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. “I wouldn’t have submitted the article if Professor Blankfein-Tabachnick hadn’t encouraged me,” Robins said. Rallo said he also submitted his article on arbitration at the urging of Professor Carbonneau.
Five Penn State Law students headed for the coast over spring break—and they took their legal skills with them to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Professor Catherine Rogers is a founding faculty member on the newly launched Singapore International Arbitration Academy. Established this year by the Centre for International Law and the National University of Singapore, the academy trains private sector and public sector lawyers and officials from Singapore, the ASEAN member states, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, New Zealand, Spain, and Tanzania in an effort to build capacity in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration in the Asia-Pacific region.
Penn State Law works with Palestinians and others to bring international arbitration skills training to Palestine
Penn State Law is one of several organizations sponsoring an intensive ”Teach-In” on International Arbitration in Ramallah on December 7 and 8. International and Palestinian arbitration scholars and experts will conduct sessions on topics ranging from the benefits of international arbitration for the local economy to how to negotiate and draft an international arbitration clause.
Stacie Hunhoff ’12 is realizing her dream of helping immigrants obtain desperately needed legal help. Immigration law is notoriously complex and deadline-driven, but the need for legal help far exceeds what many immigrants can afford. Hunhoff helps address that divide as an intern at the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center, a nonprofit organization that provides legal and education resources to detained populations in Pennsylvania.