Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Centers of Excellence

Centers of Excellence

CLE Programs

Continuing Legal Education


New Directors to Lead Federal Tax Clinic and Law Library
Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law, recently announced the appointments of Christine Speidel as Assistant Professor and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic, and Amy Emerson as Assistant Professor and Director of the Law Library. Both were hired after rigorous nationwide searches and will join the Law School in July. Read more

The Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Playing Key Role in Fighting for Victims of Trafficking
Since its launch in 2015, the Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) has provided educational training and services and impacted key legislative efforts in the fight to support survivors of trafficking in Pennsylvania and beyond. Read more

Annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture, 4/24
Anthony T. Kronman, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Confessions of a Born Again Pagan, will present at the annual Giannella lecture on April 24 at 3 p.m. in Room 201.  Read more

Moot Court Board Sees Success in Competitions across United States
Six teams from Villanova Law’s Moot Court found recent success at competitions across the United States. Each team was comprised of two students from the Moot Court Board. Read more

Law School Event Calendar

Faculty Highlights

Brett Frischmann: Wrote an op-ed "How Self-Driving Car Policy Will Determine Life, Death and Everything In-Between" for Vice on Mar. 23.

Doris Brogan: Quoted in The Washington Post, "Why Fox News will probably not be penalized for airing a Seth Rich conspiracy theory" on Mar. 14.

Andrew Brandt: Appeared on CBS This Morning  for "A top NCAA prospect was paid illegally to join a program" on Mar. 3.


Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Joanna McClinton '06
PA State Representative

Pennsylvania State Representative Joanna McClinton ’06 was recently appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing. She is the first woman from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve on the Commission, which is charged with creating and maintaining a consistent and rational statewide sentencing policy through the adoption of guidelines that promote fairer and more uniform sentencing throughout the Commonwealth. Rep. McClinton joined the House of Representatives in 2015 after winning a special election. She currently represents the 191st Legislative District, which includes parts of southwest Philadelphia and Delaware County. Read more