A new book on Chinese Antitrust Law opens with a chapter by Beth Farmer, who is the McQuaide Blasko Faculty Scholar and professor of law and international affairs. The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law: New Developments and Empirical Evidence (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013) uses case studies to evaluate experiences China’s Anti-Monopoly Law, passed in 2007.
According to forecasters from U.S. News & World Reports and the American Bar Association, one of the largest growth areas in the legal profession is in international arbitration. But information on arbitrators and their work can be difficult to ascertain said Professor Catherine Rogers, the Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar. As a step toward resolving this issue, Rogers will spearhead a project to create an online resource giving parties access to more information for making informed decisions in the arbitrator selection process.
Joseph Sestak, former congressman and a former U.S. Navy three-star admiral, the Gen. Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership at Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law, will present “Leadership to Restore the American Dream,” November 4 at 6 p.m.
What happens when the federal government seeks the death penalty for crimes committed in a non-death penalty state? Professor Michael Mannheimer plans to find out.
Marco Ventoruzzo, Arthur L. and Sandra S. Piccone Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law, has been appointed to the board of editors of a new peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Financial Regulation.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently agreed with an amici curiae brief submitted by the Children’s Advocacy Clinic arguing that an unhealthy emotional bond between a parent and child should not prevent a court from terminating a parent’s rights when it’s in the best interest of the children.
To decide whether a U.S. drone strike is a violation of international human rights law, World on Trial viewers and jurors must decide whether an armed conflict exists. If the United States is engaged in an armed conflict, the law of armed conflict and its rules on imminence, distinction, necessity and proportionality apply; if not, then the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights—which declares that every human being has the inherent right to life—governs the analysis. View Slideshow.