Joseph Cotilletta '11 hits the ground running as intern with Queens County DA's OfficeJoseph Cotilletta hit the ground running as intern with Queens County DA's Office.
Cherie Booth QC puts the "World on Trial" at Penn State LawInternational lawyers and scholars of human rights law gathered at Penn State Law on September for the pilot episode of "World on Trial."
Penn State Law students compete for moot court membershipAs preseason publicity ramped up in central Pennsylvania over the last month for athletic endeavors, Penn State Law students readied themselves for a competition of their own when they faced off against one another for positions on the Law School’s Moot Court Board.
Penn State Law holds moot on NFL caseGenerations of law students have been challenged by the “Socratic method” of persistent questioning from their professors, but it was two law professors who were questioned by federal judges on Friday, November 20. Students took a break from the proverbial “hot seat” to hear the mooting of American Needle v. NFL, an antitrust case briefed before the United States Supreme Court and scheduled for argument in January.
Renowned bankruptcy judge and scholar joins Penn State LawOne of the nation’s leading U.S. bankruptcy judges, the Honorable Samuel L. Bufford is joining the Penn State Law faculty.
Christine Arena spends summer in Hawaii as an Air Force JAG InternAcross the United States, the Air Force JAG Corps selects 50 law students to participate in its prestigious summer internship program with only 25 of them being paid internships. Penn State Law student Christine Arena ’11 was one of them.
Global Knowledge Systems by Caroline WagnerDr. Caroline Wagner, a scholar of science, technology, and knowledge transfer has joined the faculty of the School of International Affairs (SIA) but Penn State Law students can tap into her expertise as well. Knowledge, Technology and Globalization explores policy and governance issues related to the creation and diffusion of knowledge.
Adam Shapiro ’11 “writes the book” on Taiwanese arbitrationAdam Shapiro knew he wanted to work overseas; after all he has spent the past year teaching himself to speak, write, and read Mandarin. He initially set his sights on big firms. But Professor Catherine Rogers directed him to a different path. “She mentioned International Arbitration Institutions as a possibility and I explored a range of options around China.” After months of researching organizations and sending out resumes, he began corresponding with the Arbitration Association of the Republic of China.
Summer jobs: Towns gets chance to give backKelly Towns joined the Community Justice Project, a public interest law firm that was established in 1996, because of the Interest on Lawyers Trust Fund Accounts (IOLTA) fellowship she received to cover her summer employment. “It gave me the opportunity to work for a nonprofit but still get paid.”