Upcoming Events

  • The Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) Symposium, 06/07

    It is imperative that the experiences of survivors inform the development of policies and law reform to combat commercial sexual exploitation. Survivor voices must remain front and center of the anti-trafficking movement as we shape policy, provide services and work toward a world where commercial sexual exploitation is a relic of the past.

  • 16th Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics and Culture, 05/02

    This year’s annual John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics and Culture will bring together scholars and experts in civil law, canon law, Catholic theology and spirituality, literature and other disciplines to help us answer these pressing questions. The discussion will help us imagine or re-imagine how we can exercise hope in constructive ways, especially in the practice and making of law, that are true to Catholic belief and to the promised blessings of the American constitutional order, while navigating the sea of contemporary disintegration.

  • 44th Annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture, 4/11

    The Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy welcomes Leon R. Kass to present “The Ten Commandments as Law” for the annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture. This year's lecture will be held virtually on Monday, April 11.

  • 2022 CARES Symposium, 4/8

    For its second annual symposium, the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES) will explore abolition as the path to immigrant justice. As immigration detention and deportation continue to perpetuate global inequality, entrenched colonialism, and racial injustice, a movement to abolish ICE and shift government resources to housing, health care, and education continues to grow. The symposium will focus on organizing efforts to end immigration enforcement and detention, the intersection of racial justice and abolitionist movements, and lessons learned in abolitionist work beyond the immigrant rights movement.



  • Ask the Grad: Class of 2022

    The Villanova University Charles Widger School is pleased to celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2022. This impressive group of students joins a tight-knit community of more than 12,000 Villanova Law alumni. Before they leave us, we asked members of the Class of 2022 to share more about their Villanova Law experience.

  • Don H. Liu, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Risk Officer of Target Corporation, to Deliver Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s 2022 Commencement Address

    Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, announced that Don H. Liu, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Risk Officer of Target Corporation, will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2022 and will also receive the Villanova Law Medallion Award in recognition of his achievements.

  • Passion for Family Law Begins in Villanova Law’s Civil Justice Clinic

    When Kayla Fattell ’21 began her clinical experience as a student attorney in Villanova’s Civil Justice Clinic, she had never worked with an actual client facing a legal issue, and she had certainly never represented a client in a hearing. Fast forward less than four months later, Fattell found herself successfully petitioning on behalf of her client before a judge on a life-changing immigration case.

  • Villanova Law Moot Court Board Competes in Appellate Advocacy Competitions

    This semester Villanova Law’s Moot Court Board members found success in various National Appellate Advocacy Competitions, where they faced teams from law schools across the country. Each team consisted of two students from the Moot Court Board, the principal oral advocacy organization at Villanova Law which aims to enhance and showcase students’ courtroom advocacy skills.

  • Sports Law Negotiation Teams Succeed in Annual Arbitration Competitions

    This semester, members of the Sports Law Negotiation Team have been successful in various sports negotiation competitions across North America. For the fourth time in the history of the Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition, Villanova Law students were victorious. Additionally, the Villanova Law team won the inaugural Tulane International Fútbol Negotiation Competition.