John J. Capowski is a Professor of Law at Widener's Harrisburg campus. He is an honors graduate of Hamilton College and has his Doctor of Law from the Cornell Law School. Following law school graduation Professor Capowski worked as an attorney with the Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation in Rochester, New York. After his work with that federally funded Legal Services program, he returned to Cornell as a faculty member and served as the Director of Cornell's clinical program.
Professor Capowski then joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served as an associate professor and directed the Legal Services Clinic, one of Maryland's clinical programs. He also was the first Director of Education and Training for the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, and he has served as a visiting faculty member at both the University of New Mexico and West Virginia University.
In 1994, Professor Capowski joined Widener's faculty as an associate professor. He has written in the areas of administrative law, evidence, lawyering skills, public benefits, public interest law, and fly fishing. He teaches evidence, civil procedure, comparative law, and an advanced evidence seminar, and he has taught in Widener’s international programs in Geneva, Venice, and Sydney.
The Honorable Randy J. Holland is the youngest person to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court, having been recommended to the Governor by a bipartisan merit selection committee. Prior to his appointment and confirmation in 1986, Justice Holland was in private practice as a partner at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell. In January 1999, he was reappointed and confirmed unanimously for a second twelve-year term. Justice Holland graduated from Swarthmore College. He also graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, cum laude, where he received the Loughlin Award for legal ethics. Justice Holland received a Master of Laws in the Judicial Process from the University of Virginia Law School.
Professor Massimiliano Granieri
is a professor of comparative private law and economic analysis at the University of Foggia Law School and professor of Intellectual Property Rights Management at LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Management and Economics. Prof. Granieri earned a J.D., with distinction, from LUISS “Guido Carli”, Italy, an LL.M. from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Law from the University of Florence. He also was a Jemolo Fellow at Nuffield College in Oxford, the United Kingdom. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Texas School of Law’s Jamail Center for Legal Studies and worked as legal counsel in the Office of Technology Transfer, Office of the President, University of California-Oakland. He is an appointed expert with the Ministry of Economic Development, Italian Patent and Trademark Office Directorate and advisor to European Patent Academy, European Patent Office. He has practiced and published extensively in Italian and English in the areas of comparative private law and intellectual property.