WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Daniele San Roman

I spent my summer working as a Judicial Intern for the Delaware State Courts. The first half of the summer I worked in the Court of Chancery, and the second half of the summer I was in the Superior Court. The Court of Chancery is interesting because it is one of only five equity courts…

WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Kristen Mynes

This summer, I’ve had the privilege to work for the Office of the Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the criminal justice and public safety division. The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) operates to investigate and prosecute healthcare providers and recipients who take advantage of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable citizens—the elderly, disable,…

WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Alexis Narducci

Women in Sports During the second half of my summer, I interned with the Atlanta Blaze Major League Lacrosse Team. I was excited to take on this internship because I strongly feel as though women are still unfairly represented in sports industries. For example, just last year the USA Women’s Soccer Team took a stand…

WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Courtney Wolf

My time spent at my internship has presented gender issues which I never considered before I started. There have been two situations that I have noticed how gender has come into play: in those who practice law and in the lawsuits in our courtroom. In our court, we have three judges, two male and one…

WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Michael Stinnett-Kassoff

Surveying the Swamp This recent election cycle has been a catalyst for controversy which has continuously dominated the news cycle. This chaos has created such colorful characters as Kellyane Conway, Anthony Scaramucci (10 days still counts), and, of course, Attorney General Jeff Sessions. It was under this regime that I worked at the United States…

WLSO 2017 Summer Scholars: Sally Harper

“So you’re saying he didn’t put his hands on you? You’re saying all five of your police reports were made up?” Jurors sat with eyes fixed on the stand as a mother and wife recanted all of the allegations of domestic abuse between she and her husband. She recanted her stories despite police record of…

The 4th Annual Lara D. Gass Women in the Law Symposium

Please join WLSO for our 4th Annual Lara D. Gass Women in the Law Symposium. This year’s theme is “Better Together: Exploring Gender Diversity.” The Symposium will begin at 1:45 pm in the Millhiser Moot Court room on Friday, October 13. The event will feature three panels discussing gender diversity. See the panels below.   The first panel, “We…