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.
Professor Larry Catá Backer elected chair of University Faculty SenateProfessor Larry Catá Backer is a renowned scholar of international corporate governance, and he will now apply his attention to faculty governannce as chair-elect of the Penn State University Faculty Senate.
Professor Tridimas appears before Supreme Court of United KingdomProfessor Takis Tridimas recently appeared before the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in FA (Iraq) (FC) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, a case raising issues of principle regarding constitutional remedies and the protection of rights granted by European Union law.
Karen Gunnison '82 is chief of staff to Pennsylvania First Lady Susan CorbettThrough the power of relationship building and networking, Karen Gunnison '82 was asked personally by Pennsylvania's new First Lady, Susan Corbett, to become her chief of staff.
Institute on Tax Aspects of M&A will address new approaches for the economic recoveryAgainst a backdrop of renewed global corporate confidence, one-third of global businesses are looking for new acquisitions in the next six months. The New York City Bar Center for CLE and Penn State’s Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions will kick off its 8th Annual Institute on Tax Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions next week.
SIA, Center for Global Studies to host collaboration with UgandaIn cooperation with the World Bank and the Global Knowledge Initiative, the School of International Affairs will present the first ever “From Lab to the Field: Putting Penn State's Innovations to Work to Solve Real World Challenges” on April 22. The public is welcome.
Sexting panel attracts community attentionArea news crews converged at the Lewis Katz Building last evening to cover the panel discussion “Words, Camera, Legal Action: Teen Sexting and its Consequences,” hosted by the William Penn Chapter of the international law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta (PAD).