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Todd Aagaard

Participated in a discussion on “The Challenges of Compliance Markets” at the Fifth Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ on May 10.

Presented on “Energy Capacity Markets” at the 19th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers at the University of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law in Missoula, MT on May 30.


Caitlin Barry

Participated in a discussion on “Cultivating Empathy as a Crucial Lawyering Skill” at the 42nd AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education in San Francisco, CA on May 5.

Presented on “Racial and Gender Composition of Clinical Faculty” at the 42nd AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education in San Francisco, CA on May 7.


Leslie Book

Participated in a discussion on “Procedural Due Process and the Tax System: A Fresh Look” at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation 2019 May Tax Meeting in Washington, DC on May 11.

 

Andrew Brandt

Spoke as a guest lecturer at Kutztown University in Kutztown, PA on May 2.

Presented “Inside the World of Professional Sports” at Merrill Lynch in Wilmington, DE on May 31.

Participated in a discussion on “The View from the Top: Sports Integrity from the League Perspective” at the IAGA International Gaming Summit in Half Moon Bay, CA on June 5.

 

Michael Campbell

Presented on “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Caring for Patients Taking Medical Marijuana” at the Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing on June 6.

 

David Caudill

Edited essays which were published in “The Third Wave in Science and Technology Studies” on May 15.

Presented "Law & Literature: A Lesson Before Dying" for the 2019 Law School Reunion at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on June 1.

Presented “Contempt for Science and Lack of Expertise in the Trump Administration” as part of the History & Philosophy of Science Seminars at the University of Melbourne in Australia on June 26.

Taught a course on Entertainment Law at the University of Melbourne in Australia on June 24-28.

 

Candace Centeno

Facilitated a panel at the 2019 ALWD Biennial Conference at Suffolk University Law School in Boston on May 28-29.

Awarded the ALWD Outstanding Service Award for her work on the inaugural Leadership Academy in June.

 

Michelle Dempsey

Published “What We Have Reason to Do: Another View from the Cliff-Top” in the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (Volume 19, Issue 1) on June 14.

 

Amy Emerson

Presented on “Using Technology to Track and Assess Student Learning Outcomes and Associated Performance Criteria” at the Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries 2019 Conference in Washington, DC on July 10.

 

Brett Frischmann

Presented “Comparative Analysis of Innovation Failures and Institutions in Context” at the What's Real? – IP from a Property Theory Perspective Symposium at the University of Houston Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law on June 1.

Presented on ReEngineering Humanity at ComplianceNet Conference 2019 at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on June 4.

Presented on “Demand for AI” at Nexa Center for Internet and Society in Turino, Italy on June 28.

Presented on “Reverse Turing Tests for Robotic Human Beings” at The YTL Law and Justice Forum: Technology and Manipulation at King’s College London on July 2.

 

Abraham Gafni

In the Media: Published in The Legal Intelligencer, “What Satisfies the Requirement of a 'Reasoned' Arbitration Award?” on May 16.

 

Cathy Lanctot

Presented "Thurgood Marshall: Attorney at Law" for the 2019 Law School Reunion at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on June 1.

 

Michael Moreland

Presented "Adjunct Faculty Unionization and Religiously Affiliated Universities" at The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School on March 22.

In the Media: Interviewed for the CBS3 story, “Facebook Purges Several High-Profile, ‘Dangerous’ People For Spreading White Nationalism, Anti-Semitism On Platform” on May 3.

In the Media: Quoted in The Associated Press article, “Abortion Ban Aims for High Court, But Won’t Get There Soon” on May 15.

Presented “Catholic Education and Religious Freedom in a Secular Age” at the Freedom, Autonomy and Responsibility Conference at Australian Catholic University in Sydney on May 22.

In the Media: Quoted in the Washington Examiner article, “Activist Fringes Dominate Abortion Debate as Voters Favor the Middle” on June 3.

Participated in a panel on “Combatting Sex Assault Problems in the Roman Catholic Church” at ComplianceNet Conference 2019 at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on June 4.

Presented on “Promoting a Responsible and Free Conscience in Today’s Society” at Blackfriars Hall at the University of Oxford in England on June 15.

In the Media: Interviewed for the NBC10 story, “SCOTUS Tosses Out Lower Court Ruling against Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple” on June 17.

Participated in the “Annual Law and Religion Roundtable” at the University of Toronto on June 20.

 

Orli Oren-Kolbinger

Presented on “How to Get Away with Tax NonCompliance? An Empirical Analysis of Judicial Decision-Making in Equitable ‘Innocent Spouse Relief’ Cases” at ComplianceNet Conference 2019 at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on June 4.

