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Faculty in the News 2019

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Politico Magazine
John Culhane, wrote article on 08/28/19
The Little Known Legal Doctrine Making Big Pharma Pay for the Opioid Crisis

ABA Journal Legal Rebels Podcast
Rod Smolla, interviewed on 08/14/19
How experiential learning in law schools became widely accepted

The News Journal
Alan Garfield, wrote opinion piece on 08/12/19
Second Amendment's gun rights are not unlimited (opinion)

The Washington Post
John Culhane, quoted on 07/30/19
The cost of sex abuse: Victims, schools take on settlements

Law360
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 07/26/19
Delaware May Go With Slow And Steady After Wild Strine Ride

Bloomberg
Jean Eggen, quoted on 07/23/19
Bayer’s Other Legal Mess: An Old Liability Many Have Forgotten

The News Journal
Alan Garfield, wrote opinion piece on 07/15/19
Can a politician block you on social media? Well, that depends. (Opinion)

Bloomberg News and Yahoo! Finance
Jean Eggen, quoted on Bayer Roundup Case
Bayer's Roundup Legal Adviser Known as Fighter, Not Peacemaker (Bloomberg News on 06/27/19)
Bayer Roundup Legal Adviser Known for Fighting, Not Settling (Yahoo! Finance on 06/27/19)

USA Today, Milawaukee Journal Sentinel, The News Journal, etc.
Alan Garfield, wrote opinion piece Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (USA Today on 06/17/19)
Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (Des Moines Register on 06/17/19)
Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (Milawaukee Journal Sentinel on 06/17/19)
Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (AZ Central on 06/17/19)
Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (Cincinnati Enquirer on 06/17/19)
Abortion's central question: Who chooses, women or the government? (opinion) (The News Journal on 06/17/19)

Chemical & Engineering News
James R. May, quoted on 06/17/19
Marking 50 years since the Cuyahoga River fire, which sparked US environmental action

Newsweek
John Culhane, quoted on 06/07/19
Legal experts say Trump’s latest freewheeling interview could undermine his transgender military ban case

Associated Press, Bloomberg News, etc.
Jean Eggen, quoted on opiod settlement
Teva to settle Oklahoma opioid case for $85M (Associated Press on 05/27/19)
Teva's Oklahoma Opioid Accord Leaves J&J as Last Man Standing (Bloomberg News on 05/26/17)
Drugmakers' opioid liability tied to untested legal theory (San Francisco Gate on 05/24/19)

Pacific Standard
Jean Eggen, quoted on 05/14/19
Monsanto was Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in a Cancer Lawsuit. There are 13,000 More Plaintiffs.

Law360
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 05/13/19
Skadden Partner Poised To Lead Del. Corporation Law Panel

Fortune and Wired
Alan Garfield, quoted on non-disclosure agreements
Bayer Revolt, Boeing Safety, Avengers Triumph: CEO Daily for April 29, 2019 (Fortune on 04/29/19)
You Should Be Worried About Tech’s Overuse of NDAs – Fortune (Wired on 04/29/19)

Bloomberg Law News
Bruce Grohsgal, quoted on 04/19/19
Delaware’s Most Welcoming Bankruptcy Judge to Bid Farewell

Bloomberg Law
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 04/17/19
Delaware Ruling Raises Doubts About Appraisal Arbitrage in Courts

Medical News Journal
Jean Eggen, quoted on 04/11/19
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury

Insurance Journal
Jean Eggen, quoted on 04/05/19
Oklahoma Alters Suit Against Opioid Drugmakers Before Trial

WDEL 101.7 FM and 1150 AM
Alan Garfield, interviewed on 04/03/19
Discussed Pennsylvania legislator who gave a prayer to the PA House of Representatives (no link available)

WHYY
Alan Garfield, interviewed on 04/03/19
Why prayers are allowed in government meetings — including the Pa. Legislature

Business Day
Jean Eggen, quoted on 03/28/19
J&J’s surprise settling of talc-cancer suit could usher in more litigation

Bloomberg, Yahoo! Finance, etc.
Jean Eggen quoted on Johnson & Johnson settlement
J&J's Sudden Talc-Cancer Settlements Aren't Its Usual Style (Yahoo! Finance on 03/28/19)
J&J's sudden talc-cancer settlements aren't its usual style (Live Mint on 03/28/19)
J&J's Sudden Talc-Cancer Settlements Aren't Its Usual Style (Bloomberg on 03/27/19)

The News Journal
Rod Smolla, wrote opinion piece on 03/27/19
Opinion: Trump’s campus speech order may actually violate the First Amendment

PennLive
Alan Garfield, quoted on 03/27/19
Polarizing prayers in Pa. government: When do religious words cross the line?

