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.
Penn State Law students, faculty and staff in Carlisle will enjoy a long-awaited gift this holiday season—the completion of Lewis Katz Hall and a move back to downtown Carlisle. This weekend the Law School will move Carlisle operations back to its historic location on the corner of College and South streets. Classes will begin in Lewis Katz Hall on January 11, 2010.
Professor Randall Robinson, author of the book an Unbroken Agony: Haiti from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President, was interviewed on the PBS program Democracy Now about the Haitian earthquake crisis.