Friday, January 4, 2019

In the News:

Parking war erupts between Widener and Chester 
Delaware County Daily Times
January 4, 2019
This article summarizes the recent complaint of trespass filed by Widener against the City of Chester requesting a preliminary injunction against the installation of parking meters on campus. This headline also appeared on this morning’s CBS3 Eyewitness News.

Law schools benefit from renewed interest in judicial activism
Pennsylvania Business Central
December 21, 2018
Commonwealth Law’s John Benfield, associate dean for admissions and administration, and Eden Mandrell, director of the career development office, are featured in this article that examines how judicial activism has led to an increase in law school applicants.

Stakeholders Weigh In on the Key Biosimilar Developments of 2018
The Center for Biosimilars
December 31, 2018
Joseph P. Fuhr, professor emeritus in the School of Business Administration, shares the most notable moments in biosimilars during 2018 and what he hopes for the developing industry in the coming year.

Connolly Gallagher Partners Speak at Del. Tax Institute Conference
Delaware Law Weekly
December 31, 2018
Delaware Law School hosted the Delaware Tax Institute’s conference “2018 Tax Developments & Planning: Where Are We After TCJA?”.

Delaware Cases To Watch In 2019
Law360
January 1, 2019
The case of Anthem Inc. v. Cigna Corp. is one to watch in the new year according to Larry Hamermesh, emeritus professor of law at Delaware Law School.

2018: A Year of Highs and Lows; Smiles and Tears
The Spirit
January 1, 2019
In 2018, the Widener Partnership Charter School won the 2018 Heritage Bowl, edging out students from the Chester-Upland School of the Arts, Stetser and Main Street Elementary schools.

WDEL News Radio (no link available)
January 3, 2019
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield spoke on the WDEL news radio program Del-AWARE about the legal implications of pornography videos that are edited to depict the faces of unsuspecting, innocent women.

Plastic bag mural spans I-95 bridge in Chester
Delaware County Daily Times
January 3, 2019
Widener students and Adjunct Professor Sarah Heyward created a plastic bag mural on the fencing of the Walnut Street pedestrian bridge which connects the university with the eastern side of the city.

Alumni News:

People in the News—Dec. 26, 2018—Judge Cynthia M. Rufe
The Legal Intelligencer
December 26, 2018
Widener Law graduate Christina A. Gonzales joined Goldberg Segalla as a partner to the law firm’s toxic tort practice.

On The Move
New Jersey Law Journal
December 27, 2018
Jennifer McCracken, a Delaware Law School graduate, is a member of the real estate tax appeal group in Archer’s Princeton office, litigating complex commercial and industrial property tax appeals.

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Pre-semester Course/Government Contracting; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; L205

Events on Main Campus on Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valley; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valle; 3 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law This Weekend:

  • MidPenn Clinical & Judicial Externships; Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; L201
  • Presemester Course/Pro Bono Practice: Elder Justice; Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; L205
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/National Competition Practice; Sunday @ 12 – 7 p.m.; A170

Events on Delaware Law Campus on Saturday:

  • Admissions Open House; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Atrium and Ruby R. Vale Courtroom