Later this month, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law graduate Mary Laurie '13 will wrap up a post-graduate fellowship at Human Rights Watch in Washington, D.C. Laurie credits connections and programs at Penn State Law as factors in helping her succeed in the position.
The award-winning documentary "The New Black" will be screened and discussed on November 19 at 5 p.m. The film tells the story of how the African American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.
According to forecasters from U.S. News & World Reports and the American Bar Association, one of the largest growth areas in the legal profession is in international arbitration. But information on arbitrators and their work can be difficult to ascertain said Professor Catherine Rogers, the Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar. As a step toward resolving this issue, Rogers will spearhead a project to create an online resource giving parties access to more information for making informed decisions in the arbitrator selection process.