Announcements

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Week of 17 November 2014

Announcements

 

  • CARD Bake Sale

Thursday, November 20, 11-2pm, in the Blank Rome Dining Room

Coalition Advocating Rights and Dignity (CARD) is holding a holiday-themed bake sale on November 20th to raise money for Salvation Army's New Day Drop-In Center, a resource for domestic human trafficking victims in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Come enjoy some baked goods for a great cause!

  • PIFP Supplement Sale

It is almost time for finals!  Come browse PIFP's selection of supplements for all classes in Room 106 from 12-1pm every day this week.  All supplements are $10 (cash or credit card).

  • Congratulations

Environmental Law Journal would like to congratulate the Staff Writers selected to be published in the Villanova Environmental Law Journal, Volume 26 Issue 2.

Joe Clemente-AGAINST THE CURRENT: FIVE STATES’ UPSTREAM BATTLE AGAINST AN AQUATIC NUISANCE INVASION IN MICHIGAN V. UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Meghan Farley-DID THE COURT DIG TOO DEEP? AN ANALYSIS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT’S DECISION IN ROBINSON TWP., WASHINGTON COUNTY V. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET AL.

Andrew Lawson-THE WAR TO END ALL WARS: THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S INDEMNIFICATION OF WORLD WAR II CONTRACTORS FOR TOXIC WASTE CLEAN UP RESULTING FROM WARTIME MANUFACTURING EFFORTS IN SHELL OIL CO. ET AL. V. U.S.

Drew McGehrin-RAISIN’ CONTENTIONS: A FARMER’S GRAPES OF WRATH AND THE NINTH CIRCUIT’S QUESTIONABLE TAKINGS ANALYSIS IN HORNE V. U.S. DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE

Adam Settle-DO NOT PASS GO; DO NOT COLLECT $200; GO DIRECTLY TO THE EHB: THE EHB HOLDS FAST TO ITS REGULATORY ROLE IN INTERSTATE GAS REGULATION IN DELAWARE RIVERKEEPER NETWORK V. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

  • Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in all University buildings, including the Law School.

Smoking is also prohibited within 75 feet of all buildings, which includes…

o    the front of the law school,

o    the walkway from the parking garage,

o    the outdoor dining area,

o    all entrances.

This policy covers all tobacco products (including smokeless tobacco and dip). Please be respectful of your colleagues.

  • Lost and Found: Reminder

Lost and Found is located at the Circulation/Reserve Desk in the law library.  There’s a sweater, sunglasses, scarf, textbooks, a few keys, a few single earrings here now.  Please stop by to see if anything might be yours.  If you put your name in your textbooks, notebooks, we can email you.

  • WK Online Study Aids Library

Villanova Law School has partnered with Wolters Kluwer/Aspen to bring you online access to Wolters Kluwer’s Study Aids Digital Library which contains the Examples & Explanations series, the Glannon Guides, the Crunchtime series, Emmanual Law Outlines and many other study aids and hornbooks all at the discounted rate of $60 for a 12-month period. Several students experienced some access problems in the last few weeks but those have been resolved. You can register for access here: www.aspenlaw.com Directions for purchasing the subscription and logging into the product can be found on the Library’s Blog, Source Check. Please contact the Library Reference Desk with any questions 610-519-7024.

  • Submitting Items for the Gavel Gazette

To submit an item for the next Gavel Gazette, please email it to gavelgazette@law.villanova.edu by 10am on Friday for the following week’s issue.

 

Law School Events

 

  • SELS Turkey Bowl Registration

The SELS will be tabling in the cafeteria on Tuesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 20 from 12-2pm for teams to register for the SELS Inaugural Turkey Bowl flag football tournament. The Turkey Bowl will take place on Saturday, November 22 and will begin at 10am.  

The tournament is double-elimination and will be limited to the first 16 teams that sign up.  Each team must have at least 1 Villanova student (VLS, Grad, or Undergrad) and 1 female player on its roster. Rosters cannot exceed 10 players.  The entry fee is $5 per person and all of the proceeds will be donated to the Jillian Loyden Foundation for victims of domestic violence.

The Turkey Bowl champions will receive a championship long sleeve shirt, individual medals, and a team trophy.  The runners up will receive a free Turkey Bowl shirt and individual medals.  Additional shirts will be for sale on the day of the tournament.  Lunch and water will also be provided.

If you have any questions or want to register your team, please contact Kenny Ridge (kridge2@law.villanova.edu) or Matt Kaiser (mkaiser3@law.villanova.edu).

  • APALSA/SALSA Diwali Dinner

Wednesday, November 19, 5-8pm, in the Blank Rome Dining Room

On Wed., Nov. 19, 2014, APALSA and SALSA will host the annual Diwali dinner. We invite all VLS faculty, students, and family members to celebrate the "Festival of Lights." The dinner will be held in the Blank Rome Dining Room from 5:00-8:00 pm. Come and enjoy delicious food from Saffron Indian Kitchen!

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP Business Law and Entrepreneurship Program – Information Session

Wednesday, November 19, 12:00 – 1:00pm, in Room 202

Representatives from the Pepper Hamilton LLP Berwyn office will explain the program and answer your questions. 

  • Venture Capital: Key Negotiating Points

Thursday, November 20, Noon, in Room 102

Villanova University School of Law’s Center for Law, Entrepreneurship and Innovation will host a lecture on venture capital—the second event of its Financing Growth Business Lecture Series—on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 12 p.m. in Room 102. Three panelists from local venture capital firm, Safeguard Scientifics, will discuss the negotiation dynamics between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs that drive the

  • SELS Charity Turkey Bowl

Saturday, November 22, 10am-4pm

SELS will be hosting its Inaugural Charity Turkey Bowl on Saturday, November 22nd from 10am to 4pm! The 5 v. 5 Tournament will take place on the undergraduate campus, with proceeds being donated to the Jillian Loyden Foundation to aid victims of domestic violence. Non-VLS members may participate with teams consisting of at least 1 VLS Student or 1 Villanova Undergrad. Come out and take a break from studying and help raise money for a wonderful cause. Please contact Kenny Ridge (kridge2@law.villanova.edu) or Matt Kaiser (mkaiser3@law.villanova.edu) with any questions.

Commerical Vendor Notices

University Events

Honor Board Matters

 

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Make Up Classes and Annoucements

Cancelled:

Make Up:

Thursday, November 19: Sentencing and Punishment-Chanenson, Room 102, 5-6:30pm

Thursday, November 20: Crim Law-Chanenson, Room 202, 1-2:15pm

Tuesday, November 25: Trial Advocacy- Packal, Room 307, 3:10-5:10 pm

Moved: