Thursday, March 21, 2019

In the News:

March 14, 2019
Coverage of the opening of the Alan J. Criswell Robotics Engineering Laboratory. The event was celebrated with a tour of the lab and brief remarks by Interm Dean Sachin Patil, Provost Fred Akl, and Mr. Criswell, ’82. Additional coverage is also is featured in the Delaware County Daily Times. (Those unable to access the story due to the paywall may email for more information.)

Nevada lawmakers to consider fee shifting in shareholder litigation
March 16, 2019
An article discussing the potential impact of “fee-shifting” legislation for corporations in Nevada quotes Lawrence Hamermesh, emeritus professor of law at Delaware Law School.

A California Jury Found Roundup Caused One Man’s Cancer in a ‘Bellwether’ Case
Pacific Standard
March 20, 2019
Jean Eggen, distinguished emerita professor at Delaware Law School, explains why this decision doesn’t bode well for Bayer, which is facing thousands of pending cases over Roundup. Article is also featured in US Politics.

CCPS board honors students for exemplary accomplishments
Maryland Independent
March 20, 2019
Lashauna Barbour is one of 13 students honored by the Board of Education for exemplary academic accomplishments. Barbour was recently accepted to Widener on an academic scholarship and plans to study biomedical engineering. She is also a finalist in the Widener Leadership Program.

How to solve climate change? There are a thousand answers
The Hill
March 21, 2019
This article is co-authored by John C. Dernbach, professor and director of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Commonwealth Law School.

Valuable Learning Credits Draw Professionals to 2nd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 4th
Gateway News Source
March 21, 2019
Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance will host the second annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 4 to provide resources for professionals facing the challenges of the fast-growing and highly regulated healthcare industry.

Alumni News:

Jomar Valve announces new promotion and hires
Supply House Times
March 19, 2019
Jomar Valve announced their new national specifications manager is Lauren Berenato, a Widener Law graduate.

Nicolas Jenner joins Landis Rath & Cobb
Hockessin Community News
March 19, 2019
Landis Rath & Cobb announced that Nicolas E. Jenner, a Delaware Law graduate, joined the firm as an associate.

Bajan attorney invests in East Flatbush
Caribbean Life News
March 20, 2019
Article profiles Widener Law graduate Terry Hinds, a former chairman of Community Board 17 in East Flatbush who now practices law in his community.

Homepage Feature Story:

Endless possibilities: Rise of Robotics

Athletics Updates:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Barristers’ Club
  • BLSA Trailblazers Social; 6 – 8 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Moot Court Practice; 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Wireless Lab
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • L&G Institute/Immigration Speaker; 12 – 1 p.m.; L206

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Faculty Recital; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • State Street Reading Series; 7 – 9 p.m.; Media Arts Council Gallery at 609 W. State Street in Media