Professor Denis Simon of the School of International Affairs participated in the 3rd Annual "Summer Davos" meeting of the World Economic Forum held September 1-12 in Dalian, China. Professor Simon was the special guest of Dalian Mayor Li Wancai and Party Secretary Xia Deren. Since 2007, the World Economic Forum has selected China as a special platform to bring together a large number of global entrepreneurs, young scientists, and future leaders to address some of the world's most complex issues.
On Tuesday, November 17, Penn State Law Review will host the second event in its interactive series, "Scholarly Dialogues," which provides students with the opportunity to engage with professors concerning recent scholarship. The program will feature a recent article by Professor Carla Pratt titled "Way to Represent: The Role of Black Lawyers in Contemporary American Democracy."
On Tuesday, November 10, 2009, Penn State University, The Dickinson School of Law will present "Lifting the Fog on Health Care Reform: Policy and Transactions."
A November 4, New York Times article featured a quote from Professor John Lopatka regarding an antitrust case filed by the New York attorney general, Andrew M. Cuomo, against Intel Corporation, the world's largest chip maker.
The American workplace is governed by dozens of federal and state laws, judicial decisions, and administrative agency regulations that make understanding the law daunting. Twelve years ago, labor law teacher and scholar Ellen Dannin started “Labor and the Law,” a monthly, online newsletter, to help nonlawyers understand workplace law.
Professor Emeritus Christine H. Kellett, graduate of the class of 1975 and first woman to be hired to the Law School's faculty in 1976, was recently honored with The Dickinson School of Law General Alumni Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of her lifetime of service and the contributions to the community.
On Friday, November 6, Matt Baldwin, senior associate with IMG, the world's leading sports, entertainment and media company, will discuss his experiences representing college coaches at a Big Four sports firm.
Today Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law celebrated the opening of its new 114,000-square-foot Lewis Katz Building with a dedication ceremony. The event also marked the start of a yearlong celebration honoring the 175th anniversary of the Dickinson School of Law, which held its first class on April 1, 1834.