Professor Flynt Leverett, whose distinguished government career has included positions with the CIA, the State Department and most recently as the senior director for Middle East affairs with the National Security Council, will discuss the changing nature of U.S. foreign policy strategy on April 3. His presentation “Energy, Economics, and the Lost Art of Grand Strategy: American Policy Toward the Persian Gulf and Rising Asia in the 21st Century" is open to the public.
Gary Orfield, co-founder and director of The Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles will deliver a lecture at Penn State Law on April 19 at 5:00 p.m. in the Lewis Katz Building.
At its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 9, the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), the largest student-run non-profit organization in the country, elected Penn State Law student Dave Dambreville '13 national vice chair of the organization
While many law students spend spring break catching up on rest and relaxation before the end of the semester crunch, eight Penn State Law students traveled to New Orleans and spent their spring break volunteering with AIDSLaw of Louisiana, which provides legal services to low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Richard J. Santorum, who graduated from The Dickinson School of Law in 1986, has won several state GOP primaries in the 2012 presidential race. Santorum holds a degree in political science from Penn State and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. He was an associate at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart (now K&L Gates) after his admission to the Pennsylvania bar.
Rain or shine, prepare to pound the pavement by participating in Penn State's Dickinson School of Law 5K Race Judicata to raise funds for the Law School's Public Interest Law Fund (PILF) and Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). The race will be held in Carlisle on Saturday, April 14 and in University Park on Sunday, April 15. Races are open to law students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of the Penn State community.
Members of Penn State University and the local community will have the opportunity to attend a special appellate hearing held by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court. A three-judge panel will hear the cases beginning at 9 a.m. on March 15 in the Apfelbaum Courtroom of the Katz Building in University Park and streamed via multimedia to Lewis Katz Hall in Carlisle.
Penn State Law's Lewis Katz Hall in Carlisle, Pa. has been awarded LEED Silver certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
Abigail LeGrow ’04 was recently appointed Master in Chancery for the Delaware Judiciary, a court which has been ranked first in the nation since 2002.