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Every year, Villanova Law School hosts a number of symposia and CLE programs. The Villanova Law Alumni Association organizes CLE programs throughout the year. In addition, the Villanova Law Review, the Villanova Environmental Law Journal, the Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal, and the Journal of Catholic Social Thought each sponsor annual symposia and publish the papers submitted in those proceedings. Most of the symposia qualify for CLE credit. All of these events are open to the public. Upcoming programs and registration information will be listed below as they become available.


2014 - 2015 CLE & Symposia

Villanova University School of Law 2014 Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium.  Friday, October 24, 2014 - A Symposium in Honor of Professor Penelope J. Pether

This program has been approved by the Continuing Legal Education Board for 5 substantive CLE credits

This year, the Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium will honor and explore the scholarly work of Professor Penelope J. Pether (1957-2013), a valued member of the Villanova Law faculty from 2005-2013. Several leading academicians and some of her former students will address her publications in the fields of law and literature, pedagogical theory and reform, criminal law, federal judicial publication practices, indefinite detention, feminism, and culinary jurisprudence

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2014 Ryan Forum Symposium

Villanova University School of Law 
Matthew J. Ryan Law & Public Policy Forum

"Delivering Quality Health Care Today -
Challenges, Opportunities and the Law"

Friday, November 14, 2014
8:45 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Room 101, Law School

This program has been approved by the
Continuing Legal Education Board for 3.5 substantive CLE credits.

This year's Ryan Forum will cover the emerging issues and challenges in the field of quality health care.  Experts in the field, including attorneys practicing health law, will speak on panels covering use of electronic health records, new innovations in health care methods and tools, and the intersection of technology and regulation.

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