UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law students assisted area attorneys at the annual Wills for Heroes event in Innovation Park in the law offices of Penn State Law’s clinical programs on March 19. The event was co-sponsored by the Centre County Bar Association and Penn State Law’s Public Interest Law Fund and Veterans and Servicemembers’ Legal Clinic. Nineteen students helped to connect first responders and veterans with attorneys who provided free estate planning documents.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Global Connections, a community-based nonprofit organization affiliated with Penn State and the United Way of Centre County, has selected Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia as the Penn State faculty recipient of this year’s Spirit of Internationalization Award.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Published by West Academic for use in law school classrooms, Entertainment Law on a Global Stage, co-authored by Penn State Law professor Geoffrey R. Scott, offers law students a comprehensive look at entertainment law, including a variety of subjects not found in other texts.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will be in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 24 for a panel discussion on her book Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases and the pending United States V. Texas Supreme Court case.
Civil Rights Clinic in the mix over debate on constitutionality of parts of the Immigration and Nationality Act
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – After being appointed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to represent a client who is fighting deportation, students in Penn State Law’s Civil Rights Appellate Clinic find themselves in the center of a constitutional challenge to part of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) that is likely to land in the lap of the Supreme Court.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Two Penn State Law students argued at a preliminary hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in January, defending their clients in front of a local magistrate and winning their release from custody. Brian Forgue and Nicole Jensen, participants in Penn State Law’s Indigent Criminal Justice Practicum, went toe-to-toe with assistant district attorneys challenging evidence on a prima facie level.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Clinical Professor Ross Pifer, director of Penn State Law’s Center for Agricultural and Shale Law, will deliver a webinar on the legal issues associated with induced seismicity—earthquake activity resulting from human or artificial development—and its impact on landowners at 12 p.m. EST on Feb. 17.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will discuss her book Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases on Feb. 10 in Atlanta as part of a continuing legal education luncheon sponsored by the Emory Law Journal, the Immigration Law Society, and LexisNexis. The luncheon begins at noon at Emory University School of Law.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is participating in a panel discussion on immigration law this week at the 110th annual meeting of The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in New York City. The discussion, “Is Immigration Law Administrative Law?” is jointly sponsored by the AALS immigration law and administrative law sections and will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Jan. 7.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As part of the Citizenship and Migration in the Americas Series, an initiative of New York University Press, Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will take part in a panel discussion around her newest book, Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases, on Jan. 7 at New York Law School in New York City.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – The Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, in collaboration with the mayor of State College, Elizabeth Goreham, hosted an educational presentation regarding immigration and local enforcement on Nov. 16 at the State College Municipal Building.