Widener University

A Law Professor Takes On the Victimhood Industry

Jan 04, 2012 by Hans Bader |

Hans Bader describes the Byzantine case of law professor Lawrence Connell, who's in big trouble for actually defending himself against preposterous harassment charges.

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Widener Law Professor Wins, Still Loses

Aug 12, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

As Ashley Thorne reported earlier this week, Widener University law professor Lawrence Connell can't seem to get a break. Although he was vindicated of the frivolous charges of racial and sexual harassment lodged against him… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Ammons Retaliates Against Exonerated Law Professor

Aug 08, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Widener University law school dean has professor Lawrence Connell suspended and banned from campus - after a hearing committee exonerated him from charges of sexual and racial discrimination.

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Widener Law Professor Exonerated

Jul 21, 2011 by John Irving |

A Widener University faculty and administrative commmittee unanimously cleared law professor Lawrence Connell of racism, sexism, and charges that he was a danger to students.

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Academic Freedom Update: Widener Prof Sues Two Students and Law School

Jul 05, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Lawrence Connell sues "student radicals who want me punished for expressing politically incorrect thoughts in an unabashedly liberal campus."

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Update on Widener Law Prof Lawrence Connell

May 19, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

One of Connell's students defends him from the charges of racism and sexism, and Connell asks for a public, under-oath hearing.

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Widener Law Prof Sues Dean for Defamation

Apr 08, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Lawrence Connell, who was suspended after students complained about his teaching methods, is now suing the university for attempting to damage his reputation and deny him academic freedom.

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Widener Dean Pursues Punishment for Law Prof Who Used Hypotheticals in Class

Mar 16, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A press release by Lawrence Connell's lawyer states that Dean Ammons is ignoring the recommendations of the faculty committee to drop charges against Professor Connell.

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Widener Committee Advises: Withdraw Charges Against Law Prof Who Used Hypotheticals…

Mar 09, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

The committee of inquiry at Widener University recommends that charges of racism and sexism against Professor Lawrence Connell be dropped.

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Bloggers Pick Up Connell Interview

Feb 22, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit picked up Ashley Thorne's interview with Professor Lawrence Connell from Volokh, and Paul L. Caron at TaxProf Blog also weighed in.

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Hypotheticals in the Criminal Law Classroom: An Interview with Lawrence Connell

Feb 18, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Professor Lawrence Connell at Widener University has come under fire for referring hypothetically in class to killing the dean. Here he tells his side of the story.

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