Nor is this the only time University of Maryland law clinics have run amok. In the 1980s, Gov. William Donald Schaefer barred those same clinics from using state funds to sue state agencies. And recently, our legislators have asked for an audit of the clinics activities and expenditures. Those clinic expenditures are taxpayers' money. And yet The Sun says, "...requiring taxpayers to foot the bill for a private civil suit is outrageous." You can't have it both ways.