by President John E. Jones III '77, P'11


Michael Smerconish Newsletter

This Supreme Court Will Blur the Line Between Church and Statez

"Cases of this type are always controversial and typically invoke great passion."

WITF Smart Talk

Will judges get more protection after man charged with attempted murder of Justice Kavanaugh?

"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

Interview with John E. Jones III, President of Dickinson College

"Jones is in the midst of an international tour when he talks to the PIE."

Bench Report: In Wake of Threat to Kavanaugh, Ex-US Judge Reflects on Judicial Security

"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

Has Anyone Thought About the Chief?

"An ancillary topic is how this leak will affect the Supreme Court as an institution."


From Top Judge in Federal Court to Top Dog on College Campus, No Keeping up with John Jones

"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."

WITF SmartTalk

Tree of Life Synagogue mass shooting marks third anniversary with summit event

"Dickinson College interim President John E. Jones III discusses how the juducial system can better address extremism."

WITF SmartTalk

Leadership change at Dickinson College; former chief judge takes the helm

"One central Pennsylvania man is making the unlikely transition from Federal Court chief judge to College president."


Op-ed: We are All Americans, and Democracy Is Our Shared Faith

"'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 Judges Unveil Educational Toolkit to Teach Children about the Pennsylvania Judiciary

"'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"