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A three-judge panel heard appeals from the trial court level on cases involving civil, criminal, and family law. The Hon. Cheryl Lynn Allen, a Penn State alumna, The Hon. Vic Stabile, a member of the Law School Class of 1982, and The Hon. Christine L. Donohue provided “teachable moments” for area middle-and high-school students.
A special argument session at Penn State Law on April 1 and 2 allowed the Superior Court of Pennsylvania to bring law to life for area students.
Courtney Kiehl
Courtney Kiehl ’15 considers victims' rights the cause of her life. Her personal experience with sexual abuse has led her to a career in advocacy.
Trent Hargrove, chief diversity officer for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), has been named the recipient of the Alumni Diversity Award for Leadership in the Legal Profession and the keynote speaker at the law school’s Student Bar Association annual Diversity Awards Banquet set for April 5, 2014.
Brittany Mouzourakis
Penn State Law student Brittany Mouzourakis ’14 was awarded a place in the 2014 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Law program (FASPE). Mouzourakis was selected from two-hundred and forty applicants for one of twelve fellowships in the summer law program.
Thomas E. Carbonneau, the Samuel P. Orlando Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the Penn State Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice, has published the Fifth Edition of “The Law and Practice of Arbitration.”
The New York City Bar Center for CLE and Penn State’s Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions will kick off the 11th Annual Institute on Tax Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions on April 28 in New York. This year’s topic is “Latest Approaches for the Economic Recovery.”
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).
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.
US-Iranian Relations
“The essays in the Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs (JLIA) provide insights needed to transform the U.S.-Iranian relationship from one of distrust and hyperbole to one of mutual respect and engaged exchange,” according to Executive Editor of JLIA and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Amy Gaudion. Iranian nuclear talks are set to reconvene on Tuesday.