Topic: University of Maryland School of Law
The Justice Department's civil lawsuit against the credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's aims to assign responsibility for the recent financial crisis. But expectations that Wall Street will change its ways are mixed.
The Senate passed financial reform Thursday, and President Obama will sign it, but many of the tough decisions will be made by federal regulators. How they interpret the bill will be key.
Unique ‘fingerprints’ of coal beds will help scientists track airborne toxin – and agree on controls.
The Washington Post reports that the Pentagon is refusing orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up three sites where it dumped chemicals that the EPA says have contaminated soil and drinking water and pose "imminent and substantial" dangers to public health.