The Penn State Law class of 2018 celebrated their achievements and looked forward to the future at their commencement, held Saturday, May 12, in Eisenhower Auditorium in University Park.
The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic has had a busy year. During a tumultuous, tense, and constantly evolving political cycle, students at the clinic have taken on multiple projects in the 2017-18 academic year, which have resulted in multiple victories, both locally and across the nation.
The 2018 1L Mock Trial, held in March, included 59 first-year student competitors in 1- or 2-person teams. This year's event featured updates to the competition, including a new competition structure, three scoring judges rather than one, and increased coaching and lessons on advocacy basics, bringing a fresh look to the competition.
Julia Ammerman and Mackenzie Koppenhofer, both second-year students, along with their coach, Rachel Brown, a third-year student, traveled to Boston for the American Bar Association Moot Court Competition this March.
Taylor O’Toole, a 2L, and Bethany Parry, a 3L, took first and second place in the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers 2017 Law Student Writing Competition, respectively, earning each of them recognition and reward.
Ashley Clasen, a joint J.D.-M.I.A. degree student at Penn State Law, is part of the College of Education's Restorative Justice Initiative, working with incarcerated individuals through education and meaningful engagement.
Mahajan and Manokaran distinguished themselves through their knowledge of, and passion for, the law -- earning themselves the titles of best male and female law student out of the thousands who competed in the Professor N.R. Madhava Menon SAARC Mooting Competition.
For the first time in Penn State Law’s history, all three of the school’s major academic journals will be led by women editors-in-chief in the coming year.
From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., here's a look at the exciting work experiences some of our Penn State Law students had this summer.
Morgan Stanley's background in finance led him to a summer position with the Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, an exciting role that changed daily.