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Upcoming Events

  • Tue, 04/04/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Pittsburgh-area alumni and friends are invited to a reception with James W. Houck, interim dean of Penn State Law, at Revel and Roost. Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres will be served. To attend, please register online by March 31. This event was originally scheduled for 3/14, but was postponed to 4/4 due to the impending snow storm. Register
  • Wed, 04/05/2017 - 3:45pm to 5:15pm
    Join Penn State’s Center for Education and Civil Rights & Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights for a timely discussion about immigration in a new Presidential Administration. Speakers will provide an “Immigration 101 for Educators” description of the recent executive orders on immigration, and also draw connections between immigration enforcement and schools. The program will focus...
  • Thu, 04/06/2017 - 6:00pm
    Penn State Law and the Smeal College of Business will host a joint sympsoium entitled "Top 5 Management Mistakes that Lead to White Collar Crimes," featuring a distinguished panel of experts in the law and business. This event is free and open to all law and business students and professors, though prior registration is requested. This discussion will be held on April 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the...
  • Fri, 04/07/2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
    Careers in the Law is a new event for Penn State Law, designed to allow students to learn more about various practice areas by speaking with alumni and friends of Penn State who have a variety of experience in various practice areas.  Friday, April 7, 2017 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Registration 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Information Fair 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Networking Reception...
  • Sat, 04/08/2017 - 5:00pm
    Have fun and get to know members of the 2nd Amendment Law Society while learning about our upcoming activities and our plans for next year. There will be yard games, burgers, a bonfire, and s'mores!
  • Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:00pm
    Join Dr. Matthew D. Mitchell—Director of the Project for the Study of American Captialism and a Senior Research Fellow at Mercatus Center—for a discsussion on "The Pathology of Privilege: The Social and Economic Consequnces of Government Granted Privelege."  This event is cosponosred by the Penn State Law Fedearlist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies and the Mercatus Center at George...
  • Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm
    The Penn State Corporate Law Society presents "Foreign Investment in Russia: Political and Legal Basics and Developments." Speakers include Political Science Professor Donna L. Bahry and Dickinson Law Professor William E. Butler. Free pizza will be provided. For more information, please contact Ramon Vastmans at
  • Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Please join the Penn State Law Latina/o Law Student Association (LLSA) for a discussion on immigration policy and relations with Cuba. Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and Professor Larry Catá Backer will be our guest speakers. For more information, please contact Robert Bonilla at or Vanessa Miller at
  • Thu, 04/13/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
    Join the Penn State Law Family Law Socity for an educational and informative discussion on domestic abuse, featuring keynote speaker Professor Leigh Goodmark of the University of Baltimore School of Law, The keynote address by Professor Goodmark will be followed by a panel discussion with Penn State Law professors Dara Prurvis and Jill Engle.
  • Thu, 04/13/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Join the Family Law Society and Women's Law Caucus as they present an event centered around the topic of legal response to domestic violence. Keynote speaker Professor Leigh Goodmark, of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, will offer her thoughts on the topic, and will then be joined by Penn State Law Professors Jill Engle and Dara Purvis for a panel discussion. This...
  • Fri, 04/14/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
    Join the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic for a discussion on President Trump's executive orders on immigration and related litigation featuring: Abed A. Ayoub, National Legal and Policy Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Johnathan Smith, Legal Director, Muslim Advocates The speakers will also discuss the status of the anti-Arab/Muslim discrimination in the...
  • Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:00am
    Penn State Law will host a 45-minute streaming video session at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -4) on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The 45-minute live streaming video session will allow admitted LL.M. students from around the world to virtually visit Penn State Law, meet current LL.M. students, and ask questions about the program. The "watch now" button below will be live at 8:30 a.m. After...
  • Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
    Brandthumb and the Penn State Football Letterman's Club will present the Small Business Branding & Marketing Symposium 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, in the Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus.  Branding and marketing experts from some of the world's most successful brands will join former professional athletes and Penn...
  • Sat, 04/22/2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Alumni and friends are invited to join Penn State Law for CLE and a family-friendly tailgate prior to the Penn State football team's annual Blue-White Game.  Registration Event details will be available on this page closer to the event date. Please check back.
  • Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
    GENERAL INFORMATION Commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Eisenhower Auditorium on Penn State's University Park campus. The ceremony will last about 90 minutes. Tickets are not required. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception for graduates and their families and guests in the law school's Lewis Katz Building.
  • Mon, 05/22/2017 (All day) to Tue, 05/23/2017 (All day)
    Meeting Today’s Energy Challenges Energy Days is an annual conference that brings together leaders from across the energy realm, including members of industry, government, nonprofits, and academia. The purpose is to identify and discuss the regional, national, and global energy challenges facing society. Ultimately, the conference looks to create outcomes that provide innovative solutions to...