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Three LL.M. exchange students
LL.M. students Sindre Bogen, Ole Kristian Holtsmark, and Rolf Nyhus will return to Norway with jobs after receiving their degrees in May.
Gavel and scales of justice
This summer lawyers and law students trained outside of the U.S. can study international arbitration law at Penn State Law. Taught by arbitration scholar and expert Professor Thomas Carbonneau, “Arbitration Workshop – Legal Counselling in International Arbitration” will run from June 30 to July 11.
US-Iranian Relations
“The essays in the Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs (JLIA) provide insights needed to transform the U.S.-Iranian relationship from one of distrust and hyperbole to one of mutual respect and engaged exchange,” according to Executive Editor of JLIA and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Amy Gaudion. Iranian nuclear talks are set to reconvene on Tuesday.
Beth Farmer
A new book on Chinese Antitrust Law opens with a chapter by Beth Farmer, who is the McQuaide Blasko Faculty Scholar and professor of law and international affairs. The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law: New Developments and Empirical Evidence (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013) uses case studies to evaluate experiences China’s Anti-Monopoly Law, passed in 2007.
Overcrowded city
The United Nations estimates that by 2050 the planet’s human population will be 9.6 billion—stretching the resource of an already resource-stretched world. “The 9 Billion People Question: The Challenge of Global Resource Scarcity,” at Penn State on February 7 will examine the impact of global resource scarcity on the world’s legal, agricultural, and security environments.
Women in Iran
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.
Six new study tracks announced by Penn State University's School of International Affairs (SIA) provide joint J.D./M.I.A.students with the opportunity to develop both general international affairs skills in navigating global challenges and expertise in a specific field.
Marco Ventoruzzo
Marco Ventoruzzo, Arthur L. and Sandra S. Piccone Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law, has been appointed to the board of editors of a new peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Financial Regulation.
LLM Moot Court Team
Penn State Law fielded a team of students in the Second LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. Hosted by American University Washington College of Law, the competition is specifically created for LL.M. students and focuses on the study of international arbitration for resolving international business and investment disputes.
LLM Alumni
Sixteen years ago, Marion Welp, Mercedes Guzman, and Jacqueline Busterna had little in common, except one goal – earning a master of laws degree in comparative law. One year together in Carlisle forged a friendship of a lifetime.