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Penn State undergrads invited to get a jump on law schoolThinking about going to law school? If you’re a Penn State undergrad heading into your junior or senior year, don’t delay. There are only two weeks left before the April 1 deadline to register for an incredible opportunity to discover what it’s like to be a law student. From learning how to brief a case and analyze a statute to making an argument in court, “Explore Law” will give you the tools you need to succeed as a law student.
Securities law expert Professor Langevoort next in Scholarly Dialogues series, March 24Penn State Law Review is pleased to announce a special guest as part of its Scholarly Dialogues series. Donald J. Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, will present his working paper, "Reading Stoneridge Carefully: A Duty-Based Approach to Reliance and Third Party Liability under Rule 10b-5."
Civil rights icon Morris Dees to speak at Penn State LawPioneering civil rights attorney and founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Morris Dees will speak on “Equal Justice for All” at the Penn State University Dickinson School of Law on Tuesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. The talk is open to the public and will take place in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building.
Sports Law Institute unveils star-studded lineup of spring speakersHeavy hitters from the world of professional baseball and football will visit Penn State Law to talk business, marketing, law, and sports.
In the media: Professor Lopatka on antitrust suit against GoogleOn March 3, Professor John Lopatka discussed Microsoft's antitrust law suit against Google in an interview with Kai Ryssdal on American Public Media's Marketplace.
Threatened songbird gets help from third-year studentWhat started out for Anna Sewell, class of 2010, as a paper for a challenging seminar class has become a formal petition to protect an environmentally threatened species. Sewell identified the five-inch, golden-winged warbler as a species in decline and began the rigorous research required to file a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have the bird listed as endangered or threatened.
CBS News interviews Professor McCausland on the battle in MarjahCBS News interviews Professor McCausland on the U.S. military offensive in Marjah
Use of DNA evidence not an open and shut caseWhether entering a guilty verdict or predicting the end of a CSI episode, DNA evidence has given millions of people a sense of certainty—but the outcomes of using of DNA evidence have often been far from certain, according to a new book The Double Helix and the Law of Evidence by Professor David Kaye of Penn State University.
Clinic students mentor artists at music conferenceMembers of the Arts, Sports, and Entertainment Law Clinic provided mentoring services to artists attending the Millennium Music Conference February 19-21 in Harrisburg. Clinic students have been participating for several years in the conference.
School of International Affairs joins Association of Professional Schools of International AffairsThe Penn State School of International Affairs (SIA) has obtained affiliate membership status in the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). “Our organization promotes excellence in professional, international affairs education worldwide, said Leigh Morris Sloane, executive director of APSIA. “We are pleased to see the establishment of a new school and welcome Penn State into the fold.”