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Supreme Court to hear Civil Procedure Cases

Supreme Court to hear Civil Procedure Cases Current and former United States law students will no doubt fondly recall the Supreme Court case of International Shoe Co. v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310 (1945), from their first-year Civil Procedure classes.  Students … Continue reading

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Quick Overview: Admiralty & Maritime Law

by Robert Hegadorn Admiralty & Maritime Law is a comprehensive body of American law dealing with ships  (vessels) and commerce conducted over bodies of water.  Included within the scope of admiralty law are concepts of contract law, tort law, labor … Continue reading

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Farewell, Dean Feliú

As most of the Villanova Law community already knows, last week we said goodbye to our beloved law Library Director and Associate Dean, Vicenç Feliú.  Vicenç is off to warmer climates at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law as … Continue reading

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Interested in International Law?

by Robert Hegadorn “International Law” is not just a buzz-phrase heard on the news, or exclusively the province of the scholars of legal history, poring over dusty documents from the Nuremburg Tribunal.  “International law” issues can find their way into … Continue reading

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Local Law Librarians Learn and Practice Storytelling at the GPLLA Institute

On June 3rd, the Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association (GPLLA) held its annual end-of-season institute at Temple University to wrap up the year, socialize, and engage in some serious professional development.  The theme of this year’s institute was “Telling Our … Continue reading

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Goodbye Karen!

Today we bid adieu to our long time colleague and dedicated librarian, Karen Gause.  Karen has served the law school community at Villanova for 25 years, always with a smile and a positive attitude that puts our librarians and our … Continue reading

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One Million Downloads and Counting!

Last week, the Law School’s Digital Repository reached an extremely significant milestone as we crossed the one million mark for full-text downloads of materials archived on the site.  Over the last three years, we have been gradually building up the … Continue reading

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