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.
Stephen B. Awalt, J.D. '85, an attorney in Towson, contributed an opinion piece in The Baltimore Sun about the University of Baltimore School of Law's new home, the John and Frances Angelos Law Center.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Greg Dolin was quoted in several news outlets following the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling that DNA is a product of nature and thus cannot be patented and used for profit.
"The worst fears of the biotechnology industry have not been realized," Dolin said.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has posted a review of the University of Baltimore's new John and Frances Angelos Law Center.
"The new building is ... as memorable as any in the city," says reporter Lawrence Biemiller.
A $1 million gift from Peter Angelos, LL.B. '61, will be used by the University of Baltimore School of Law to strengthen its Baltimore Scholars Program, an intensive, one-on-one approach to enhancing diversity in legal education and in the wider legal community. The five-year-old initiative will be renamed the Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence. Both Peter Angelos and his sister, Fannie Angelos, LL.B. '51, are graduates of the School of Law. The formal announcement of the gift was made on June 10.