The Law School community is saddened by the loss of Lewis Katz, a member of the Class of 1966, who died unexpectedly on May 31.
The Law School hosted its 135th formal commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17 in Carlisle and University Park, PA.
The World Trade Organization held a book launch in Geneva on May 7 for its new Cambridge University Press book to which Professor Laurel Terry contributed. Professor Terry and Erica Moeser, President and CEO of the National Conference of Bar Examiners, co-authored the chapter on U.S. legal services in WTO Domestic Regulation and Services Trade: Putting Principles into Practice.
Trent Hargrove, chief diversity officer for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), has been named the recipient of the Alumni Diversity Award for Leadership in the Legal Profession and the keynote speaker at the law school’s Student Bar Association annual Diversity Awards Banquet set for April 5, 2014.
In the last five years the U.S. Department of Justice reported more than $19 billion recovered through False Claims Act cases alleging fraud against the government, including more than $12 billion recovered in cases involving health care industries. On March 20, the Law School will host "Whistleblower Laws in the 21st Century: Greater Rewards, Heightened Risks, Increased Complexity" that will examine the modern use of whistleblower laws.