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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.

Law & Society Students Alexandra Jagiello and Kyle Ford win Martinson Senior Capstone Grant!

Law & Society students Alexandra Jagiello and Kyle Ford were tasked with creating a capstone project which would have a positive effect on the community. The outcome of our brainstorming was the birth of a nonprofit organization that goes by the name of Am I Next or in ...

Feb, 23

Law & Society Mock Trial Team 2015 Puts On Their Case!

This weekend (2/8 & 9) the PhilaU Mock Trial team had a great time trying a mock civil wrongful death case at the AMTA Regionals at the Philadelphia Justice Center. Here's the team

Feb, 11

Law & Society Student Presents Case at Innocence Project Board Meeting

The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing. To date, more than 300 people in the United States have been exonerated ...

Feb, 11

Arlen Specter Center and Law and Society Roxboro House Roundtables a Resounding Success

Covering topics including politics, criminal justice , race relations, busiess & entrepreneurship and LGBT issues, professors, administrators , experts and students discussed, argued, debated, and learned. See below topic list- copy a link and listen in! Roxboro House Roundtables Roundup-Fall Semester 2014 Title: ...

Dec, 19

Single Bullet Exhibit Heading to Battle Ship N.J. American History Museum

The Single Bullet Exhibit, co written by Law & Society students,was selected by the Battleship New Jersey American History Museum in Camden to be a major display! The Single Bullet documents Arlen Specter's investigation of the Kennedy assassination while he was a member fo the Warren Commission ...

Dec, 19

Prominent Experts in Law and Government Speak at Law and Service Day

More than 75 students, faculty, staff and others attended PhilaU’s first Law and Service Day Nov. 8 to hear prominent speakers address such topical issues as homeland security, the death penalty, women’s rights, medicinal marijuana and same-sex marriage. Hosted by the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service, the day was capped ...

Nov, 14

Talking Issues at PhilaU’s Specter Center

By Bernard J. Scally With the Midterm Elections barely behind us, students at Philadelphia University got right into discussing serious issues of our times. On Nov. 7, a number of Law and Government leaders participated in the university’s Law and Service Day. Several spoke at the Arlen Specter Center for Public ...

Nov, 10


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