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Volunteers and client at Wills for Heroes event
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.
Penn State Law in University Park 2022 Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –  The Penn State Law in University Park Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, alongside Washington, D.C.-based firm, The Employment Law Group, PC, filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States, along with a Motion to Proceed as a Veteran,  in a case that concerns reemployment rights for uniformed service members who make the brave decision to take leave from their civilian careers to serve our nation. The Court granted the Motion to Proceed as a Veteran on November 14, 2022.
IP Clinic Class
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Intellectual Property Clinic at the Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank is accepting new clients statewide. With students from Penn State Law in University Park on staff, the IP Clinic provides counsel to entrepreneurs, innovators, and small businesses including patentability and trademark clearance searches and drafting applications to help the client get the legal services they need.
Jonathan D'Silva
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Jonathan D’Silva joined Penn State Law in University Park as an assistant clinical professor of law and is the director of the Intellectual Property Clinic at the Happy Valley LaunchBox. As director, he will lead students working at the IP Clinic to help them gain hands-on experience of working in a small law firm and the responsibility of having a client. 
Ross Pifer
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.—Ross Pifer, director of the Rural Economic Development Clinic and the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law at Penn State Law in University Park, was named in City & State PA’s inaugural PA Agriculture
Family Law Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – During the past academic year, students in the Penn State Family Law Clinic at Penn State Law in University Park worked on several educational programs to inform existing and potential clients and other local stakeholders about different aspects of family law.
Family Law Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – During the past academic year, students in the Penn State Family Law Clinic at Penn State Law in University Park worked on several educational programs to inform existing and potential clients and other local stakeholders about different aspects of family law.
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia with members of the AILA Afghan Response Task Force
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, served as a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Afghan Response Task Force.
The Pardon Project of Centre County (PPCC) invites media representatives of your company to a press conference on Friday, April 22 at 2pm.  The event is part of Second Chances Month in Pennsylvania and will announce that the PPCC is open and ready to help.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As a part of Penn State’s “Startup Week,” representatives of the Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic presented on April 5 to a large online audience with respect to basic legal issues typically faced by startup companies across Pennsylvania. The presentation was given in Spanish to reach a broader audience across the Commonwealth.
CIRC | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Months after the Fall of Kabul and the withdrawal of the last American troops from Afghanistan, students in the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic (CIRC) have helped to respond to the humanitarian crisis through community education and legal support. 
CAVC Judges Laurer and Bartley
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law in University Park hosted the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) for a two-day visit, March 23 and 24, culminating in an oral argument hearing in a pending case. The visit also included multiple events that, together with oral argument, provided Penn State Law students with an immersive learning experience and a behind-the-scenes look into careers in the field of veterans law and how law is made by the judiciary.
Symposium panel speakers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Immigration enforcement is often greatly impacted by the discretionary actions of policymakers and law enforcement officials. With this context as a starting point, the Symposium on the Ethics of Immigration Enforcement brought together ten experts from the fields of humanities, law, and social sciences to discuss immigration from an ethical perspective.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Students in the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic (CIRC) at Penn State Law in University Park recently held an immigration-related training series at State College Police Department, furthering a seven-year collaboration in which the law school has helped with education and policy setting as it relates to immigration. 
U.S. Supreme Court
UPDATE: Supreme Court Decides in Favor of Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic Amicus Brief

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