WHYY
John Culhane, interviewed on 03/26/19
Mueller report summary; holding gun makers accountable (audio available)

Pacific Standard
Jean Eggen, quoted on 03/20/19
A California Jury Found Roundup Caused One Man’s Cancer in a ‘Bellwether’ Case

Politico
John Culhane, wrote opinion piece on 03/18/19
This Lawsuit Could Change How We Prosecute Mass Shootings

Reuters
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 03/16/19
Nevada lawmakers to consider fee shifting in shareholder litigation

[email protected]
James May, interviewed on 03/14/19
Episode can be downloaded here.

The News Journal
Rod Smolla, wrote opinion piece on 03/13/19
Look to Bill Cosby case as proof that American defamation law needs a review

Inside Climate News
James May, quoted on 03/07/19
Carbon Tax Plans: How They Compare and Why Oil Giants Support One of Them

In Style
Alan Garfield, quoted on 02/28/19
What Does Jordyn Woods's NDA Mean for Her Interview with Jada?

The Guardian
Jean Eggen, quoted 02/25/19
Monsanto: judge threatens to 'shut down' cancer patient's lawyer

CHEManager International
Jean Eggen, quoted on 02/27/19
Roundup Trial Kicks off with Controversy

U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! News, and Reuters
Rod Smolla, quoted on singer R. Kelly
Singer R. Kelly Faces New Sex Abuse Charges in #MeToo Era (U.S. News & World Report on 02/23/19)
Singer R. Kelly faces new sex abuse charges in #MeToo era (Yahoo! News on 02/24/19)
Singer R. Kelly Faces New Sex Abuse Chargesin #METOO Era (Huffington Global on 02/23/19)
Singer R. Kelly faces new sex abuse charges in #MeToo era (Reuters on 02/23/19)

The Bradford Era
John Culhane, quoted on 02/23/19
Should US libel law be changed? (no link available)

The News Journal
Alan Garfield, wrote opinion piece on 02/20/19
Opinion: Does a cross memorializing soldiers violate the separation of church and state?

Delaware 105.9 FM News Talk
Rodney Smolla, quoted on 02/19/19
Law school dean calls President's emergency declaration unconstitutional

WDEL Radio
Rodney Smolla, interviewed on 02/18/19
Discussed constitutionality of President Trump's national emergency declaration

USA Today
Rodney Smolla, wrote opinion piece on 02/18/19
Will Trump's emergency declaration stand up in court?: Today's talker

Politico John Culhane, wrote opinion piece on 02/08/19
Jeff Bezos Can Sue the Pants Off the National Enquirer

The Washington Post
Ken Kristl, quoted on 01/28/19
Panel allows challenge to refinery ethanol shipments permit

WPVI-TV 6 ABC, Philadelphia Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle
Judith Ritter, quoted on Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal
Philadelphia prosecutor fights new Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal (WPVI-TV 6 ABC on 01/26/19)
DA to fight new appeal for Mumia Abu-Jamal (The Philadelphia Tribune on 01/25/19)
Philadelphia prosecutor fights new Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal (San Francisco Chronicle on 01/25/19)

The News Journal
Alan Garfield, quoted on 01/25/19
Civil rights organizations want their say in Middletown Hummers Parade guidelines (subscription may be required)

Slate
John Culhane, wrote column on 01/16/19
MacKenzie Bezos Is Legally Entitled to Half of the $140 Billion Amazon Fortune

Delaware Law Weekly
Rodney Smolla, quoted on 01/14/19
Del. Equal Rights Amendment, Nearing Passage, Likely to See Court Challenges (subscription may be required)

Bloomberg
Jean Eggen, quoted on 01/09/19
Why Johnson & Johnson May Not Have to Pay Its $4.7 Billion Court Verdict

The News Journal
Lawrence Hamermesh, quoted on 01/04/19
Christiana Care asks judge to toss out lawsuit claiming kickbacks