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A Scholarly Selection

Villanova Law Professor Tuan Samahon was selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to serve as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Zagreb in Croatia.

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CARES Receives Light of Liberty Award for Dedicated Service to Immigrants

The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) recently honored Villanova Law’s Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES) with the Light of Liberty Pro Bono Law Firm award for its dedicated service to vulnerable immigrants in detention and in the community.

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Shifting Perspectives and Policing Practices

Police, prosecutors and communities in the United States are experiencing a transformation in the way they view commercial sexual exploitation, and these shifting perspectives are affecting law enforcement’s response to prostitution and sex trafficking. At this pivotal moment, the Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute), in collaboration with the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, hosts Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Shifting Perspectives and Policing Practices.

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Recent Villanova Law Alum Wins JPTOS 2016 Mid-Atlantic Writing Competition

From orientation to graduation, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law provides students with a solid foundation in legal writing, analysis and research. With six semesters of writing instruction, graduates like Jessica Watkins ’16 are prepared to meet the intense demands of the legal industry and often recognized for their hard work by the external legal community.

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Ask the Grad: Class of 2016

Villanova University Charles Widger School is pleased to celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2016. This impressive group of students—poised for success—joins a tight-knit community of more than 10,000 Villanova Lawyers. Before they embark on their next big adventure, we asked members of the Class of 2016 to share more about their Villanova Law experience.

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Philadelphia Bar Association awards Steve Bertil ’16 Irvin Stander Award

The Philadelphia Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section named Steve Bertil ’16 recipient of the 2016 Irvin Stander award for excellence in administrative law. A testament to Bertil’s accomplishments, this distinctive honor is given to an outstanding graduating law student who has demonstrated legal acumen in administrative law or workers’ compensation.

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PIFP Announces Nine 2016 Summer Fellows

Every year the Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP), a student-run organization, provides summer fellowships to Villanova Law students who want to aid the larger community and deliver volunteer legal services to those in need. Thanks to PIFP’s fundraising efforts this year, nine students will work this summer for organizations including The Homeless Advocacy Project, Veterans Law Clinic at Widener University Delaware Law School, the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and more.

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George K. H. Schell, Chief Marketing Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company, to Deliver Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s 2016 Commencement Address May 13

George K. H. Schell, Chief Marketing Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company, will address the Class of 2016 as the School’s commencement speaker and will also receive the Villanova Law Medallion Award in recognition of his achievements.  Schell’s selection serves as fitting bookend for the Class of 2016 as he first addressed the class as part of its orientation three years ago. Commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016, in The Pavilion on the campus of Villanova University.

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Villanova Law Student Wins NYIPLA Honorable William C. Conner Intellectual Property Law Writing Competition

The curriculum at Villanova University School of Law includes six semesters of writing instruction—providing students with a solid foundation in legal writing, analysis and research that prepares them to meet the intense demands of the legal industry. A testament to Villanova’s strong legal writing curriculum and its outstanding students, Christie Larochelle ’16 earned first place in the New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s 2016 Honorable William C. Conner Writing Competition.

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Examining Criminal Sentencing in Pennsylvania

Villanova Sentencing Workshop gives students the opportunity to learn from and even debate with sitting Pennsylvania Common Pleas judges—discussing the complexities of real-life criminal cases that judges found difficult to sentence.

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Faculty Making the Grade

Louis J. Sirico Jr. has taught generations of students the invaluable art and science of legal writing. Recognized for his contributions, he most recently received the 2016 Burton Award for Contributions to Legal Writing Education.

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Villanova University Graduate Tax Program’s Inaugural Tax Policy Symposium

Villanova University Graduate Tax Program’s inaugural Tax Policy Symposium—Fundamental Tax Reform and Tax Policy Issues in Election Year 2016—will bring together a cross section of business leaders—from tax and accounting to legal and government to renowned academics—to discuss the economic and societal issues surrounding the need for fundamental Tax Reform.

