Thursday, November 29, 2018

In the News:

Climate petition calls on Pa. to cut emissions through cap-and-trade system
WHYY
November 28, 2018
Article references Widener Law Commonwealth Professor John Dernbach’s recently co-authored paper for The Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law that argues the Environmental Rights Amendment creates a constitutional duty for Pennsylvania to act on climate change.

Four Scouts Earn The Rank Of Eagle
Town Lively
November 2018
Engineering undergraduate student Tristan Fish earned the rank of Eagle, the highest award in Boy Scouting.

The Trump administration’s denial of transgender identity is a denial of science
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 28, 2018
Featured online and in today’s paper is an opinion piece written by Widener’s Kate Goodrich, associate professor of biology, Justin Sitron, director of the Center for Human Sexuality, and John Culhane, co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute at Delaware Law, that closely examines the science and addresses the misconceptions behind the Trump Administration’s continuing attempt to ban transgender people from serving in the military.

KYW-AM Radio
November 28, 2018
Widener hosted the annual veterans appreciation event hosted by the Travis Manion Foundation. The event featured a football match-up between St. Joseph’s Prep and Father Judge High School.

College Basketball: Drexel goes wire-to-wire again to beat La Salle
Delaware County Daily Times
November 28, 2018
Post-game write-up of both the men’s and women’s basketball games against Messiah.

Alumni News:

Joseph T. Giglia II joins ECMC Corporation
Buffalo News
November 28, 2018
Widener Law graduate Joseph T. Giglia II was appointed to the position of chief human resources officer for ECMC Corporation.

Athletic Updates:

Women’s Basketball: Messiah 69, Widener 66
Men’s Basketball: Messiah 73, Widener 62

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Legal Methods Exam – Prof. Sholtis; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; A180
  • Admin Meeting; 10 – 11 a.m.; DCR
  • Professional Resp. Review Session with Prof. Lee; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; L203
  • Property Review with Prof. Dernbach; 12 – 1 p.m.; L202
  • Civil Procedure Review with Prof. S. Raeker-Jordan; 3:25 – 4 p.m.; L203
  • December Grads Reception; 4 -6 p.m.; The Gallery, Administration Building
  • Constitutional Law Review Session with Prof. Lee; 5:10 – 5:55 p.m.; L202
  • Oral Arguments for Legal Methods III: Appellate Advocacy; 8 – 10 p.m.; A170

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street
  • Phi Alpha Delta – Mock Trial Info Session; 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Main Law Building, Room 126