Braving the sub-zero temperatures brought on by the arctic “deep freeze,” Penn State Law’s new class of LL.M. and S.J.D. students arrived this week. Orientation started for students joining the international graduate programs from Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, Norway, Brazil, Iraq and the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and China. In addition to IDs and Angel access, the students got an introduction to U.S. law and an overview of reading and briefing cases.
The Women’s Law Caucus of the Penn State University Dickinson School of Law will honor Dusty Elias Kirk ’79 as the nineteenth recipient of the Hon. Sylvia H. Rambo Award during a ceremony on February 27, 2014, at Lewis Katz Hall in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Kirk, a partner in the law firm of Reed Smith, will receive the Rambo Award in recognition of her exemplary contributions to the legal profession and to society as a whole.
Crystal Sheridan '09 is not one to back down from a challenge. The Penn State University Dickinson School of Law graduate and former Presidential Management Fellow speaks Swahili, travels to conflict-stricken countries, and administers a $19.2 million foreign assistance budget for the State Department
More than a dozen legal experts will convene at Penn State University Dickinson School of Law to consider alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as U.S. and International public policy on January 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The day will be organized into a morning session which will look at arbitration and an afternoon session focused on mediation.
Third-year law students Anthony Rallo and Thomas Robins are headed home for the break with a significant achievement to brag about. Two prestigious, peer-reviewed legal journals accepted their scholarly articles for publication, an honor typically reserved for faculty scholars.
Judge Patricia H. Jenkins will fill a vacancy on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the state Senate confirmed by vote earlier this week.
The latest issue of the Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs (JLIA) analyzes the U.S.-Iranian relationship and how the strategic actions of these two nations will affect international order in the future.
Professor Katherine Pearson testifies on new measures to protect Pennsylvanians from financial abuse
At the invitation of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, Professor Katherine Pearson testified before the state legislature today on protecting older Pennsylvanians from financial abuse and exploitation.