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From a Calling to a Career

Although Natasha Felder ’16 spent seven years in the workforce before pursuing her JD, she had longtime law school aspirations and coveted more than just a degree. Felder sought a transformative educational experience that would give her the practical knowledge and hands-on learning she needed to make her career goals a reality—Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law fit that criteria.

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A Semester at the SEC

The externship program at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law offers students like Katie Duquette ’16—an undergraduate finance major with an interest in securities law and government policy—the opportunity to pursue their dream placements. Duquette spent the fall 2015 semester working at the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C., her second externship with the organization.

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Blake Zucker ’17 Awarded 2016 Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship

The Peggy Browning Fund awarded Blake Zucker ’17 a 10-week summer fellowship for 2016. A tribute to Zucker’s qualifications, Peggy Browning Fellowships are given to law students who not only excel in the classroom, but who also demonstrate a commitment to workers’ rights through their educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences. This year, more than 325 applicants competed for the honor.

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The 2016 Joseph T. McCullen Jr. Symposium: Emerging Questions in Adoption Law and Catholic Social Thought

The 2016 Joseph T. McCullen Jr. Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Law brings together leading scholars to explore Emerging Questions in Adoption Law and Catholic Social Thought. Topics include embryo adoption, international adoption and state nondiscrimination mandates applied to religious adoption agencies. The event will take place on Friday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Martin G. McGuinn '67 Ceremonial Courtroom (Room 201).

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“Ethics, Integrity and Civility (or the lack thereof) in Politics”

The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance will host a special event featuring Jon M. Huntsman Jr.—former governor of Utah, former U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore, and 2012 Presidential candidate—titled “Ethics, Integrity and Civility (or the lack thereof) in Politics.” Brian Tierney—CEO of Brian Communications and former CEO and publisher of The Philadelphia InquirerThe Daily News and philly.com—will moderate the discussion. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 5 from 12-1 p.m. in the Laurence E. Hirsch ’71 Classroom (Room 101).

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2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law hosts its signature event—the annual Sports Law Symposium—on Friday, April 1, 2016. This year's symposium,A Changing Game: Challenging the Status Quo in Sports Law, will again explore the most topical and hard-hitting legal and business issues in sports today. Topics will include a continuing look at player health and safety and concussion protocols; changes in the NCAA legal and business landscape; and an in-depth look at the numerous issues surrounding the daily fantasy sports industry.

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Annual Auction to Benefit the Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program

The Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP) of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law will host the 2016 PIFP Auction on Friday, April 1. This year marks the 19th anniversary of the event, PIFP’s largest and most successful fundraiser. The silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. and the live auction at 8 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome. 

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Villanova Students Place Second at Philadelphia Regional of the National Trial Competition

Two teams from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s National Trial Team competed in the Philadelphia Regional of the National Trial Competition—considered one of the most competitive and prestigious national trial advocacy competitions—on Feb. 11-14. This year marked Villanova Law’s best finish at NTC since 2010.

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Pennsylvania Pipelines: Assessing the Infrastructure Task Force Report

In May 2015 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf established the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Task Force to address the Commonwealth’s pipeline system, which produced its first official report in February. The 2016 Villanova Environmental Law Journal Blank Rome LLP Symposium, Pennsylvania Pipelines: Assessing the Infrastructure Task Force Report, will discuss the future of Pennsylvania’s pipeline infrastructure and the broader issues relating to the Task Force report.

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Noah Feldman to Present 39th Annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture, March 8

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law will hold its annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m. in Room 101. Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School, will present on “Why Madison Was Right: We Don't Need the First Amendment—The Changing Political Economy of Exemptions."

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Professor Leslie Book to Speak at Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs and Preferences

The Office of the Taxpayer Advocate has invited Leslie Book, Professor of Law at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, to be a panelist at the first in a series of public forums on taxpayer service on Tuesday, Feb. 23. 

