Monday, October 1, 2018

In the News:

Liveblog: Delaware mentions threaded throughout Christine Blasey Ford testimony
Delaware News Journal
September 27, 2018
This outlet joined Delaware Law School students as they watched the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings last week.

Chris Coons: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
September 27, 2018
Delaware Senator Chris Coons holds an honorary law degree from Delaware Law School.

September 28, 2018
Distinguished Professor John Culhane of Delaware Law School spoke on WDEL radio about the Senate’s recommendation for an FBI investigation into allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Two local law school deans endorse call for FBI investigation of Kavanaugh allegations
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 28, 2018
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla and Distinguished Professor John Culhane share their opinions about the delayed vote and an FBI investigation in the the Kavanaugh allegations.

Kavanaugh allegations put new focus on sex crimes
Delaware State News
September 29, 2018
Delaware Law School professor Judith Ritter explains why some sexual assault cases are not reported or may not be brought to court.

College Football: Vierling steps in to help Widener stave off comeback
Delaware County Daily Times
September 29, 2018
Coverage of the Widener football victory over Lebanon Valley.

Acceptance of Brett Kavanaugh would be acceptance of rape culture
The Daily Orange
September 30, 2018
Article quotes Shana Maier, an associate professor and director of the master’s criminal justice program.

65 percent of applicants to Widener University were admitted for fall 2017
Keystone Business News
September 30, 2018
Facts and figures on the Widener student body.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Voter Registration Drive; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center atrium
  • Monday Twilight Sessions; 7 – 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory
  • Philadelphia Speaker Series: James Comey; 8 – 10 p.m.; Kimmel Center, Philadelphia

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Legal Methods Research Class; 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; A180
  • Student Socials; 4:30 – 6 p.m.; Dean Johnson Residence

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • DiBona Moot Court Competition Sign-Ups; all day; Main Street