Harrisburg campus observes Election Week
Public Relations - Published: November 3, 2008

ElectionWeekHBG08 OvalOfficeThe Harrisburg campus will mark Election Week with two events in which students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in discussions connected to the presidential race.

First:
  • WHAT: “Policy and Pizza in the Pit” - The impact the next president will have on the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 4 *Election Day* at noon.
  • WHERE: The Pit, student lounge, Main Law Building.
  • WHO: Widener Law Professor Robert C. Power, the H. Albert Young fellow in constitutional law, speaks about the impact the next president will have on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Second:
  • WHAT: “Policy and Pizza in the Pit” -  The impact of the election: a thoughtful examination of the results
  • WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 6 at noon.
  • WHERE: The Pit, student lounge, Main Law Building.
  • WHO: Featured speakers are
    • Professor John C. Dernbach, expert on environmental law and climate change.
    • Associate Professor Wesley M. Oliver, constitutional law expert and Obama/Biden supporter.
    • Second-year law student Bryan DePowell, McCain/Palin supporter.
    • Guest: California attorney Rishi Batra, who will serve as a volunteer poll monitor in Pennsylvania on Election Day.
    • Guest: Attorney Kevin Lovecchio, a Democrat working on a Republican New York State Senate campaign, former clerk to Chief Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.