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.”
Penn State University Dickinson School of Law names new board membersPenn State University Dickinson School of Law recently appointed U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III and James L. Patton Jr., chairman of Delaware law firm Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, to its Board of Counselors.
Interactive Scholarly Dialogues series continuesOn Monday, February 8, Penn State Law Review will host the next event in its Scholarly Dialogues series, which provides students with the opportunity to engage with professors concerning recent scholarship. This dialogue will feature Zachary Kramer, assistant professor of law, as he presents his work, "Heterosexuality and Military Service."
Ambassador Richard Butler AC accepts invitation to Global Zero SummitPenn State School of International Affairs Professor Richard Butler has accepted an invitation to the Global Zero Summit, a gathering of world leaders who seek to establish a nuclear-free world.
Haiti expert Professor Robinson urges speed in deploying aidProfessor Randall Robinson, author of the book an Unbroken Agony: Haiti from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President, was interviewed on the PBS program Democracy Now about the Haitian earthquake crisis.
Penn State professor tapped to advise China Center for Public LeadershipProfessor Denis Simon of the School of International Affairs has accepted a two-year appointment as a member of the Advisory Board of the China Center for Public Leadership at the School of Public Policy and Management in Tsinghua University.