Thursday, January 24, 2019

In the News:

DA: New Mumia Abu-Jamal files show no sign of judge conflict
The Washington Post
January 22, 2019
Delaware Law School Professor Judith L. Ritter, director of the criminal defense clinic, is a lead lawyer on Abu-Jamal’s appeal. This article, originally published by the Associated Press, is featured in the Indiana Gazette and Times News Online.

Chester had a KING sized MLK weekend
Chester Matters Blog
January 22, 2019
Coverage of MLK Day events across Chester including the MLK Day Fair  at Widener hosted by the Multicultural Student Affairs Office and multicultural student organizations.

Celebrity predators should be ‘canceled’
The Daily Orange
January 23, 2019
A new documentary outlining the serious accusations against the singer R. Kelly left fans questioning whether they should continue to support the artist. Erika Evans-Weaver, an assistant clinical professor in the Center for Human Sexuality, is quoted arguing that celebrities should be held to the same standard as the rest of society. This article also appeared in Black News and Information.

Law notes: Robinson+Cole opens office; Richards, Layton & Finger top M&A owner; new disciplinary counsel; IP Firm of Year
Delaware Business Now
January 23, 2019
Luke W. Mette, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School, has been named Chief Disciplinary Counsel by the Delaware Supreme Court.

Peters paces Widener to another road win
Delaware County Daily Times
January 23, 2019
Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams topped Albright yesterday. Game coverage is available WFMZ Allentown and Reading Eagle.

Alumni News:

Warwick grad, Heather Adams in the running for County DA
The Lititz Record Express
January 23, 2019
Commonwealth Law graduate Heather Adams is one of the GOP candidates campaigning to become the new Lancaster County District Attorney.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Women’s Indoor Track & Field vs. Jumps and Throws Meet; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Indoor Track & Field vs. Jumps and Throws Meet; 4 p.m.; Home
  • State Street Reading Series: Undergraduate Night; 7 – 9 p.m.; Media Arts Council Gallery at 609 W. State Street in Media, PA

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • Moot Court Practice; 5 – 6 p.m.; L201
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/National Competition Practice; 6 – 11L30 p.m.; A180