University of Maryland School of Law  (1978)

Associate Editor, The Maryland Law Forum

Assistant Editor, The Maryland Law Review

 

Brandeis University (1975)

magna cum laude

Associate Editor, student newspaper The Justice

 

University of Maryland, College Park (before transfer to Brandeis)

Associate Editor, student newspaper, The Diamondback

(won several awards for feature and news writing)

 

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Current Member, The Daily Record Editorial Advisory Board

(writes and votes on editorials generated from members, to run in The Daily Record,

Maryland’s legal and business newspaper)

 

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Adjunct professor, legal research and writing, University of Baltimore Law School (for two years)

 

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Author, No Greater Threat: America After September 11 and the Rise of a National Security State (Algora Publishing 2002, second edition 2005). The first part of the book analyzes the entire USA PATRIOT Act (still the only book to do so) and the second edition also includes the Homeland Security Act and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act. The second part of the book explores the author’s 12 characteristics of a national security state by, for example, looking at selected legal cases, congressional action, international developments, and current trends.