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D. Benjamin Barros

E-mail address: dbbarros@widener.edu

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Education
A.B., Colgate University 
J.D., Fordham University School of Law
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park 

Background
D. Benjamin Barros is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Widener's Harrisburg campus. Professor Barros joined Widener in 2004 from the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP, where his practice focused on international litigation and arbitration. Professor Barros also practiced in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton, and was a law clerk to the Honorable Milton Pollack of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. During the 2007-08 school year, Professor Barros was a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law. 

At Widener, Professor Barros teaches: Property, Business Organizations, Real Estate Transactions, and Seminars on Takings and Property Theory. His research focuses on property law and theory, property law reform, and takings. Professor Barros served as Associate Dean of Faculty Research and Development from 2011-2014. Professor Barros is active in the Association of American Law Schools, and currently is a member of the AALS Executive Committee. He previously served as Chair of the AALS Committee on Sections and Annual Meeting and of the AALS Property Section. Professor Barros is also active in the Association for Law, Property, and Society. He recently completed a term as President of ALPS, and is now the founding editor of the Journal of Law, Property, and Society, a new journal being published by ALPS.

 

Anna P. Hemingway

E-mail address: aphemingway@widener.edu

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Education
B.S., Drexel University 
M.A., West Chester University 
J.D., Temple University 

Background
Anna Hemingway is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Methods Program at Widener's Harrisburg campus. Professor Hemingway received a B.S. from Drexel University, an M.A. (Clinical Psychology) from West Chester University, and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law where she served as an editor of the Temple Environmental Law & Technology Journal. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Following graduation from law school, she served as Assistant Corporate Counsel for the Palmer Corporations, including Fine Line Homes and Residential Warranty Corporation.

Professor Hemingway joined the faculty at Widener in 1998. She has a passion for legal writing, legal ethics, and academic support. She teaches and writes in the areas of Appellate Advocacy, Intensive Legal Analysis, Interviewing and Counseling, Leadership, Legal Ethics, Legal Methods, Law and Psychology, Mediation, and Property. She has presented at several national and international conferences. 

Professor Hemingway has been active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute. She also serves as an editor for the Office of the Tribunal, Diocese of Harrisburg.