Thursday, July 18, 2019

In the News:

Finishing Touches: Editing Descriptions of the Law for Persuasion
Appellate Advocacy Blog
July 16, 2019
Amanda Sholtis, professor of law at Widener Commonwealth Law, writes about the importance of not just the application of the law, but the description of it when it comes to effective advocacy.

Reflections on the U.S. space program a half-century after Apollo 11
Space News
July 16, 2019
Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy and director of the Widener Observatory, writes this opinion piece (pages 35-37) on the U.S. space program’s impact on human advances and discoveries across the solar system as well as on his personal education and career.

$900,000 Delaware City refinery settlement includes permit changes
Delaware News Media
July 17, 2019
The Delaware City Refining Company will pay DNREC penalties totaling $950,000 to resolve a series of air quality violations as well as several permit appeals, which Ken Kristl, professor and director of the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law, says will help the refinery gain some operational flexibility.

Academic Achievement July 18
Chadds Ford Live
July 18, 2019
Maggie Thomas earned a doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the May 2019 commencement ceremony. Additional recent graduates are featured in The Abington Journal.

Fish Our of Water: Episode 2
SwimSwam Podcast
July 17, 2019
In this episode of Fish Out of Water, host John Culhane, a professor at Delaware Law, interviews Tina Andrews, co-owner and general manager of the New York Breakers, one of the newest teams in the International Swimming League.

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