Presented on “The Effect of The Macroeconomic Environment on Judicial Behavior: The (Surprising) Case of Israeli Tax Litigation” at the Economic Analysis of Law Workshop at the Tel-Aviv University School of Law in Israel on June 10.

Presented on “Different Judges, Different Decisions? Judicial Decision-Making in ‘Innocent Spouse Relief’ Cases” at the 6th International Roundtable on Taxation and Tax Policy, Netanya Academic College School of Law in Israel on June 17.

 

Michele Pistone

Presented on “Using Clinic Case Management Database Systems to Support Access to Justice and Individual Student Learning Outcomes” at the 42nd AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education in San Francisco on May 6.

Presented on “Immigration and Access to Justice” at the Law School Access to Justice Conference at Brooklyn Law School on May 14.

Spoke about “How You Can Help Immigrants” at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Refugee Support Committee Meeting on June 6.

Received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Friends Academy in Locust Valley, NY on June 12.

 

Teressa Ravenell

Presented on “Win the Criminal Battle without Losing the Civil War: Recognizing the Relationship between Criminal and Civil Cases and Avoiding Pitfalls to Obtain Success in Both” at the 36th Annual Criminal Law Symposium 2019 in Harrisburg, PA on June 6.

 

Shea Rhodes

Shared Hope JuST Policy Council and Expert Working Group Meeting in Phoenix in May-June.

Inducted as a Fellow into the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on May 17.

Moderated a panel on “First Responders: Identifying and Addressing Needs ff Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation Survivors” Now & Next: The 2019 World Without Exploitation Convening in Washington, DC on May 22.

Spoke as a guest lecturer on “Human Trafficking:  The Legal Perspective” at Temple University on June 5.

Presented the keynote address at “Celebrating Jana: A Fundraiser to Support the Opening of Jana's Place” in Worcester, MA on June 8.

Presented “Sexual Exploitation of Minors” with Sarah Robinson ’16 at the 2019 PA Legal Aid Network VOCA Grantee Training in Harrisburg, PA on June 12.

Presented “Stigmatizing Survivors: A Look into Gender Discrimination in Policing and Prosecuting Commercial Sex Exploitation in Pennsylvania” at the 2019 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit in Washington, DC on June 14.

Presented “Human Trafficking: The Legal Perspective” at Geisinger Health Systems in Danville, PA on June 17.

Presented on “Enhanced Collaborative to Combat Human Trafficking Training” with Sarah Robinson ’16 and Jamie Pizzi ’18 at The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia on June 20.

Named a 2019 Power Player by The Legal Intelligencer on June 27.

 

Michael Risch

In the Media: Quoted in the Iam-Media.com story, “After Devastating Ruling in FTC Case Qualcomm Has the Legal Fight of Its Life on Its Hands” on May 23.

In the Media: Quoted in the Law.com story “Skilled in the Art: Viasat Trade Secrets Case Is All About Optics + Federal Circuit Says Alsup Must Abide 'Litigation Gimmick'” on May 31.

 

Chaim Saiman

Presented the “The Distribution of Doctrinal Complexity Across Common Law Systems” at the Legal Theory Workshop Series at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on Feb. 27.

Taught as a distinguished visiting professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in March. 

Participated as a scholar in residence at Shaarei Shomayim in Toronto on Mar. 2.

Presented at a faculty seminar at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on Mar. 4.

Participated as a scholar in residence at Torah in Motion in Toronto on Mar. 9.

Presented on “Religious Responses to Commerce and its Politics” at the Democracy, Religion, and the Marketplace conference at the University of Virginia on May 3.

 

Tuan Samahon

Participated in a discussion on “And Then They Came for Us: Lessons for Today from Japanese-American Incarceration During World War II” at Blank Rome, LLP in Philadelphia, PA on May 16.

Presented the keynote speech “Microfederalism without the Federalism: Lessons from America for our (Unitary) European Municipal Cousins” at the Annual Conference of the Joint PhD Program Human Rights, Society and Multi-Level Governance: Local Governance and Human Rights in the World of Wicked Problems at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb in Croatia on June 7.

Presented “The Historian as Deputized, Private Attorney General” at The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Conference in Arlington, VA on June 22.

 

Christine Speidel

Participated in a discussion on “Family Members as Caregivers” at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation 2019 May Tax Meeting in Washington, DC on May 11.

Presented “IRS Collection Issues” at the IRS 18th Annual Eastern Pennsylvania Working Together Conference in Malvern, PA on May 23.

In the Media: Quoted in The Associated Press article, “IRS Proposes Update to Form W-4 to Increase Accuracy” on May 31.

In the Media: Quoted in the MLex article, “Taxpayer Advocate Continuing Notice Improvement Projects” on June 10.

In the Media: Quoted in the MLex article, “Allies Urge IRS to Increase EITC Notifications” on June 24.