Friday, August 17, 2018

In the News:

Law Scholars decry quotas for immigration judges
Law360
August 14, 2018
Commonwealth Professor of Law and Government Jill Family was quoted in the article and is a signatory on the letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Scholars Remember the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin
Black News Net
August 16, 2016
Dr. Richard M. Cooper, an assistant professor of social work, pays tribute to the late Aretha Franklin.

The Cake Controversy That Just Won’t Go Away
Politico
August 16, 2018
Written by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane, this article argues that the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this summer to side step an issue presented by Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission will impact decisions in similar anti-discrimination cases such as Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Elenis.

Interview: Ken Pobo
The Maynard
August 2018
Article features an interview with English Professor Ken Pobo.

Community Journalism Workshop Slated in Chester
Delaware County Daily Times (no link available)
August 17, 2018
Featured in today’s paper is a promotion for an upcoming community workshop by journalist and Chester native Tanisha Laverne Grant in partnership with Widener.

Athletics Update:

Events this Weekend on Commonwealth Law Campus:

  • Pro Bono Practice I; Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; L205
  • Intro to Legal Process Exam; Saturday @ 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.; TBD
  • Meet your Faculty Advisor; Saturday @ 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; The Pit
  • Law Review Orientation; Sunday @ 9 – 10 a.m.; TBD