This first-of-its-kind online program is designed to give busy legal professionals around the world a flexible method for learning about the U.S. common law system.
More than 40 students from the School of International Affairs and the Law School participated in an international relations simulation with the U.S. Army War College.
Registration is now open for a two-day LSAT prep class in Washington, D.C. set for January 18 and 19.
The Penn State Civil Rights Appellate Clinic filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Township of Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc. (No. 11-1507).
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.