Faculty in the News 2008
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Immigration Law Reform Blog

Jill Family, article cited on 12/22/08
Recent publication addresses class action immigration law suits

Concurring Opinions
James May, quoted on 12/15/08
Philadelphia Inquirer Series on Bush's EPA

Legal Theory Blog
Robert Lipkin, quoted on 12/09/08
Lipkin on Judicial Supremacy and Judicial Review

Philadelphia Inquirer
James May, quoted on 12/08/08
EPA's court follies sow doubt, delay

Philadelphia Daily News
Leonard Sosnov, quoted on 12/02/08
Pa. Parole board lifts ban

The News Journal
Dana Harrington Conner, quoted on 12/01/08
Court reaching out to Spanish speakers

Legal Theory Blog
Robert Lipkin, quoted on 12/01/08
Lipkin on Deliberative Conversationalism

News on Women
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, cited on 08/25/08
Women Law School Deans

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 11/14/08
Delco D.A. seeks to oust Yeadon official

WITF's Smart Talk Radio
Katherine Mason Jones, interviewed on 11/12/08
TOPIC: Improving The Economy in the Obama Administration

The Maine Switch
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 11/12/08
Portland’s Prohibition Tour

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 11/10/08
Hard times keep lawyers busy

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Thomas Reed, quoted on 11/10/08
Clinic works to get vets benefits on appeal

The News Journal
Jules Epstein and Thomas Reed, quoted on 11/06/08
Lawsuit over Del. executions moves on

The Community News
Robert Lipkin and Nathaniel Nichols, quoted on 11/06/08
Redefining American politics following the 2008 election

The News Journal
Patrick Kelly, wrote opinion piece on 11/02/08
Smart rules uphold system

Gristmill: The environmental news blog
John Dernbach, quoted on 11/01/08
Jump-starting climate action

C-Questor Carbon Markets and Climate Change News Blog
John Dernbach, quoted on 10/28/08
The Clean Air Act: Jump-starting climate action

The Guardian
John Dernbach, quoted on 10/27/08
The Clean Air Act: Jump-starting climate action

Drug and Device Law
Martin Kotler, quoted on 10/23/08
Kotler's Alternative to Standard Preemption Analysis

Law.com In-House Counsel
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 10/17/08
Bailout Advances Federal Role in Corporate Governance

Philadelphia Weekly
Ken Kristl, quoted on 10/15/08
Legal Eagles

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, wrote article on 10/05/08
The bottom line of this crisis

Strange Maine
Wesley Oliver, announced as guest speaker on 10//05/08
EVENT: The Dow brothers duke it out!

Maine Historical Society News
Wesley Oliver, announced as guest speaker on 10//05/08
Maine Historical Society Event

The News Journal
Robert Hayman, quoted on 10/03/08
Candidates focus on running mates

WDEL News Radio
Patrick Kelly, quoted on 10/03/08
Widener University School of Law Holds Debate Watching Party

Legal Theory Blog
Martin Kotler, quoted on 10/03/08
Kotler on Sovereign Immunity & Preemption

The News Journal
Kenneth Kristl, quoted on 10/02/08
DNREC to let Valero dredge channel

First Amendment Center
Joseph Biden, quoted on 10/01/08
Biden's record long, mostly strong on free speech

The News Journal
Robert Hayman and Paul Regan, quoted on 10/01/08
VP candidates' have divergent styles

The News Journal
Nicholas Mirkay, co-wrote article on 09/28/08
Going hungry in Delaware

The Patriot-News
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 09/27/08
Debate does little to change law students' minds

Maine Historical Society News
Wesley Oliver, announced as guest speaker on 09//26/08
Free October 2008 Events at Maine Historical Society

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 09/19/08
Pension fund sues AIG in Wilmington court

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 09/16/08
Wall Street shock waves hit Delaware

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 09/11/08
Former AIG Executives Settle Suit for $115 Million

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 09/10/08
Time Warner's TBS May Lose $500 Million in Turner Teams Lawsuit

