Tuesday, February 19, 2019

In the News:

Banning cashless stores: A little legal research may have saved Philly’s City Council a lot of trouble
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 16, 2019
Cary L. Flitter, a consumer law professor at his alma mater Delaware Law School, explains that the state’s “Cash Consumer Protection Act” prohibits a bill outlining a ban on cashless stores in Philadelphia.

Widener University Students Come Down to Help with Business Strategy
Osceola Business
February 16, 2019
Engineering students traveled to Kissimmee City Hall to develop a new strategy for the city’s Underground Refuse System that would improve client services and government relations.

WDEL Radio
February 18, 2019
Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla spoke with Allan Loudell on WDEL yesterday regarding the constitutionality of President Trump’s use of the presidential power of declaring a national emergency in regard to building a border wall.

Will Trump’s emergency declaration stand up in court?: Today’s talker
USA Today
February 18, 2019
Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla argues in this opinion piece how the president’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is unconstitutional.

Distinguished Speaker to Discuss Telemedicine Compliance at Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 4th, 2019
Pharmacy Choice
February 18, 2019
Attorney and legislative specialist Andrew B. Wilson will serve as the Distinguished Speaker at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium hosted by Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance.

5 applications for physiotherapists help them practice their work more efficiently
Nava
iOrtho+, a device invented by Physical Therapy Professor Dawn Gullick, is listed among items that help physiotherapists carry out their work more efficiently.

Commencement Speakers Announced: Connecticut College, Duke, Grove City, Northwestern, Robert Morris, Rutgers-Newark, Seton Hall, Tulane, U California San Diego, U Pennsylvania, U Utah, U Wisconsin Madison, Webster, Widener
Inside Higher Ed
February 19, 2019
Patrick Murphy, a former U.S. representative, former under secretary of the U.S. Army and Commonwealth Law alumnus, will be Widener’s 2019 commencement speaker.

Alumni News:

Whiteford Taylor’s Bankruptcy Team Adds Veteran In Delaware
Law360
February 15, 2019
Delaware Law graduate Marc Abrams joined Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP’s Wilmington office.

Press Release:

Public invited to Widener student and faculty recitals

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Health Lecture Series: Sexuality Education Strategies for Perspective Transformation; 6 – 7 p.m.; University Center, Room A

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • CDO OCI/OGC; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; DCR/A137
  • LEXIS/1L Open Brief Training; 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; L203
  • Faculty Development Workshop; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; L202
  • RLM/Committee Meeting; 1:15 – 3 p.m.; Flex Room
  • LEXIS/1L Open Brief Training; 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.; Wireless Room
  • Yoga Class Series; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe
  • Moot Court Competition Practices; 5 – 8 p.m.; A180
  • Student Town Hall LSSSE Popcorn Kickoff; 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit
  • Albany Moot Court Practice; 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; A170

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Federalist Society – Clark Neily, VP for Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; 12 – 1 p.m.; L237