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Expert authors new book on how to pass the MBE“There are no shortcuts or tricks to passing the bar. However, there are ways to become more efficient, effective, and strategic,” said Keith Elkin, assistant dean of student services at Penn State Law, who authored the new book MBE: Beginning Your Campaign to Pass the Bar Exam (Aspen 2011). He wrote the book to share the same method that has helped his students succeed at Penn State Law, where he teaches a class on bar preparation.
Bar expert writes new book on how to prepare for the MBEStudying for the bar is a campaign with a beginning, a middle, an end, and a strategy, explained Keith Elkin, Dean of Students, who teaches a class on bar preparation at Penn State Law. He recently authored MBE: Beginning Your Campaign to Pass the Bar Exam.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Linda Greenhouse addresses Penn State Law Class of 2011Supreme Court journalist Linda Greenhouse addressed the Class of 2011 and hundreds of their friends and family members at commencement on May 21. The ceremony recognized 196 J.D. and LL.M. degree recipients and awarded an honorary doctor of laws to Ms. Greenhouse.
Superior Court judge will swear fellow alum into state governmentWhen Judge Correale F. Stevens '72 swears in the new Pennsylvania House of Representatives on January 4, he will admit fellow alum Tarah Toohil '08 to the ranks of state government.
Benefits of Penn State Law’s J.D./LL.M mentoring program form a two-way streetConnecting foreign LL.M. students with American J.D. students is one of the defining elements of the Penn State Law LL.M. program. The program expands the networks of LL.M. and J.D students, which, in many cases can lead to lifelong professional connection.
LL.M. program launches enhanced optional fields of studyNew specialized fields of study announced by Penn State Law provide international graduate students with the opportunity to both gain general skills in navigating the American legal system and specialty international legal expertise. The three fields of study—Business Law; Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation; and International and Transnational Law — tap into Penn State Law’s longstanding areas of global recognition and feature world renowned scholars.
H. Jesse Arnelle re-elected to Penn State Board of TrusteesUniversity alumni recently re-elected incumbent H. Jesse Arnelle ’62 to serve another three-year term on the Penn State University’s Board of Trustees beginning July 1, 2011.
Service is key to Class of 2011If you want to describe how the Class of 2011 has served others, you would need a bevy of verbs.
Chief Justice shares insights with LL.M. studentsPenn State Law LL.M. students look forward each year to attending a Supreme Court argument and often are able to meet with one of the Justices for a private question and answer session. This year’s class was able observe arguments on the hotly contested Wal-Mart class action lawsuit in which employees of the retail chain have alleged discrimination against their employer. They were also able to meet with Chief Justice John Roberts.

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