Stories Featuring President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11.
City & State PA
"I almost think that that is a recognition on the part of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that those ballots were still going to be in play based on the potential federal litigation."
"There is potentially more federal litigation to come."
"It’s very unfortunate that this question is hanging out there unresolved."
"Jones said the situation with undated ballots could trigger "utter chaos" following the election."
"I think there's every chance that this litigation continues, but it continues in federal courts."
"I'm sickened by the fact that we can't moderate some of this rhetoric."
Inside the threats federal judges are facing across the country: suspicious packages, white powdery substances, and a 'swatting'
"It's completely irresponsible. It's like public figure malpractice, because we're dealing with a really volatile public at this point."
This Week In Pennsylvania
"Former federal judge and Dickinson College President John E. Jones III discussed the legal rulings around Pennsylvania mail-in ballots ahead of the election."
"'Recently, I was invited by my pre-law alma mater, Dickinson College, to join College President John Jones in a panel discussion: Just two ex-lawyers talking about not being lawyers anymore,' writes Amy Impellizzeri."
"Chief Justice Max Baer was a longtime friend whom I long admired."
National Law Journal
"Generally the situations are few where you’d support a special master, but they have their utility."
"I think it is reckless and not becoming a federal office holder to make the statement that there is some type of agreement that is specifically directed at doing him harm."
"He can contend that it's politically motivated but that's just so much chatter in my view. He's going to have to come up with a good legal theory."
"We need our public figures to start speaking more responsibly."
"Radicalized statements and utterly false narratives promulgated by former President Trump and his followers are expediting the need for Congress to take action on judicial security."
Michael Smerconish Newsletter
"Cases of this type are always controversial and typically invoke great passion."
WITF Smart Talk
"Dickinson College President John Jones is a former Federal Court Judge and was appointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to the Committee on Judicial Security. Judge Jones appears on Wednesday’s Smart Talk."
The PIE News
"Jones is in the midst of an international tour when he talks to the PIE."
"In the wake of this week’s threatened assassination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, I spoke with Jones, now president of his alma mater Dickinson College, about his time on the committee, his own history of threats and security details and what he hopes to see Congress do to protect judges in the future."
Michael Smerconish Newsletter
"An ancillary topic is how this leak will affect the Supreme Court as an institution."
"John Jones was 19 years into a lifetime appointment as a federal judge when he decided on a different path: presidency at Dickinson College from which he graduated in 1977."
"Dickinson College interim President John E. Jones III discusses how the juducial system can better address extremism."
"One central Pennsylvania man is making the unlikely transition from Federal Court chief judge to College president."
"'We must recommit ourselves to upholding the great American tradition of combining vigorous political debate with a respect for the law and a peaceful transfer of power,' writes Dickinson interim President John E. Jones III."
"'Pennsylvania is rich with history that has shaped our landscape from Philadelphia to Erie and impacted the nation but so much of that information lacks detail on how the work and the role of the courts plays a significant role,' said Dickinson College interim President John E. Jones III"