Professor Justin Borg-Barthet (BA) (Malta), Dip. Not. Pub. (Malta), LLD (Malta), LLM (Aberdeen), PhD (Aberdeen) joined the University of Aberdeen School of Law as a lecturer in 2012. He studied Law and European Studies at the University of Malta. After qualifying as an advocate in Malta, he pursued postgraduate studies at the University of Aberdeen. This was followed by a lecturership at the University of Dundee.
His research explores the legitmacy of the private international law of the European Union, with particular reference to the principle of mutual recognition. The work addresses the balance between individual freedoms and the residual rights of EU Member States to govern their socio-economic affairs.
Professor Douglas Bain BA, (RGIT), LLB, Dip LP, LLM (all Aberdeen), joined the Law School of Aberdeen University on a full-time basis in September 2012, where he specializes in Scots private law topics and is a member of the University of Aberdeen School of Law Property Law Centre. Before coming to Aberdeen University to study law as a mature student, he worked for a national housing rights charity. As an advisor, he undertook housing advice casework including advocacy work in the Sheriff Court, in homelessness appeals, Housing Benefit appeals, and Rent Assessment Committees, Prof. Bain also has experience as a standards auditor under the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice. His LLM thesis was on the regulation by statute of complaints against solicitors in Scotland. He is currently working on completing his PhD thesis on the use and management of common property in Scotland.
Professor Garret Power (BA) , LLB (Duke University), LLM (University of Illinois), was granted emeritus status in 2007. He continues as an active scholar and teacher. During Maryland Law School's Fall semester of each year he teaches courses in constitutional law and legal history. The constitutional law course is based upon his book "Constitutional Limitations on Land Use Controls, Environmental Regulations and Governmental Exactions."
During a 2007 Summer session in Scotland Professor Power collaborated with faculty members from the University of Aberdeen while teaching a course in Comparative Constitutional Property that compared the law in Scotland, German, South Africa with that of the United States. He taught Property as a Visiting Professor at George Washington University School of Lawin the Spring of 2008 and at West Virginia College of Law in the Spring of 2009.
Throughout his career Prof. Power has maintained an active research interest in the public regulation of water and land resources. During his early work while concentrating on the environmental law, he prepared the first comprehensive legal study of the Chesapeake Bay and the first draft of the Maryland wetland law. Prof. Power's more recent scholarship has considered both constitutional law and legal history. He has prepared both teaching materials and articles considering the constitutional limitations on the land use controls, environmental regulations and governmental exactions.
Professor Leigh Goodmark joined the faculty in 2003. Prior to joining the faculty, she directed the Children and Domestic Violence Project at the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law. Prof. Goodmark previously taught in the Families and the Law Clinic at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. She also practiced family law in the District of Columbia at Bread for the City and Zacchaeus Free Clinic, a holistic neighborhood service center, and was the recipient of a Skadden Arps Fellowship. After graduating from Stanford Law School, she clerked for the Hon. Robert G. Doumar of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.
Prof. Goodmark is the president of CLEA and president of the Board of Directors of the Women's Law Center of Maryland. From 2003-2005, she served on the Maryland State Bar Association Family Law Section Council. Prof. Goodmark is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Child Custody and the Editorial Review Panel of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' Juvenile and Family Court Journal. She is a member of the Maryland, District of Columbia and California bars.
Professor David Carey Miller, University of Aberdeen
School of Law, Taylor Building
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen, AB24 3UB Scotland
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Gloria Joy, University of Baltimore
Assistant to American Stateside Director