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Penn State Law has been granted "Recognised Course Provider" (RCP) status by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) for its Summer Program in Arbitration Law (2009-2012). Graduates of the program may be exempted from the CIArb introductory course and become associate members of the Institute.
Penn State Law is proud to welcome United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., as Distinguished Guest Jurist in the Law School's Capitals of Europe Summer Program from June 21 - July 19, 2010.
Kevin R. Steele ’92 of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, was elected to a second term on the Penn State University Alumni Council. The council is an all-volunteer governing body that guides and directs policy for the Penn State Alumni Association.
Penn State Law's Lewis Katz Building, designed by Ennead Architects of New York (formerly Polshek Partnership), has received honors from the Society of American Registered Architects New York Council (SARA NY), the Society of American Registered Architects Pennsylvania Council (SARA PA) and the highest, Platinum rating from the College Designer Collabetition Awards for design excellence.
The Penn State Law Review has issued a Call for Papers for the symposium titled “Reflections on Iqbal—Discerning Its Rule, Grappling With Its Implications” scheduled for Friday, March 26, 2010, at Penn State University, The Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
At the request of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition, Penn State Law Professor Beth Farmer will testify at a hearing on the impact of China's antitrust Law and other competition policies on U.S. Companies. Particular issues to be addressed include merger review, monopoly, state owned enterprises, and intellectual property. The hearing will be held in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building on Tuesday, July 13 at 4 p.m.
The 2009 Pennsylvania Natural Gas Summit, which will be held at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College on November 16-18, will address the challenges, opportunities, and related actions associated with water use and disposal, regional infrastructure development, issues for local governments, identification of local economic opportunities, and legal issues related to natural gas leasing and development so that stakeholders can make informed, educated decisions that best suit the needs of the region.
State Constitutionalism in the 21st Century, a day-long symposium to be held on September 22 at the Lewis Katz Building on the Penn State Law campus in University Park, will address the issue of constitutional change and engage in a contemporary inquiry into the fundamentals of state constitutionalism.
Penn State University Dickinson School of Law's Lewis Katz Building, designed by Ennead Architects of New York (formerly Polshek Partnership), has received an Honor Award from American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pittsburgh. Each year, AIA Pittsburgh hosts the Design Awards to recognize and honor architects and designers, and promote excellence, innovation and achievement in the craft of architecture.
Today's special session of argument court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania happened before an audience of future lawyers.

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