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Fashion Forward: Lessons in Law and Business for Fashion Entrepreneurs

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law hosts the Second Annual Fashion Law Symposium, Fashion Forward: Lessons in Law and Business for Fashion Entrepreneurs. This year’s event explores fashion entrepreneurship, trademark and licensing issues and the importance of business relationships when building and monetizing a brand.

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The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports - Annual Speaker Series

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law continues its annual speaker series with three events in spring 2016. This semester, Center Director Andrew Brandt will lead revealing conversations on the business of sports, featuring: B.J. Schecter, Executive Editor of Sports Illustrated and Editor of Campus Rush; John PagePresident of the Wells Fargo Complex; and Aileen DagrosaSenior Vice President and General Counsel of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Dean Gotanda Named President of Hawai‘i Pacific University

John Y. Gotanda, The Arthur J. Kania Dean of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, will step down to become the fifth president of Hawai‘i Pacific University in Honolulu, Hawai'i, effective June 1, 2016. 

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Transformative Gift. Lasting Legacy.

A historic $25 million naming gift from Charles Widger ’73—the largest in the Law School’s history—will support major academic initiatives at the intersection of business and law.

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Leading by Example

The career of Charles Widger ’73 is a testament to the success of our Law School alumni. He so strongly believes in a Villanova Law education that he made a historic gift to the institution he cites as central to his success.

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Tax Clinic

Tax Practice

The Villanova Federal Tax Clinic melds the School’s dedication to public service with hands-on learning. Students gain practical experience, while providing free legal services to low-income taxpayers in disputes with the IRS, both before United States Tax Court and Federal District Courts. The Clinic also offers tax education and outreach for taxpayers who speak English as a second language.

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Sports, Violence and Equality: Current Issues in Title IX Compliance, Featuring Val Ackerman

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded programs, continues to influence the educational landscape. It raises complex compliance issues across the spectrum of the education system—from elementary and secondary districts to major research universities.

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Prof. Harvey Quoted in The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 17

Professor J. Richard Harvey, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Practice at Villanova University School of Law and its Graduate Tax Program, was quoted in the December 17 Wall Street Journal article, “With U.S. Asset Sale, Avon Joins a Small Club.” As one of the nation’s leading experts on the taxation of U.S. multinational corporations, Harvey is regularly called upon by leading media outlets for his expert commentary on the matter.

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Business Modules Bring Learning to Life    

Developed in response to today’s interdisciplinary legal practice, Villanova Law’s mandatory learning modules integrate critical business skills into the core curriculum.

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Christine Marcozzi

Advocating for Asylum


Zaid Ojjeh feared for his life when the Syrian government became aware of his activities on a social media website. Now as a client of Villanova Law’s CARES, Christine Marcozzi ’15 and Gregory Mathews ’15 fight to secure his asylum.

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Supporting Enterprising Entrepreneurs

In Villanova Law’s seven in-house law firms, students are the primary advocates for their clients. For clinic students Alex Madrak ’15 and Brad Marcum ’15, their hard work made a difference for a NYC-based start-up.

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Villanova Law among The National Jurist’s list of top “Super Lawyer”-producing schools

Villanova Law was ranked #30 as part of The National Jurist’s list of law schools that produce the most graduates who are selected “Super Lawyers” during their careers. An estimated 12.9% of Villanova Law alumni have been named “Super Lawyers,” according to the analysis.

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Gaetan Alfano

Taking the Lead

Gaetan J. Alfano ’80 embodies what it means to be a Villanova lawyer—a leader in the courtroom and in the community. As partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, Alfano is consistently recognized as a top commercial litigator by his peers, and in 2016 he will lead the Philadelphia Bar Association as its 89th Chancellor.

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In the Media: Professor Michael Risch’s Column Published in The Washington Post

Michael Risch, Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law, co-authored an opinion piece in The Washington Post on Nov. 20, 2015. The article, “A patent reform we can all agree on,” published as part of In Theory, an editorial section that each week takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives.

