Five years after regulators and the U.S. Treasury determined that it was too systematically risky to permit Citibank and Bank of America to fail, banking experts are asking whether “too big to fail” is still a threat to the U.S. economy. “Too Big to Fail” will be in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of University Park’s Lewis Katz Building and simulcast to Room 106 of Lewis Katz Hall at the Carlisle Campus on April 11, 2014.
The Children’s Advocacy Clinic at Penn State Dickinson School of Law has been named a recipient of a 2013 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award in recognition of their effort, innovation, leadership, and community outreach to people who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal system.
The law library is now offering students Rosetta Stone software to students in order to help build language skills.
Three joint J.D./M.I.A. degree students from Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law and School of International Affairs have been chosen to compete in the first annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition in Washington, D.C. on March 12-15.
Fanny Bratfos, Brian Brodeur, Marte Hoevde, Adam Martin, Marcella Rabinovich, Morgan Rhinehart, and Chad Sliger are the seven J.D. and LL.M. students selected for this year’s team.
The Pennsylvania Bar Association recently joined the Cumberland County Bar Association (CCBA) in honoring associate clinical professor Megan Riesmeyer for her dedication to serving indigent people, who are frequently unable to access legal representation.
When third-year law student Lindsay Berkstresser recently received a scholarship check from Michael J. McDonald ’79, she also received a piece of advice, “Love the profession, and it will love you back.” This was the same advice that McDonald, who has been referred to as one of the most esteemed personal injury lawyers in Pennsylvania, received from his father Joseph T. McDonald when he decided to go to law school.