A Marketplace Morning Report analysis of why money was wasted in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts included commentary by Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and an appointed member of the Commission on Wartime Contracting.
Appearing on CNN, University of Baltimore Law Professor Michael Higginbotham says that regardless of what the jury does in the Trayvon Martin murder case, "the most important thing is that justice be done."
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Higginbotham was a guest of Piers Morgan on CNN on June 25 to add insights into the Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the Voting Rights Act. "I think it's really sad," Higginbotham said.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Garrett Epps says that the "display of rudeness" by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito toward his colleague, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was "jarring," and brought "gasps" from the audience watching the court's proceedings on June 24.
Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a former member of the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting, tells the Washington Post that government oversight of private contractors checking security clearances is a "mere formality."
"The notion that government officials have the final decision about granting or denying clearances is a mere fig leaf, and a pretty small one at that," Tiefer said.