Joseph Biden
Adjunct Law Professor Blog: Constitutional Law Professor Running Mates, 08/25/08
Gloucester Times: Biden pick adds local seasoning, 08/25/08
National Association of independent Colleges and Universities: Biden, Picked for International Expertise, Is Familiar With College Issues, 08/25/08
Chronicle of Higher Education: Biden's Higher-Education Background, 08/25/08
Metro Philadelphia: For Widener Law students, a teacher aims high, 08/26/08
Roll Call: School Pays Biden Healthy Stipend, 08/26/08
FindLaw: Some Potential Legal Implications of an Obama/Biden White House: What Biden's Senate Record Reveals, 08/27/08
DelcoTimes: Widener students proud of Biden, 08/27/08
The News Journal: Law students gather to watch Prof. Biden, 08/28/08
KYW News Radio 1060: Sen. Biden's Students Gather to Watch Dem's Convention, 08/28/08
Chronicle of Higher Education: College Affordability Championed by Biden, 09/05/08
Air America: Joe Biden Sneaks Out To Teach Class, 09/06/08
MSNBC: Biden Sneaks Out, Teaches Class, 09/06/08
Daily Local News: Biden, 'an amazing professor' , 09/07/08
The New Republic: Constitutional Biden, 09/10/08

Republican Herald
Robert Power, quoted on 09/09/08
Ethnic intimidation laws seek to punish ‘message’ crimes

The Community News
Leslie Johnson, quoted on 09/08/08
Dormant property vanishes into state coffers

The News Journal
Thomas Reed, quoted on 09/03/08
Convicted killer Capano has one option

University of New Mexico Today
Thaddeus Pope, announced as guest lecturer, 08/27/08
Medical Ethics Expert to Give Lecture at UNM

Roll Call
Robert Hayman, quoted on 08/26/08
School Pays Biden Healthy Stipend

WCPN ideastream
Robert Hayman, interviewed on 08/25/08 (note: link may expire)
Audio: The VP Pick and DNC Preview

The News Journal
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, quoted on 08/23/08
Professor Biden will cut class today

Legal Theory Blog
Benjamin Barros, quoted on 08/22/08
Barros on a Model Estates & Future Interests Law

The News Journal
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, quoted on 08/22/08
Biden scheduled to teach Widener class on Saturday

The Cape Gazette
John Nivala, quoted on 08/22/08
Homeowners association to residents: Show up or pay up

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 08/22/08
Greenberg in AIG Court Faces Losing Most of $1 Billion in Fees

The News Journal
Joseph Biden, quoted on 8/20/08
Biden mum on standing in veepstakes

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog
Lawrence Hamermesh, cited as contributor to Harvard Law School Coporate Governance Blog on 08/19/08
The Harvard Governance Blog: The view from Delaware

Paperless Insurance Blog
Christopher Robinette, new book cited on 08/19/08
University Professor Says 'Early Offers Program' Could Improve Tort System

Insurance Journal
Christopher Robinette, new book cited on 08/19/08
University Professor Says 'Early Offers Program' Could Improve Tort System

The News Journal
John Nivala, quoted on 08/19/08
How the world looks to the class of 2012

Legal Theory Blog
David Hodas, quoted on 08/08/08
Hodas & Mumma on Climate Change & Human Development

The New York Times Deal Book Blog
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 08/07/08
Parsing Icahn’s ImClone Strategy

The News Journal
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 08/06/08
Federal ruling blow to police strategy

Truth, Justice & Peace
Jules Epstein, quoted on 08/05/08
Reflections of Life

Forbes.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 08/05/08
In Bristol-ImClone Showdown, Watch Wilmington

TaxProf Blog
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, law review article cited on 08/04/08
Advice From 17 Law Deans

The News Journal
Thomas J. Reed and Jules Epstein, quoted on 07/31/08
Capano nearly out of options after ruling

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jules Epstein, quoted on 07/23/08
Pa. high court OKs forced drugging of mentally ill death-row inmates

Legal Theory Blog
Michael Goldberg, quoted on 07/23/08
Goldberg on Union Democracy

The News Journal
Robert Lipkin, quoted on 07/20/08
Jump-outs: A deterrent or profiling?

The News Journal
Dana Harrington Conner, quoted on 07/20/08
State's child abuse law becomes model

Australian IT
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 7/15/08
CA in court battle on proxies

Alabama Press-Register
Geoffrey Moulton, quoted on 7/13/08
Are prosecutors out of control?

Legal Schnauzer
Geoffrey Moulton, quoted on 7/10/08
Taking a Broad View of Public Corruption

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 07/10/08
Business world's eyes are on Del.

BET.com News
Judith Ritter, cited as defense counsel on 07/09/08
National News: L.A. DA Says High-Profile Hospital Death Is No Crime; Famed Death-Row Inmate Wants Another Trial; Affirmative Action Haters Want The Program Banned

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Judith Ritter, cited as defense counsel on 07/07/08
Abu-Jamal seeks new trial in Phila. officer’s slaying

The News Journal
Thomas J. Reed, wrote opinion column on 07/04/08
We forget debt to veterans

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 07/02/08
Corporate tax hikes not likely to hurt state

The News Journal
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, recognized for for completing 15 years as a member of The National Judicial College faculty on 07/01/08
Business People

The News Journal
Matthew Hirsch, quoted on 06/30/08
Border security fails to keep man away

The News Journal
Geoffrey Moulton, quoted on 06/29/08
Class-action suit filed against drug wholesaler

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 06/26/08
Anheuser-Busch Rejects InBev's Hostile Takeover Bid

1450 Wilmington News Radio
Robert Lipkin, quoted on 6/26/08
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Second Amendment Gun Right

The Guardian
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 06/25/08
CSX vote delay--desperate gamble or shrewd move?

The News Journal
Patrick Johnston, quoted on 06/25/08
New court official's past raises questions

Bloomberg.com
Geoffrey Moulton, quoted on 06/24/08
McKesson May Settle $15 Billion Lawsuit Over Pharmacy Profits

The Salt Lake Tribune
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 06/20/08
Would-be buyer pulls Huntsman Corp. bid, stock plunges

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 06/19/08
Huntsman Criticizes Hexion Attempt to Withdraw Offer

The News Journal
Geoffrey Moulton, quoted on 06/19/08
Federal court overturns reconsidered sentence

The Houston Chronicle
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 06/18/08
Hexion backs off Huntsman deal

The News Journal
Jules Epstein, quoted on 06/08/08
Pagans club seeks federal probe into death

The News Journal
Nathaniel Nicholas, noted for accepting 2008 PA Bar Pro Bono award on 05/18/08
School Notes

The Deal.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 5/16/08
Delaware fends off states, feds

Overlawyered
Andrew Strauss, quoted on 05/15/08
Global warming suit?

The News Journal
David Hodas, announced as elected to the governing board of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Academy of Environmental Law on 05/15/08
Business People

The News Journal
LeaNora Ruffin, announced as president-elect of the National Association for Law Placement on 05/14/08
Business People

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 05/14/08
IAC Deal With Malone Lets Diller Proceed With Spinoff

The News Journal
Anthony Doyle, quoted on 05/11/08
Lending tightens for student-loan seekers

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh and Erin Daly, wrote opinion column on 05/09/08
Game theory for fighting Democrats

The Patriot-News
John Dernbach, mentioned on 05/07/08
In your town

TownTalkNews.com
Thomas Reed, mentioned on 05/06/08
Congressman To Host Second Annual Veterans

Knowledge@Wharton
Roberta Mann, quoted on 04/30/08
'No Place to Hide': The Pressure on Companies to Address Global Warming Heats Up

The News Journal
Verne Smith, mentioned on 04/21/08
Delaware Week for the Animals

The Patriot-News
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 04/17/08
God/pot link claim won't fly, judge says

The News Journal
Jules Epstein, quoted on 04/17/08
Court: Lethal injection not cruel

WHYY's Delaware Tonight, Television Appearance
Jules Epstein, interviewed on 04/16/08 (note: link may expire)
Professor Epstein spoke about U.S.Supreme Court ruling on lethal injection

The News Journal

Thomas Reed, quoted on 04/16/08
U.S. judge turns down new trial for Capano

The News Journal
Judith Ritter, mentioned on 04/16/08
Panel agrees: race, death penalty linked

Central Penn Business Journal
J. Palmer Lockard II, quoted on 04/11/08
Widener tackles law, economics, race

WHYY's Delaware Tonight, Television Appearance
Pamela Perry, interviewed on 04/08/08 (note: link may expire)
Professor Perry spoke about a court decision involving medical benefits for retirees over age 65

The Patriot-News
Christopher Robinette, quoted on 04/04/08
Doubt greets pill claim, man says

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 04/03/08
Bear Stearns' assets will call Del. home

The Patriot-News
Benjamin Barros, announced as chairman of the Association of American Law Schools' Property Law Section on 04/02/08
Trade Talk

The Daily Times
Thomas Reed, mentioned on 03/31/08
SUSSEX: Workshop offers tools for historic preservation

The News Journal
John Culhane, quoted on 03/31/08
STD at core of suit in NCCo

CNN Money
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/27/08
Judge Orders Banks To Fund $19 Billion Clear Channel Buyout

CNN Money
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/27/08
Court Order Hands Early, If Temporary, Win To Clear Channel

CNN Money
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/27/08
Clear Channel Gets Temp Order Forcing Banks To Act

The News Journal
Jules Epstein, quoted on 03/22/08
Without a body, can jury convict?

Philadelphia Inquirer
Judith Ritter, quoted on 03/20/08
Trial ordered for bookkeeper accused of stealing $900,000

The News Journal
Sydney Howe-Barksdale, announced as new PIRC Director on 03/13/08
Business People

Condé Nast Portfolio
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/13/08
Diller on the Stand

The New York Times
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/12/2008
Trial on Control of IAC Focuses on a Deal’s Intent

The New York Times
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/11/2008
Malone Speaks of Diller as Court Battle Starts

The Patriot-News
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 03/05/08
Sacramental pot seen as long shot

The Patriot-News
Wesley Oliver, quoted on 03/05/08
Marijuana for religious purposes?

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/02/08
Delaware's corporate dominance threatened

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/02/08
Del. legal academic sees time for a change

Philadelphia Inquirer
James May, quoted on 03/01/08
EPA chief defends California decision

WHYY's Delaware Tonight, Television Appearance
Lawrence Hamermesh, interviewed on 02/26/08 (note: link may expire)
Professor Lawrence Hamermesh gave the legal lesson segment on the merger talks between Microsoft and Yahoo

The News Journal
Thomas Reed, quoted on 02/22/08
Capano will get hearing on new trial bid

The News Journal
Thomas Reed, quoted on 02/21/08
Judge to hear arguments in murder conviction

The Intelligencer
Verne Smith, quoted on 02/17/08
BCCC should oppose Tyler deer hunt

The News Journal
Lawrence Connell, quoted on 02/16/08
Store owner's use of gun faces review

The News Journal
Lawrence Connell, quoted on 02/15/08
Police say liquor store worker shooting at robber was justified

WHYY's Delaware Tonight, Television Appearance
John Culhane, interviewed on 02/08/08 (note: link may expire)
Legal Perspective on Bioethics and the Lauren Richardson Case

Wenatchee World Online
Andrew Fichter, quoted on 02/06/08
Medical tourism needs a thorough checkup, critics say

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
Associate Provost and Dean of the Law School, Linda L. Ammons, mentioned on 2/04/08
DuPont's Pipeline Projects: Tools For Diversity In The Workplace

Condé Nast Portfolio
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 02/01/08
When "Best" Isn't Good Enough, Call a Lawyer

The Patriot-News
John L. Gedid Lecture, promoted on 01/31/08
Seeds of NAACP to be described

The Village Voice
Joseph Biden, quoted on 1/29/08
Getting Our Reputation Back

Bloomberg.com
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 1/29/08
IAC Shares Rise Over Skepticism of Malone Board Plan

The Atlantic.com
Michael Dimino Sr., quoted on 01/24/08
Scalia's Son Endorses Romney; Lots Of Fred-Heads Re-Camp

Condé Nast Portfolio
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 1/23/08
Was B of A Blindsided by Countrywide Lawsuits?

The News Journal
Erin Daly, quoted on 01/22/08
Abortion battle shifts from rallies to ballots

The News Journal
Thomas Reed, quoted on 1/21/08
Judicial vacancy puts hundreds of cases on hold

The Patriot-News
Michael Dimino Sr., quoted on 01/18/08
Strip-search suit hinges on prison paperwork

WHYY-TV12
Patrick Kelly, interviewed 01/08/2008
Professor Patrick Kelly gave the legal lesson segment on WHYY Tuesday, January 8 on the topic of homeowner insurance policies in Delaware

The Patriot-News
Wesley Oliver, wrote opinion column on 01/08/08
With all the flaws in our system, I saw a large number of citizens invest an extraordinary amount of time to learn about the candidates and the complex process that is the Iowa caucus.

The News Journal
Andrew Fichter, quoted on 01/06/08
'Medical tourists' seek a miracle cure; Afflicted foreigners spend heavily on questionable treatments in China

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