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Law Professor: President Has Options for Ending Shutdown

Law Professor: President Has Options for Ending Shutdown

October 11, 2013

Appearing on MSNBC, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Charles Tiefer says President Obama has a handful of options to bring the government shutdown to an end.

Law Professor: Treasury Sec. Will Break Law If He Ignores Congress on Debt Ceiling

Law Professor: Treasury Sec. Will Break Law If He Ignores Congress on Debt Ceiling

October 11, 2013

University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Garrett Epps tells the New York Post that U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will be in violation of the Second Liberty Bond Act of 1917 if he ignores Congress and pays the nation's creditors beyond the debt ceiling, which the country is expected to hit in the next several days.

Chinese Judges Visit UB School of Law for Training

Chinese Judges Visit UB School of Law for Training

October 9, 2013

Twenty judges from the Nanjing, China, People's Intermediate Court are attending a two-week training program at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where they will explore the American judicial system and civil procedure.

Law Professor: U.S. in a 'Fiscal Coma'

Law Professor: U.S. in a 'Fiscal Coma'

October 7, 2013

Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and former deputy general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, tells CNBC that the federal government isn't shutdown - it's more like a "fiscal coma."

Law Professor: Government Shutdowns Start with a Legal Opinion

Law Professor: Government Shutdowns Start with a Legal Opinion

September 30, 2013

Speaking on NPR, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Charles Tiefer, an expert in Congressional rules and federal regulations, says the looming shutdown of the nation's government is rooted in a legal opinion rendered during the Carter administration.

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