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Countering Corruption: Building A New Culture of Ethics and Compliance in Philadelphia's Traffic Court

Following a raid in 2011 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court took an unprecedented step and appointed Court of Common Pleas Judge Gary S. Glazer the Administrative Judge of Philadelphia's Traffic Court, aiming to reform the Traffic Court permanently and restore public confidence in the adjudication of traffic citations.

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Joshua Jacobs ’17 and Eugene Tsvilik ’17 Win 56th Annual Reimel Moot Court Competition

Joshua Jacobs ’17 and Eugene Tsvilik ’17 are the winners of the 56th annual Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition. Named in honor of the late Theodore L. Reimel, Judge for the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas from 1953 to 1973, the competition begins each September with approximately 100 teams of second and third year students, and culminates with the final argument between the competition's two best teams. 

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Laura Arcadipane

Preparation for the Global Marketplace

When deciding on which law school was right for her, Laura Arcadipane ’15 was immediately drawn to Villanova Law’s JD/LLM International Studies program. The school’s core curriculum provided the analytical and writing skills she needed, and the program offered the international educational opportunities she craved. 

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Villanova University School of Law Receives $2 Million Gift from Joseph T. McCullen Jr. ’57 CLAS and his wife, Eleanor, to establish the Center for Law and Religion

The new Center for Law and Religion builds upon the Law School’s Augustinian Catholic mission and will create opportunities for new curriculum focused on advocacy, law and religion.

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Villanova Law Faculty Recently Elected Members of The American Law Institute

The American Law Institute announces Michelle Madden Dempsey, Associate Dean of Faculty Research and Development, as one of 72 recently elected members. These highly regarded judges, lawyers and law professors were confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted by the Membership Committee and elected by the ALI Council. 

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The Tenth Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics and Culture

Henry Paul Monaghan, the Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School, has helped generations of jurists, scholars and students understand the meaning of the Constitution of the United States by evaluating the document's perfections and insisting upon its imperfections. The 2015 John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics and Culture explores Monaghan's scholarship by focusing on three of his landmark articles. 

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The 2015 Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium Celebrates the Journal’s 60th Anniversary

The 2015 Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium celebrates the Villanova Law Review’s 60th anniversary and honors the scholarship published throughout the journal’s history. Since its founding in 1956, the journal has published articles and essays by leading legal scholars, regarding issues at the foundation of law and justice, and at the cutting edge of current legal problems.

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For this symposium, members of the Villanova Law faculty present essays reflecting on the importance of one or more articles published in the Villanova Law Review. These 11 essays—along with three additional works by John Y. Gotanda, The Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law; Patrick McKinley Brennan, John F. Scarpa Chair in Catholic Legal Studies and professor of law; and Michael P. Moreland, professor of law—will be published in the Villanova Law Review’s Sexagennial Volume in 2016.

The symposium takes place on Friday, Sept. 18, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Laurence E. Hirsch ’71 Classroom (Room 101) of Villanova University School of Law (299 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova). This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 4 substantive CLE credits.

To register, click here.

Panelists and speakers

1-1:45pm: Panel One

  • Doris DelTosto Brogan '81, professor of law, “Privacy's Place at the Table” (commenting on Richard C. Turkington’s “Confidentiality Policy for HIV Related Information: An Analytical Framework for Sorting out Hard and Easy Cases,” 34 Villanova Law Review 871 (1989))
  • David Caudill, Arthur M. Goldberg family chair and professor of law, “Remembering Pether on Precedent: Crossing (National and Disciplinary) Borders” (commenting on Penelope Pether’s "Strange Fruit: What Happened to the U.S. Doctrine of Precedent?" (forthcoming))

