Greenberger Joins Law Community at Event Exploring Islamophobia
From MD Carey Law: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/about/features/feature_details.html?feature=443
More than 150 students, professors, advocates and others packed the Moot Court Room at Maryland Carey Law for an intense, thought-provoking conversation about the rise of Islamophobia in light of recent terrorist events spanning several continents.
“Misconceptions and negative rhetoric are at an all-time high for the Muslim community,” said second-year student Faiza Hasan, who organized “Combating Islamophobia—Constitutional Issues Affecting Muslim Americans and Asian Americans in a Post-9/11 World,” a discussion timed to coincide with the anniversary of Korematsu v. United States, the Supreme Court decision that upheld the internment of Japanese Americans in the interest of protecting national security. “Although now frowned upon, the case still stands as law,” Hasan observed…
“ISIS has put tremendous resources into online recruiting,” said Professor Michael Greenberger, director of the university’s Center for Health and Homeland Security. “So there is a lot more online monitoring going on around the world.”