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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 …

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PhilaU Hosts Prominent Speakers for Law and Service Day: Roxborough Review

Prominent speakers in law and government addressed students, faculty and others at PhilaU’s first Law and Service Day on Nov. 8, The Roxborough Review reported Nov. 10.

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“Single Bullet” Exhibition Featured on JFK Anniversary: USA Today College, 6ABC, Fox29 and NBC10

Philadelphia University’s exhibition, “Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination,” was featured prominently in the news on Nov. 22, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, including in USA Today College and on 6ABC, …

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Author Philip Shenon Raises Questions About JFK Assassination at PhilaU Talk

Fifty years ago this Friday, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy shocked the nation and changed the course of history. Today, many still doubt the circumstances around the tragic event and continue to search for answers. Philip Shenon, a …

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PhilaU’s “Single Bullet” exhibition examines Kennedy assassination theories: The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Single Bullet” is an innovative exhibition by PhilaU students, faculty and staff that examines the assassination of President John F. Kennedy from different perspectives, including the official Warren Commission conclusion, championed by the late Sen. Arlen Specter, that one gunman–Lee …

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“Single Bullet” Exhibit Immerses Audience in JFK Assassination Investigation

Almost 50 years after President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed, visitors at the preview event of Philadelphia University’s striking new exhibition, “Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination,” were transported back in …

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D. Bruce Hanes, elected official and PhilaU adjunct faculty member, takes a stand on same-sex marriage

Law and Society adjunct professor D. Bruce Hanes, who is register of wills and clerk of Orphans’ Court in Montgomery County, Pa., has been in the media spotlight since he defied Pennsylvania state law July 24 and started issuing marriage …

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Philadelphia University Plans Constitution Day Events

On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Now, Sept. 17 is recognized as National Constitution Day – a day to continue the legacy and develop habits of citizenship …

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Law and Society Students Argue Fifth Amendment Issues in Moot Court Contest

Four Philadelphia University students competed for the Law and Society Program’s moot court competition championship on May 3 in front of the Honorable Judith Wizmur, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey. The students, Victoria Thorsen and …

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New Issue of PhilaU’s ‘The Voice’ Now Available Online

A new issue of the PhilaU Law and Society Program’s new, online publication, The Voice, is now available at www.PhilaU.edu/TheVoice. The Voice, a student written publication, analyzes controversial topics ranging in scope from a campus level to an international level, …

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