Professor Farmer to testify before House Judiciary CommitteeAt the request of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition, Penn State Law Professor Beth Farmer will testify at a hearing on the impact of China's antitrust Law and other competition policies on U.S. Companies. Particular issues to be addressed include merger review, monopoly, state owned enterprises, and intellectual property. The hearing will be held in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building on Tuesday, July 13 at 4 p.m.
Pittsburgh area architects award Lewis Katz Building architectural design honorPenn State University Dickinson School of Law's Lewis Katz Building, designed by Ennead Architects of New York (formerly Polshek Partnership), has received an Honor Award from American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pittsburgh. Each year, AIA Pittsburgh hosts the Design Awards to recognize and honor architects and designers, and promote excellence, innovation and achievement in the craft of architecture.
Judge John E. Jones brings civil procedure to Law SchoolToday's special session of argument court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania happened before an audience of future lawyers.
LGBT activist Dan Savage to speak at the Law SchoolWorld-renowned LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual) advocate Dan Savage will deliver an interactive presentation on the importance of diversity and the impact of homophobic policy on the LGBT community at the Penn State University Dickinson School of Law on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Pedro A. Cortés ’99 accepts new position at Everyone CountsPedro Cortés ’99 resigned as Secretary of the Commonwealth on June 11, 2010, to become executive vice president of Everyone Counts, a company specializing in military and overseas voting technology. In his new role, Cortés’ primary responsibility is strategic business development, including the Latin American and Caribbean marketplace.
Survey to Assess Climate of Inclusion at Penn State LawNext Monday, October 18, 2010, Penn State Law will launch a climate assessment survey to further its goal of creating and sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment for all community members.
Fans worldwide “like” Penn State Law on FacebookThe Penn State Law official Facebook page www.facebook.com/PennStateLaw has drawn more than 1,000 students, alumni, friends and fans surpassing all of the other Big Ten law schools since its launch less than a year ago.
Aboye Jinkiri '11 spends summer immersed in military lawPenn State Law student Aboye Jinkiri ’11 spent the summer in Washington, D.C. as a Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) intern in the General Litigation Division among people who may be her future colleagues.
Seventh Annual Institute to prepare participants for the M&A resurgenceNew Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice merger guidelines that outline how federal antitrust agencies evaluate the likely competitive impact of mergers and acquisitions and whether those mergers comply with U.S. antitrust law will be among the topics explored at the Seventh Annual Institute on Corporate, Securities, and Related Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions on October 7 and 8 at the New York City Bar.
Tamara Good ’12 chooses a summer of serviceTamara Good was a Cherie Millage Summer Fellow in 2010 and used the grant to serve the Pennsylvania Immigrant Resource Center (PIRC), which provides counsel and educational resources to secure defense for immigrants in danger of deportation from the United States. She took on central tasks such as research on asylum, U visas, derivative citizenship, and citizenship access through service in the military.