Penn State undergraduates spend week immersed in lawForty Penn State students from University Park and four Penn State branch campuses spent their first week of summer vacation immersed in the Socratic method, law books, and professional possibilities at Penn State Law.
Students urge Supreme Court to hear military harassment caseCan a civilian employer harass a service member based upon military status? The answer to this question can affect the 500,000 Reservists and National Guard members who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since late 2001. Today the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic as part of an expert legal team from across the country filed a Petition for Certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in Carder v. Continental Airlines, 2009 WL 4342477 (S.D. Texas, Nov. 30, 2009).
Transfer application fee waived for 2011Penn State Law has waived the transfer application fee for 2011.
Professor Farmer to participate in International Competition Law Conference in DubrovnikPenn State Law Professor Beth Farmer has been invited to participate in the International Competition Law Conference, “Competition Law in Transition: Trends and Challenges” held in Dubrovnik, Croatia from June 15-17.
Immigration symposium confirms the need for overhaul of the U.S. Immigration systemAre there serious flaws with the U.S. immigration system? Yes, was the primary response echoed by a group of leading immigration experts who convened at Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law on March 18 for a symposium titled “Immigration Adjudications: Court Reform & Beyond."
Penn State Law to present 'Immigration Adjudications: Court Reform & Beyond'On Thursday, March 18, 2010, Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law will present "Immigration Adjudications: Court Reform and Beyond."
Center for Immigrants' Rights to host naturalization workshopThe Center for Immigrants’ Rights and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a “Path to Naturalization” workshop on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 to review the naturalization process and discuss the rights and responsibilities of United States citizens.
Morris Dees inspires students with “Justice for All” insightsOn March 16, Morris Dees, a civil rights attorney who co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center, shared a wide range of examples of justice against tyranny—from biblical times to present day with Penn State Law students.
Penn State Law alum begins Fulbright research in New ZealandFulbright scholar Julie Polakoski ’09 began a journey to New Zealand in February to undertake a comparative study of labor relations at the University of Victoria in Wellington. Her research will analyze the legal reforms that New Zealand has made regarding its labor laws as compared to the U.S. system, including the benefits or impediments that the reforms caused to the collective bargaining rights of workers.