UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa — Penn State students at all campuses who are interested in pursuing a law degree are eligible for several opportunities through Penn State Law on the University Park campus. These include a Blue & White Alumni Grant, a Law School Admission Test (LSAT) waiver, and an accelerated bachelor’s/J.D. program. Penn State Law in University Park is currently enrolling full, residential student cohorts for fall 2024 for its juris doctor (J.D.), master of laws (LL.M.), and doctor of juridical science (S.J.D.) programs.
Criminal Appellate & Post-Conviction Services Clinic represents client convicted of first-degree murder at post-conviction status conference
This past Wednesday, the Penn State Law Criminal Appellate & Post-Conviction Services Clinic represented a client convicted of first-degree murder at a post-conviction status conference in Philadelphia (via zoom). Afterwards they met via zoom with the prosecutor, who also happened to be a PSL grad, Jonathan Frisby!
Veterans Clinic tabled at the Military Appreciation Tailgate to meet with veterans & talk about the clinic’s work
The Veterans Clinic tabled at the Military Appreciation Tailgate on Saturday, Oct. 28 before the football game to meet with veterans and talk about the clinic’s work.
Former client & Vietnam veteran talked to Veterans Clinic students about experiences during & after war
On October 26, a former client and Vietnam veteran talked to Veterans Clinic students about his experiences during and after the war. Students gained insight on how to communicate with their clients as the majority of clinic clients have been Vietnam veterans since the clinic started in 2015.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, along with The Employment Law Group—a litigation boutique based in Washington, D.C., filed an opening brief for Ms. Valerie Jeffords in the Ninth Circuit. Through the brief, Ms. Jeffords, who suffered a traumatic brain injury that led to her wrongful termination, sought to reverse an unfavorable finding of summary judgment. Speaking about the importance of her case, Ms.
The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic took part in this year's Annual Multicultural Fair
This educational opportunity allows the public to be exposed to and celebrate together the various cultures that exist within our community through performances, information booths, food, games and children’s activities.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Over the past two academic years, juris doctor (J.D.) and master of laws (LL.M.) students at Penn State Law in University Park have assisted 30 veterans and their families in resolving legal matters connected to their military service. These students’ work was carried out through the Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic, one of 11 clinics operated by Penn State Law in University Park.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law in University Park Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (Clinic) hosted the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee (Committee) on Friday, March 31, 2023.
Civil Rights Appellate Clinic Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Potential Landmark Religious Discrimination Case
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On March 6, 2023, the Penn State Law in University Park Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, along with the world’s largest organization of plaintiff employment lawyers, the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and their counterpart, the National Institute for Workers’ Rights, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in Groff v. DeJoy, a case concerning the right to workplace accommodations for religious minorities.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As part of the 2023 Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC, the Penn State Law in University Park Intellectual Property (IP) Clinic will present ‘A New Patent Pro Bono Program for Pennsylvania,’ on March 20, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. EST, in the Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub, room 603. Both in-person and virtual attendance options are available.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.—Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, associate dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar, clinical professor of law, and director of the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Penn State Law in University Park, will be appointed to the position of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Officer (CRCL) in the Department of Homeland S
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On February 1, 2023, the Penn State Law in University Park Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, representing the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in an employment discrimination case. The brief supports Shelley Fitzgerald, a guidance counselor fired from Roncalli High School, a Catholic school, after administration and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis learned she was married to another woman.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Max Giuliano, a third-year law student at Penn State Law in University Park, has had an eventful law school career. Currently ranked second out of 115 students in his class, Giuliano has received the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Awards for the highest grades in Torts, Administrative Law, and Corporations.
Penn State Law Intellectual Property Clinic launches Pennsylvania Patent Pro Bono Program with USPTO
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Law in University Park Intellectual Property Law Clinic (IPC) today announced a collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) establishing a new Patent Pro Bono Program for Pennsylvania. The Penn State Law IPC will serve as a clearinghouse for the program to connect volunteer patent practitioners with eligible inventors seeking legal assistance to help prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic and the Centre County Bar hosted a Wills for Heroes event on Saturday, November 5, with assistance from the Pennsylvania (PA) Bar Association’s Pro Bono Coordinator.