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Professor Charles Keckler's nomination by President Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation was confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Keckler said he is "honored to be appointed. It's a way for me to continue to participate in public service while still continuing with my current work."
Elder law expert Professor Katherine Pearson will give a talk this week titled "Who Should Pay for Mom's Long-Term Care? From Elizabethan England to Millennial America: a Surprising New Life for Family Liability Laws."
While many law students spend spring break catching up on rest and relaxation before the end of the semester crunch, Penn State Law students Hannah Suhr ’11 and Eunice Yang ’12 spent their break as public service volunteers in the Public Interest Law Fund’s Alternative Spring Break program.
Thinking about going to law school? If you’re a Penn State undergrad heading into your junior or senior year, don’t delay. There are only two weeks left before the April 1 deadline to register for an incredible opportunity to discover what it’s like to be a law student. From learning how to brief a case and analyze a statute to making an argument in court, “Explore Law” will give you the tools you need to succeed as a law student.
Penn State Law Review is pleased to announce a special guest as part of its Scholarly Dialogues series. Donald J. Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, will present his working paper, "Reading Stoneridge Carefully: A Duty-Based Approach to Reliance and Third Party Liability under Rule 10b-5."
Pioneering civil rights attorney and founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Morris Dees will speak on “Equal Justice for All” at the Penn State University Dickinson School of Law on Tuesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. The talk is open to the public and will take place in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building.
Heavy hitters from the world of professional baseball and football will visit Penn State Law to talk business, marketing, law, and sports.
On March 3, Professor John Lopatka discussed Microsoft's antitrust law suit against Google in an interview with Kai Ryssdal on American Public Media's Marketplace.
Penn State undergrads heading into their junior and senior years are invited to apply for a week-long "Explore Law" program at The Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law. The program is designed to give participants a feel for what it’s like to study law—from learning how to brief a case and analyze a statute to making an argument in court.
What started out for Anna Sewell, class of 2010, as a paper for a challenging seminar class has become a formal petition to protect an environmentally threatened species. Sewell identified the five-inch, golden-winged warbler as a species in decline and began the rigorous research required to file a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have the bird listed as endangered or threatened.

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