1:45-2:45 p.m.: Panel Two

  • Ruth Gordon, professor of law, "Reflections on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series" 
  • Steven Chanenson, director of the David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance and professor of law, “Sentencing and Corrections: Our Options Are Still Limited” (commenting on Warren E. Burger's “Our Options Are Limited,” 18 Villanova Law Review 165 (1972))
  • Michelle Madden Dempsey, associate dean of faculty research and development and professor of law, “Smith & Hogan at Villanova: Reflections on Anglo-American Criminal Law Theory, the Mens Rea of Rape, and What America Still Needs to Learn from England” (commenting on T. Brian Hogan's “Crime, Punishment and Responsibility,” 24 Villanova Law Review 690 (1979), and J.C. Smith's “Subjective Or Objective? Ups And Downs of The Test Of Criminal Liability In England,” 27 Villanova Law Review 1179 (1981-1982))

2:45-3:30 p.m.: Panel Three

  • Joseph Dellapenna, professor of law, “Constitutional Citizenship under Attack” (commenting on his article, “The Citizenship of Draft Evaders after the Pardon," 22 Villanova Law Review. 531-53 (1977))
  • Tuan Samahon, professor of law, “No Praise for Process Federalism: the Political Safeguards Mirage and the Necessity of Substantive Judicial Review” (commenting on Ernest Young's "Two Cheers for Process Federalism," 46 Villanova Law Review 1349 (2001))

3:30-4:15 p.m.: Panel Four

  • Vicenç Feliú, associate dean of library services and professor of law, “Normalizing Copyright Law in the Digital Environment” (commenting on Ann Bartow's "Electrifying Copyright Norms and Making Cyberspace More Like a Book," 48 Villanova Law Review 13 (2003))
  • Michael Risch, professor of law, “Network Neutrality” (commenting on David R. Johnson's & Kevin A. Marks' “Mapping Electronic Data Communications onto Existing Legal Metaphors: Should We Let Our Conscience (and Our Contracts) Be Our Guide Symposium - The Congress the Courts and Computer Based Communications,” 38 Villanova Law Review 487–516 (1993))

4:15-5 p.m.: Panel Five

  • Todd Aagaard, vice dean and professor of law, “Environmental Regulation and Environmental Rights” (commenting on Ferdinand F. Fernandez's “Due Process and Pollution: The Right to a Remedy,” 16 Villanova Law Review 789 (1971))
  • Richard Booth, Martin G. McGuinn chair in business law and professor of law, “Veil Piercing and the Liability of Corporate Directors and Officers Under Federal Law” (commenting on Richard G. Dennis' "Liability of Officers, Directors and Stockholders under CERCLA: The Case for Adopting State Law," 36 Villanova Law Review 1367 (1991))

The annual Villanova Law Review Symposium is named for Norman J. Shachoy ’58 COE, ’61 VLS who served as Editor-in-Chief, Volume Six of the Villanova Law Review. The naming was made possible through his generous support, along with that of his son N. James Shachoy ’86 VLS, of Villanova University School of Law.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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For this symposium, members of the Villanova Law faculty present essays reflecting on the importance of one or more articles published in the Villanova Law Review. These 11 essays—along with three additional works by John Y. Gotanda, The Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law; Patrick McKinley Brennan, John F. Scarpa Chair in Catholic Legal Studies and professor of law; and Michael P. Moreland, professor of law—will be published in the Villanova Law Review’s Sexagennial Volume in 2016.

The symposium takes place on Friday, Sept. 18, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Laurence E. Hirsch ’71 Classroom (Room 101) of Villanova University School of Law (299 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova). This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 4 substantive CLE credits.

To register, click here.

