Wednesday, January 24, 2018

In the News:

  • SCOTUS Wades Into Area of Bankruptcy ‘Confusion’-  Bloomberg BNA’s Bankruptcy Law Reporter (1/22 – Commonwealth Law Professor Juliet Moringiello is quoted in this article)
  • Symposium: Nothing undignified about political messaging — in America, we call that democracy – SCOTUS Blog (1/23 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla contributes an opinion piece for this online symposium focused on an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that considers whether a Minnesota law banning political apparel at polling places is overboard under the First Amendment)
  • Student achievers in Bucks, Montgomery counties recognized – The Intelligencer (1/23 – Widener undergraduate students are recognized by their local news for achieving dean’s list in the 2017 fall semester. Additional dean’s list coverage can be found in CentralJersey.com, Bethlehem Press, and The Dundalk Eagle.)
  • Does free speech need protecting on Pa. college campuses? – Reading Eagle (1/24 – This article quotes Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla)

Alumni News:

  • Greeley and Hansen Appoints Two New Principals – KFM BFM 100.7 San Diego (1/23 – Widener graduate Michael J. Hope is named one of two new principals at Greeley and Hansen) 
  • People in the news, Jan. 23 – McKnight’s Senior Living (1/23 – Andy Fritz, a Widener graduate, is named general manager of Homestead at Hamilton)

Athletics Update:

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Food & Drug Law Assoc. Organizational Meeting; 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.; Polishook Hall Room 303
  • BLSA Meeting; 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.; Location TBD
  • Anti-Money Laundering Educational Event; 5:15 – 9 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Jurist in Residence Lecture: Judging Judges-Judicial Discipline in PA; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Room A180 & Gallery
  • Trivia Night; 6:30 – 10 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe