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International Spotlight

Three LL.M. exchange students
LL.M. students Sindre Bogen, Ole Kristian Holtsmark, and Rolf Nyhus will return to Norway with jobs after receiving their degrees in May.
Gavel and scales of justice
This summer lawyers and law students trained outside of the U.S. can study international arbitration law at Penn State Law. Taught by arbitration scholar and expert Professor Thomas Carbonneau, “Arbitration Workshop – Legal Counselling in International Arbitration” will run from June 30 to July 11.
Braving the sub-zero temperatures brought on by the arctic “deep freeze,” Penn State Law’s new class of LL.M. and S.J.D. students arrived this week. Orientation started for students joining the international graduate programs from Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, Norway, Brazil, Iraq and the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and China. In addition to IDs and Angel access, the students got an introduction to U.S. law and an overview of reading and briefing cases.
U.S. Law
This first-of-its-kind online program is designed to give busy legal professionals around the world a flexible method for learning about the U.S. common law system.
From pre-trial motions to sentence hearings, nine Penn State Law LL.M. students from around the world are experiencing the American legal system firsthand as interns in Penn State Law’s LL.M. Judicial Observation Internship program.