Professor of Law
B.A., Duke University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Ann H. Britton is Professor of Law at Widener's Delaware campus. Professor Britton received a B.A. from Duke University in 1971 and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. Following graduation from law school, Professor Britton served as Director of the Legal Advocacy, Epilepsy Foundation of America in Washington, DC, from 1976-79.
Professor Britton was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown from 1977-1980; Associate Editor, American Bar Association, Washington, DC, 1979-81. She also held teaching positions at Potomac School of Law in Washington, DC, and at Akron School of Law in Akron, Ohio from 1981-1984 as Assistant Professor of Law.
Professor Britton joined the faculty at Delaware Law School of Widener University as an Associate Professor of Law in 1984 and served as an Associate Professor from 1984-1991. Professor Britton has served as Professor of Law since 1991. She is admitted to practice in Virginia, and teaches and writes in the areas of Torts, Family Law, Law and the Elderly, and Law and Psychology.
Professor Britton has been active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including many years as an officer of the Association of American Law Schools Teaching Methods Section; Delaware State President of Bread for the World; American Field Service; Children's Advocacy Center; Delaware Hospice; various historical and genealogical societies, and Widener's joint J.D.-Psy.D. program. Selected Recent Publications
- Bones of Contention: Custody of Family Pets, 20 J.Am.Acad. Matrimonial Law. 1 (2006)
- America's Best Kept Secret: An Adult Child's Duty to Support Aged Parents, 26 Cal. W. L. Rev. 351 (1990).
- Sexual Abuse in the Professional Relationship, 11 Hamline L. Rev. 247 (1988).
- & Timothy H. Rohs, Law & Mental Health Professionals: Delaware (American Psychological Assoc. 2000).
- Religious Organizations and Institutions, in 5A Personal Injury: Actions, Defenses, Damages (MB) (Louis Frumer & Melvin Friedman eds., 1985).