Conference eyes Del. pediatrician abuse scandal

    The case of a Delaware pediatrician convicted of sexually abusing scores of his young patients is the focus of a daylong conference at by Widener University law school.

    Today’s conference will focus on the legal, ethical and medical issues raised by the scandal involving former Lewes pediatrician Earl Bradley, who is serving life in prison.

    The conference will include remarks by Gov. Jack Markell and Widener Law dean Linda Ammons, who was tapped by Markell to conduct an independent review of Delaware’s law enforcement and medical communities to determine how Bradley was able to abuse children for more than a decade before being arrested.

    More information in the conference here.

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