Faculty Highlights - January, 2013
In the Media:
Quoted in the December 18 New York Times
article, "Sanchez's Fall is Clear; His Future Isn't
."In the Media:
Quoted in the December 20 Bloomberg News
story, "Jets Face $17.1 Million Salary Cap Hit If Mark Sanchez Leaves.
"In the Media:
Quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer's
January 2 article, "Corbett set to sue NCAA over Penn State Sandusky sanctions
."In the Media:
Interviewed for 6ABC's January 2 story, "Gov. Corbett to sue NCAA over Penn St. sanctions
Was a guest on the program "Just Love" on Sirius XM Radio 129, "The Catholic Channel." He discussed what Catholic social doctrine can contribute to the conversation about gun control and the state's responsibility for the common good.David Caudill
His article, "Images of Expertise: Converging Discourses on the Use and Abuse of Science in Massachusetts v. EPA," was translated into Chinese for inclusion in a book, Risk Regulation and Administrative Law
(China Law Press). The article, previously published in the Villanova Environmental Law Journal
, was translated and edited for the book by Jin Zining, an administrative law professor at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School.
Named Chair-Elect of the Evidence Section of the AALS.Candace Centeno
Presented "Developing Legal Savvy as Clinical Nurse Educator" at the Villanova University College of Nursing's Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care Program on January 9.Steven Chanenson
Became Chair of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing in December. He has been appointed to the Commission by three successive Governors of Pennsylvania, most recently by Governor Corbett.
His co-authored article, "Reform in Motion: The Promise and Perils of Incorporating Risk Assessments and Cost-Benefit Analysis into Pennsylvania Sentencing
," was featured on Crim Prof Blog
on January 1.Keith Fogg
His article, "An Access to Justice Milestone," will be published in the Winter 2013 issue of ABA Section of Taxation NewsQuarterly.Christopher French
His Kansas Law Review
article, "The 'Non-Cumulation Clause': an 'Other Insurance Clause' by Another Name," was cited in Olin Corp. v. American Home Assurance Company, __ F.3d __, 2012 WL 6602909, n. 15 (2d Cir. 2012). Abraham Gafni
His article, "Beware of Waiving the Mediation Communications Privilege," was published in the Legal Intelligencer
on December 17.Richard Harvey
Included as part of SSRN's list of Top 25 U.S. Tax Professors based on recent downloads (within the past 12 months).Catherine Lanctot
In the Media:
Quoted in the Wilmington News Journal's January 16 article, "Murray M. Schwartz, judge in school desegregation case, dies at 81
Delivered a paper at the AALS Section on Law and Religion panel on "The Freedom of the Church" with Michael McConnell (Stanford), Sarah Barringer Gordon (Penn), and Paul Horwitz (Alabama).
Organized a concurrent conference during the AALS meeting in New Orleans sponsored by the Lumen Christi Institute at the University of Chicago on the nature of law from a range of religious perspectives.
Received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation to launch "The Libertas Project" at Villanova Law on legal aspects of religious and economic freedom.Michael Risch
Presented his "Trade Secret Litigation Summary" at the 2nd Workshop on Non-Competes Clauses, Trade Secrets and Mobility at Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich in December.In the Media:
Quoted in several Daily Journal articles, including "Apple's failure to get injunction may make smartphone peace more likely" (December 19); "Preliminary ruling invalidating key Apple patent could reshape smartphone war" (December 24); and "Marvell Technology hit with $1.17 billion patent infringement verdict" (December 27).In the Media:
Quoted in KCBS Radio's December 18 story on the ongoing Apple/Samsung copyright infringement case.
Drafted a FOIA cross-motion for summary judgment and supporting declarations with students and faculty colleague in support of his legal historical research on the resignation of Associate Justice Abe Fortas. Louis Sirico
Legal Skills Prof Blog
, of which he is co-editor, was recognized as runner up for the best law professor blog in Dennis Kennedy's annual Best of Law Related Blogging Awards, also known as the Blawggies
. Jennifer Sperling
Presented "How The Myth of the Ideal Parent Limits Women's Autonomy" at the Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia Feminist Law Teachers Annual Conference at Temple University Law School on December 14.