Panelists and speakers

1-1:45pm: Panel One

  • Doris DelTosto Brogan '81, professor of law, “Privacy's Place at the Table” (commenting on Richard C. Turkington’s “Confidentiality Policy for HIV Related Information: An Analytical Framework for Sorting out Hard and Easy Cases,” 34 Villanova Law Review 871 (1989))
  • David Caudill, Arthur M. Goldberg family chair and professor of law, “Remembering Pether on Precedent: Crossing (National and Disciplinary) Borders” (commenting on Penelope Pether’s "Strange Fruit: What Happened to the U.S. Doctrine of Precedent?" (forthcoming))

1:45-2:45 p.m.: Panel Two

  • Ruth Gordon, professor of law, "Reflections on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series" 
  • Steven Chanenson, director of the David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance and professor of law, “Sentencing and Corrections: Our Options Are Still Limited” (commenting on Warren E. Burger's “Our Options Are Limited,” 18 Villanova Law Review 165 (1972))
  • Michelle Madden Dempsey, associate dean of faculty research and development and professor of law, “Smith & Hogan at Villanova: Reflections on Anglo-American Criminal Law Theory, the Mens Rea of Rape, and What America Still Needs to Learn from England” (commenting on T. Brian Hogan's “Crime, Punishment and Responsibility,” 24 Villanova Law Review 690 (1979), and J.C. Smith's “Subjective Or Objective? Ups And Downs of The Test Of Criminal Liability In England,” 27 Villanova Law Review 1179 (1981-1982))

2:45-3:30 p.m.: Panel Three

  • Joseph Dellapenna, professor of law, “Constitutional Citizenship under Attack” (commenting on his article, “The Citizenship of Draft Evaders after the Pardon," 22 Villanova Law Review. 531-53 (1977))
  • Tuan Samahon, professor of law, “No Praise for Process Federalism: the Political Safeguards Mirage and the Necessity of Substantive Judicial Review” (commenting on Ernest Young's "Two Cheers for Process Federalism," 46 Villanova Law Review 1349 (2001))

3:30-4:15 p.m.: Panel Four

  • Vicenç Feliú, associate dean of library services and professor of law, “Normalizing Copyright Law in the Digital Environment” (commenting on Ann Bartow's "Electrifying Copyright Norms and Making Cyberspace More Like a Book," 48 Villanova Law Review 13 (2003))
  • Michael Risch, professor of law, “Network Neutrality” (commenting on David R. Johnson's & Kevin A. Marks' “Mapping Electronic Data Communications onto Existing Legal Metaphors: Should We Let Our Conscience (and Our Contracts) Be Our Guide Symposium - The Congress the Courts and Computer Based Communications,” 38 Villanova Law Review 487–516 (1993))

4:15-5 p.m.: Panel Five

  • Todd Aagaard, vice dean and professor of law, “Environmental Regulation and Environmental Rights” (commenting on Ferdinand F. Fernandez's “Due Process and Pollution: The Right to a Remedy,” 16 Villanova Law Review 789 (1971))
  • Richard Booth, Martin G. McGuinn chair in business law and professor of law, “Veil Piercing and the Liability of Corporate Directors and Officers Under Federal Law” (commenting on Richard G. Dennis' "Liability of Officers, Directors and Stockholders under CERCLA: The Case for Adopting State Law," 36 Villanova Law Review 1367 (1991))

The annual Villanova Law Review Symposium is named for Norman J. Shachoy ’58 COE, ’61 VLS who served as Editor-in-Chief, Volume Six of the Villanova Law Review. The naming was made possible through his generous support, along with that of his son N. James Shachoy ’86 VLS, of Villanova University School of Law.

 
 
 
 
 
 

VLS Communication Contacts

Kate Johnston
Director of Communication
(610) 519-8333
Email

Daneen Baird
Assistant Director of Communication
(610) 519-3997
Email

 
 
 
 



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299 North Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085
610-519-7000

 

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Scarpa Center Dedication Event Featuring Joe Plumeri, September 8

Villanova University School of Law will host a special dedication event for the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship on September 8 at 12:00 p.m. The event’s featured speaker is Joe Plumeri, Vice Chairman of the First Data Board of Directors and former Chairman/CEO of Willis Group Holdings.

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