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Why Penn State Law

Choosing Penn State Law means three years in the company of legal scholars, ambassadors, diplomats, judges, and lawyers from around the world and opportunities to choose electives and joint degrees from Penn State's nationally ranked graduate programs. 

In academic year 2014-15, Penn State Law will operate as a unified, two-campus law school for all students who entered law school before fall 2015. Beginning with students admitted for fall 2015, the two campuses will operate as separate law schools. The two schools in cooperation will continue to provide a unified JD program to upper-level students who entered the law school before fall 2015. More information for fall 2015 applicants is available online.

Professor Shoba Wadhia and students

During “withholding only” proceedings an immigration judge can preserve the freedom of immigrants who fear torture and persecution in their home countries, but finding an attorney to make that case to a judge can be difficult. Immigration detention centers are often located in rural places with few immigration attorneys nearby.

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