Friday, September 7, 2018

In the News:

The anonymous op-ed: Why would The New York Times run an unnamed tell-all article?
USA Today
September 6, 2018
In an examination of the recent anonymous op-ed published by the New York Times, Rem Rieder, a former USA TODAY media columnist who will teach media ethics at Widener this fall, explains why the decision to run the piece was unethical. This article also appeared in a number of local publications.

Following online outrage and revenue hit, HMAC files chapter 11 bankruptcy as a prelude to sale
The Burg
September 6, 2018
Article quotes Juliet Moringiello, an associate dean and bankruptcy law expert at Widener Commonwealth Law.

Alumni News:

Maryland Public Service Commission appoints two public utility law judges
Daily Energy Insider
September 6, 2018
The Maryland Public Service Commission announced the appointment of Kristin Case Lawrence, a Widener Law graduate, as a public utility law judge.

RBC Global Asset Management appoints new head of Global Institutional Distribution
Market Watch
September 6, 2018
Delaware Law graduate Jeff Masom was appointed Global Head of Institutional Distribution for RBC Global Asset Management.

Delco GOP head joins Supreme Court Disciplinary Board
Delaware County Daily Times
September 6, 2018
Delaware County Republican Party Chairman and Widener Law graduate Andrew Reilly is now a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

In Defense of the Country Lawyer
New York Times
September 6, 2018
This article mentions Widener Commonwealth Law graduate and White House counsel Don McGhan.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Friday Evening Stargazing; 8 – 9 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Joint Contracts Class; 2 – 3:30 p.m.; A180
  • WJLER Initial Staff Meeting; 3 – 8 p.m.; L201

Events for Main Campus on Saturday: