Summer Write-On Competition

August 3rd, 2012 No comments

The Summer Write-On Competition has ended.  Offers to new members will go out on August 5, 2012.  New Member Orientation will be on August 11, 2012.

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Volume 18:2 Has Been Added To The Website

July 19th, 2012 No comments

Check It Out Here: Volume 18:2

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Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Editorial Board!

March 12th, 2012 No comments
Editor in Chief- Pat Furlong
External Managing Editor- Colleen Durkin
Internal Managing Editor- Erica Sharp
Articles Editors- Brian McCarthy, Lauren Rosenman, Jeff Farmer, Suzanne Davies
Research Editors- Julie Harahush, Matt Pierce
Bluebook Editors- Julie Nugent, Caitlin Gregory, Will Kassab
Associate Editors- Russell Uliase, Mike Overman
Business Editor- Robert Schweiger
Manuscript Editor- Allen Thompson
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February 24th, 2012 No comments

Annual WLR Alumni Reception

Friday, March 23, 2012

10 Arts Bistro Lounge

The Ritz Carlton

10 Avenue of the Arts

Broad & Chestnut

Philadelphia, PA

215 523 8273

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2011 Symposium

October 25th, 2011 No comments

Lessons from Tragedy: Legal, Professional, and Ethical Issues Raised by Bradley and Beyond

Agenda

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8:00-8:30 am Registration/Check-in & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00 am Welcome to the Symposium
Introduction

M. Stewart Ryan, Editor-in-Chief

Widener Law Review

 

Dean’s Welcome

Linda Ammons,  Associate Provost & Dean

Widener University School of Law

Message From The Governor

Governor Jack Markell

 

9:00-9:30 am Investigation & Report
Speaker

Linda Ammons, Associate Provost & Dean

Widener University School of Law

 

9:30-10:45  am Panel I – Health Law and Professional Ethics and Liability
Moderator

Jean Eggen,  Distinguished Professor of Law

Widener University School of Law

 

Speakers

Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director

Delaware Division of Public Health

Dr. William McNett, Director

Nemours

John Culhane, Professor of Law

Widener University School of Law

Question & Answer

 

10:45-11:00 am Break
 

 

11:00 am -12:45 pm

 

 

Panel II – Criminal Law

Moderator

Jules Epstein, Associate Professor of Law

Widener University School of Law

 

Speakers

Stephen Henderson, Professor of Law

Oklahoma University

Risa Ferman, District Attorney

Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Chrysanthi Leon, Professor of Law

University of Delaware
The Honorable Albert Cepparulo

Bucks County Court of Common Pleas

 

12:45-1:45 pm Lunch (Barrister’s Club)
1:45 – 3:00 pm Panel III – Child Advocacy
Moderator

Janine Howard-O’Rangers, Professor of Law

Widener University School of Law

 

Speakers

Tanya Culley, Esq., Child Advocate

Office of the Child Advocate

Patricia Dailey Lewis, Esq., Deputy District Attorney

Director, Family Division

Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
C. Malcolm Cochran, IV, Chair Child Protection Accountability, Richards Layton & Finger

 

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 – 4:30 pm Roundtable Discussion on Legislation
Moderator

Thaddeus Pope,  Associate Professor of Law

Widener University School of Law

 

Speakers

James Collins, Director

Delaware State Licensing Division
Rep. Michael Barbieri

Delaware State Representative

Dr. Stephen Cook, Hospital Medical Director

Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

 

4:30 – 4:45 pm Closing Remarks, Evaluations & Certificates
4:45 – 5:30 pm Wine & Cheese Reception
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Symposium: Lessons from Tragedy

October 25th, 2011 No comments

Lessons from Tragedy: Legal, Professional, and Ethical Issues Raised by Bradley and Beyond

November 4, 2011
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

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New Member Registration

August 10th, 2011 No comments

Congratulations to new WLR members!

Suzanne Davies
Colleen Durkin
Jeffrey S. Farmer
Patrick Furlong
Ronald P. Golden
Caitlin Gregory
Julie Harahush
William Judge
William Kassab
Brian L. McCarthy
Julie Nugent
Michael Overman
Matthew Pierce
Lauren J. Rosenman
Robert Schweiger
Erica L. Sharp
Allen Thompson
Russell Uliase

Please click the link below to access and complete the online New Member Registration Form.

New Member Registration

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Volume 17:2 SYMPOSIUM: Health Law and the Elderly: Managing Risk at the End of Life

July 6th, 2011 No comments

Volume 17 Issue 2

Unsolicited Manuscripts

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

An Introduction to the Symposium ……………………………………… Thaddeus Mason Pope

ARTICLES

1. Speech: A Perspective from the Bench …………………………………. Edward D. Reibman

2. Death by Voluntary Dehydration: Suicide or the Right to Refuse a Life-Prolonging Measure? …………………………………………………………………………. Judith K. Schwarz

3. Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Legal Treatment Option at the End of Life …………………………………………………….. Thaddeus Mason Pope, Lindsey E. Anderson

4. The Clinical Realities of Advance Directives ………….. Donna A. Casey, David M. Walker

5. Hospice and Health Care Reform: Improving Care at the End of Life …………………………………………………………………………………… Kathy L. Cerminara

6. Landmark Legislation in New York Affirms Benefits of a Two-Step Approach to Advance Care Planning Including MOLST: A Model of Shared, Informed Medical Decision-Making and Honoring Patient Preferences for Care at the End of Life ……………….. Patricia Bomba


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Widener Law Review 17:1 Unsolicited Manuscripts Edition Published!

March 29th, 2011 No comments

Volume 17 Issue 1
Unsolicited Manuscripts

1. The Limits of Lex Americana: The Holocaust Restitution Litigation as a Cul-De-Sac of International Human-Rights Law (pdf)…………….………..…………………..……………………Michael Thad Allen

2. Breach: The National Security Implications of Human Trafficking (pdf)……..Arthur Rizer and Sheri R. Glaser

3. Granholm v. Heald: Wine In, Wit Out (pdf)………………………………………………………..Noah J. Stanzione

4.Net-Widening In Delaware: The Overuse of Registration and Residential Treatment for Youth Who Commit Sex Offenses (pdf)…………………………………Chrysanthi Leon, David I. Burton and Dana Alvare

5.Litigation, Settlement, and the Public Welfare: Lessons from the Master Settlement Agreement (pdf)………………………………………………………………………………………………..Frank Sloan and Lindsey Chepke

STUDENT NOTES

6. The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act and it’s Commerce Clause Implications (pdf)………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Jennifer Iacono

7. Computer Hackers on the Cul-De-Sac: Myspace Suicide Indictment Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Sets Dangerous Precedent (pdf)………………………………………………………….Caroline Jones

8. Utilizing Nonlawyer Advocates to Bridge the Justice Gap in America (pdf)…………Daniel C.W. Lang

9. “Market” Regulation: Confronting Industrial Agriculture’s Food Safety Failures (pdf)……Nathan M. Trexler

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Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Editorial Board

February 21st, 2011 No comments

Editor in Chief: M. STEWART RYAN
External Managing Editor: LAUREN ROYER
Internal Managing EditorJENNA KRING
Articles Editors: MELANIE CRAWFORD, BRIAN FERRY, ERIC JURAY, MATT SMITH
Research Editors: JUSTIN SMIGELSKY, ADAM WASSERMAN
Business Editor: MARISSA RAMSAY
BlueBook Editors: ALEX KWASNY, IRINA LUZHATSKY, JENNIFER PRIOR
Manuscript Editor: NICHOLAS MADIOU
Associate Editors: ANDREW GOLDSTEIN, TANYA SELLERS
Senior Staff: DAN HELLER

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