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Whether entering a guilty verdict or predicting the end of a CSI episode, DNA evidence has given millions of people a sense of certainty—but the outcomes of using of DNA evidence have often been far from certain, according to a new book The Double Helix and the Law of Evidence by Professor David Kaye of Penn State University.
Members of the Arts, Sports, and Entertainment Law Clinic provided mentoring services to artists attending the Millennium Music Conference February 19-21 in Harrisburg. Clinic students have been participating for several years in the conference.
The Penn State School of International Affairs (SIA) has obtained affiliate membership status in the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). “Our organization promotes excellence in professional, international affairs education worldwide, said Leigh Morris Sloane, executive director of APSIA. “We are pleased to see the establishment of a new school and welcome Penn State into the fold.”
The Women’s Law Caucus of the Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law will recognize the Honorable Carol L. Van Horn as the sixteenth recipient of the Sylvia H. Rambo Award at a ceremony on February 25 in Lewis Katz Hall, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Van Horn, the first woman elected to the Court of Common Pleas of the 39th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, will receive the Rambo Award in recognition of her exemplary contributions to the legal profession and to society as a whole.
Penn State University Dickinson School of Law recently appointed U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III and James L. Patton Jr., chairman of Delaware law firm Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, to its Board of Counselors.
On Monday, February 8, Penn State Law Review will host the next event in its Scholarly Dialogues series, which provides students with the opportunity to engage with professors concerning recent scholarship. This dialogue will feature Zachary Kramer, assistant professor of law, as he presents his work, "Heterosexuality and Military Service."
Even a foot of snow couldn’t keep Law School staff from moving its Carlisle operations back to its historic location on the corner of College and South streets this past weekend. On Monday, December 21, after spending more than two years in transition space at 1170 Harrisburg Pike, Law School faculty and staff once again reported for work at West South Street. Classes will begin in Lewis Katz Hall on January 11, 2010.
On Thursday, January 28, Penn State Law Review will host "Of Hope and Humility: Christian Realism, Immigration Reform, and Executive Leadership," the next event in its Scholarly Dialogues series, which provides students with the opportunity to engage with professors concerning recent scholarship.
Penn State School of International Affairs Professor Richard Butler has accepted an invitation to the Global Zero Summit, a gathering of world leaders who seek to establish a nuclear-free world.

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