Philadelphia University

THE VOICE: A Publication of PhilaU's Law and Society Program



Evan Laine


Includes noteworthy accomplishments and other interesting happenings in the law and society community.

The Honorable Judith H. Wizmur, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey, To Serve as Judge for Moot Court Finals

PhilaU  is honored that Judge Wizmur  will serve as the final  arbiter of the PhilaU 's Moot Court Competition.  This year there are 12  teams  competing  through a bracket  process  arguing an appeal of a motion to suppress concerning   alleged  Fifth Amendment violations. This competition, arises from the capstone of  Law ...

Apr, 04

Law and Society Director Evan Laine Wins Two Prestigous Awards for Teaching Innovation

Philadelphia University faculty and staff members were honored at the 2014 Nexus Learning Awards ceremony on April 1 in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Jeff Ashley, interim director of the Center for Teaching Innovation & Nexus Learning, said the event’s honorees “capture the essence of what it is to be ...

Apr, 04

Renowned Author Philip Tiemeyer Joins L & S Professor Line-up!

Associate history professor Phil Tiemeyer,  will now teach  Law, Women & Gender this  fall 2014.  Prof  Tiemeyer  is the author of the  book, “Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants,”  which has been nominated as a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award.  "Plane


Apr, 04

Professor Steven Springer is Added to the L & S Roster!

Law  and Society is proud to announce that   Professor Steven Springer  will  be teaching  Law in the Workplace  a course he designed  specially for Philadelphia University  , starting this fall 2014!  Steve Springer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. His career as a lawyer has focused primarily ...

Apr, 04

PhilaU Law & Society Adds Prestigious New Professor

PhilaU  Law & Society is  privileged to announce  that Professor Hillel S. Levinson  will  now be teaching in the major .  Prof  Levinson has had  the pleasure of a varied  and extremely successful career and hopes to bring these experiences to class in International Law at Philadelphia University..  As a ...

Mar, 17

Chris Jablonski Recieves Grant for his L & S Capstone Project!

Chris,  who is starting a Veterans  awareness and empowerment group on campus,  was rewarded  a grant from the Martinson Fund.  Although there were many other deserving   proposals, Chris's project was selected due to the outstanding quality of his capstone idea.  We  are very proud of our Law & Society major.

Feb, 20

PhilaU Mock Trial Rocks Newark Tournament

Feb, 17


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