Thursday, February 21, 2019

In the News:

Law school dean calls President’s emergency declaration unconstitutional
Delaware 105.9 News Talk
February 19, 2019
Rod Smolla, dean of Delaware Law School, expresses his view as to why he believes the President’s emergency declaration will eventually be overturned.

Opinion: Does a cross memorializing soldiers violate the separation of church and state?
The News Journal
February 20, 2019
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield writes about whether or not a Peace Cross displayed in Maryland violates the constitutional principle of separation of church and state.

Widener University Delaware Law School Meets Demand for Paralegals; Open House on March 9
Pivot Today
February 20, 2019
Delaware Law School is helping to prepare paralegals for future positions by hosting a Paralegal Program Open House at the Polishook Hall Atrium On Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Republicans created their Trumpenstein monster. It’s up to them to do something about it
Pennsylvania Capital Star
February 21, 2019
This opinion piece is written by Commonwealth Law Distinguished and Emeritus Professor of Law Michael J. Cozzillio.

Alumni News:

Sandra Thompson, another member of ‘Grandview Five,’ again running for judge
York Dispatch
February 19, 2019
Sandra Thompson, a Commonwealth Law graduate, is once again running for judge on the York County Court of Common Pleas.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Widener Community Reading Group: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson; 2 – 3 p.m.; Wolfgram Memorial Library, Drost Room, Second Floor
  • Statewide Redistricting Town Hall; 6 – 7:30 p.m.; Quick Center, Room 207
  • Town Hall with Congresswomen Mary Gay Scanlon (PA 5th district) moderated by Professor Jim Vike; 7 – 8 p.m.; Lathem Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Admin Meeting; 10 – 11 a.m.; DCR
  • CDO/Interviews; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; A109
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • CDO on Campus Interviews OCI/Cunningham Chernicoff; 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.; Dean’s Conference Room
  • Meditation Class Series; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe
  • Advocacy Certificate Interest Meeting; 5 – 6 p.m.; L203
  • Moot Court Competition Practices; 5 – 8 p.m.; A180
  • Albany Moot Court Practice; 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; A170