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  • Professor Mrya Orlen's Recent Achievements

    In August, Professor Orlen served on a panel at the Mindfulness in Law Schools conference - a two-day conference held within the 2017 Southeastern Association of Law School's Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.  She served on a panel devoted to Mindfulness in Legal Writing and spoke on Mindfulness in Academic Support.In addition, Professor Orlen is a consulting mediator with The Mediation and Training Collaborative (TMTC) and continues to serve as a pro bono mediator in the on-site...

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  • Dean Eric Gouvin featured in Business West article

    Dean Gouvin was featured in the Business West article titled, "WNEU School of Law Adjusts to an Altered Landscape."

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  • Professor Jennifer Levi quoted in NY Times Article

    Professor Jennifer Levi was quoted in the NY Times Article titled, "Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump Over Service Ban."

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  • Professor Jennifer Levi quoted in Washington Post article

    Professor Jennifer Levi was quoted in the Washington Post article titled, "Lawsuit opposes Trump’s ban on transgender military service."

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    Alum Jo-Ann Davis is being promoted to the newly created role of senior vice president and chief administrative officer of Baystate Health, effective September 4, 2017. Jo-Ann will oversee Human Resources and continue to oversee the Legal Department, Risk Management, Audit/Compliance, and Governance. Jo-Ann worked for 12 years in the Human Resources Division, taking on progressive responsibilities in the areas of HR Consulting, Employee and Labor Relations, HR Compliance, and Labor and Employment Law. Prior to that, she worked for 15 years as a practicing attorney with a focus on Human Resources, Employment and Labor matters. Jo-Ann is a graduate of Wheaton College, with a master's degree in education from Harvard University and a law degree from Western New England University.

  • Professor Jennifer Levi featured in Mass Live Article regarding military ban

    Professor Jennifer Levi is featured in Mass Live article regarding her involvement with the law suit over President Donald Trump's transgender military service ban.

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  • Dean Pat Newcombe will present at University of Connecticut

    Dean Pat Newcombe will present on the topic of intersexuality and the law as part of the Out to Lunch (OTL) lecture series at the University of Connecticut Rainbow Center on December 6, 2017.

  • Deans Beth Cohen and Pat Newcombe co-author an article on Mini Law School

    Deans Beth Cohen and Pat Newcombe co-authored an article on Mini Law School that was just accepted for publication in the Seattle Journal of Social Justice. The citation is here: Beth D. Cohen and Pat Newcombe, Mini-Law School: Civic Education Making a Difference in the Community, 15 SEATTLE J. SOC. JUST. (forthcoming 2017).

  • Professor Sudha Setty publishes book on National Security

    Sudha Setty recently published a book titled, "National Security Secrecy: Comparative Effects on Democracy and the Rule of Law" available through Cambridge University Press and Amazon.

  • Governor Baker Names Three Western New England University School of Law Alums to Mass Courts

    Governor Baker recently named three law school Alums to positions on the Massachusetts Courts. They are: Western MA Superior Court Justice Edward J. McDonough, Jr., L'81 to the Appeals Court, Attorney Bruce Melikian L'83 to Western MA District Court, and Kathleen A. Sandman L'87 to Associate Justice of the Probate & Family Court.  Congratulations to all the nominees. To read more about the Nominees click here and here.

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  • Dean Eric Gouvin in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads

    In July, Dean Gouvin continued his streak of being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.

  • Professor Charity selected as SALT Co-President Elect

    Professor Matthew Charity of the Western New England University School of Law along with Professor Davida Finger of Loyola University New Orleans School of Law were recently named Co-Presidents Elect by the Society of American Law Teachers, SALT.  SALT is a member-supported, all-volunteer organization dedicated to the core values of diversity, teaching excellence, and social justice. SALT committees examine critical issues facing the legal academy and profession: academic freedom,...

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  • The School of Law will host the Massachusetts Governor's Council 8th District Public Forum on Nominations for the Hon. Edward J. McDonough, Jr., and Attorney Kathleen A. Sandman

    The Western New England University School of Law is proud to host the Massachusetts Governor's Council, 8th District Public Forum at the Blake Law Center, J. Pellegrini Moot Court Room on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM.Mary E. Hurley (L'76), retired Associate Justice of the District Courts of Massachusetts and former two-term Mayor of the City of Springfield, and now a Councilor of the Massachusetts Governor’s Council 8th District will conduct a forum to hear the public's...

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  • Dean Eric Gouvin presents at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools

    Dean Gouvin will be giving two presentations at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools in early August. One presentation is on techniques for teaching communication skills in transactional lawyering courses and the second is a panel for law deans on issues relating to the bar exam.

  • Alum Jeffrey Morneau L ’98 is awarded the John M. Greaney Award

    As part of Law Day each year the Hampden County Bar Association presents the John M. Greaney Award to an attorney and non-attorney working in Hampden County who are deemed outstanding citizens of the local law community. Alum Jeffrey Morneau L '98 was a 2017 recipient of the John M. Greaney Award.