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Professor Michele Pistone was awarded the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal from St. John’s University on September 21. The Medal is given to an outstanding Catholic laywoman who embodies in her life the values and vision of Mother Seton. Read more
What is humanhood? Speakers from the disciplines of biology, psychology, linguistics, literary theory, law and more will gather to discuss and clarify a holistic conception of a developing human life. Read more
Villanova Law brings practitioners and scholars to campus each year through its ongoing Visiting Assistant Professor program, providing guidance and mentorship as these individuals prepare for careers in academia. The Law School welcomes four visiting faculty members—Orli Oren-Kolbinger, Marissa Mole Bostick, Kerin Bischoff Clapp and Jillian Schroeder-Fenlon—for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. These individuals bring impressive credentials in both scholarship and practice to the Villanova Law classroom. Read more
The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law continues its annual speaker series with two events in fall 2017. This semester, Center Director Andrew Brandt will lead revealing conversations on the business of sports, featuring: Chris Soriano and Adam Berger, attorneys from Duane Morris and Howie Roseman, General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. Read more
Andrew Brandt: His article, "Professional Sports Leagues' Big Bet: 'Evolving' Attitudes on Gambling," was published in the Stanford Law and Policy Review's Volume 28, Issue 2.
Michelle Dempsey: Quoted in The New York Times article "Why Couldn't the Cosby Jury Reach a Verdict? Legal Expert Assess" on June 17.
Josephine Sandler Nelson: Her paper, "'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Corporate Crime," won both the Holmes-Cardozo Award and Distinguished Proceeding Prize at the 2017 Academy of Legal Studies in Business.
Bhaveen R. Jani ’09
Pellettieri Rabstein & Altman
Bhaveen R. Jani '09 is an associate in the Personal Injury department at Pellettieri Rabstein & Altman in Princeton, New Jersey. He concentrates his practice in the areas of motor vehicle personal injury, construction accidents, product defect cases and premises liability claims. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate at Blank Rome LLP in the Consumer Finance Litigation group. Jani is also a very active member of the bar and currently serves as the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABA-NJ) and will serve as the association's President next year. SABA-NJ is a specialty bar organization whose membership includes approximately 150 South Asian New Jersey attorneys, judges and law students throughout New Jersey.