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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Council of the American Law Institute (ALI) overwhelmingly approved Chapter 2 of the Restatement, Third, of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration on Jan. 16. Catherine Rogers, professor of law and Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar at Penn State Law, is one of four reporters for the international arbitration Restatement, and has been working on the project for approximately six years.
Penn State Law students Adam Martin, Cynthia Yan and Steven Ziegler
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Three Penn State Law students recently had the opportunity to witness the internal workings of the American Law Institute’s process for making a Restatement. Students Adam Martin, Cynthia Yan, and Steven Ziegler joined Penn State Law professor Catherine Rogers at an American Law Institute (ALI) meeting on Sept.
Ethics In International Arbitration
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Catherine Rogers, the Paul and Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar at Penn State Law, and professor of ethics, regulation & the rule of law at Queen Mary, University of London, has published with Oxford University Press a new book, Ethics in International Arbitration.
Ethics in International Arbitration Reviews
A special edition of The Law and Practice of Arbitration, by Thomas E. Carbonneau, Samuel P. Orlando Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the Penn State Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice, has been published as volume 31 of Moore's Federal Practice, one of the nation's leading treatises on federal courts and procedure.
Thomas E. Carbonneau, the Samuel P. Orlando Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the Penn State Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice, has published the Fifth Edition of “The Law and Practice of Arbitration.” Arbitration, he writes, has become the “primary mechanism and [the] most effective process” for resolving civil disputes in the United States. It adjudicatory vocation, however, is not limited to the U.S. legal system. 
Gavel and scales of justice
In today's global economy, parties to cross-border commercial transactions increasingly choose international arbitration to resolve their disputes. This summer lawyers and law students trained outside of the U.S. can study international arbitration law at Penn State Law.
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.
Prestigious law journals to publish scholarship by Rallo '14 and Robins '14
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.