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Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Penn State Law and the Rock Ethics Institute present "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America," a book talk with author James Forman Jr., professor of law at Yale Law School, at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, in the Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus. 

Panel 3: Critical and Contemporary Views of Arbitration

The Penn State Law Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation’s 2017 Symposium, entitled “Controversies in Arbitration,” features arbitration scholars and practitioners and their assessments of current drawbacks in the arbitration process. The panel discussions address three important themes: (1) the reception of arbitration in different legal traditions and systems; (2) the role of arbitration in consumer transactions; (3) contemporary criticisms and misgivings of arbitration. View abstracts here.

Panel 2: Arbitration and Consumer Transactions

The Penn State Law Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation’s 2017 Symposium, entitled “Controversies in Arbitration,” features arbitration scholars and practitioners and their assessments of current drawbacks in the arbitration process. The panel discussions address three important themes: (1) the reception of arbitration in different legal traditions and systems; (2) the role of arbitration in consumer transactions; (3) contemporary criticisms and misgivings of arbitration. View abstracts here.

The Penn State Law Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation’s 2017 Symposium, entitled “Controversies in Arbitration,” features arbitration scholars and practitioners and their assessments of current drawbacks in the arbitration process. The panel discussions address three important themes: (1) the reception of arbitration in different legal traditions and systems; (2) the role of arbitration in consumer transactions; (3) contemporary criticisms and misgivings of arbitration. View abstracts here.

Information Session on President Trump Executive Orders | Penn State Law

Recording of event held in Lewis Katz Building on Feb. 3, 2017 regarding President Trump's Executive Orders on immigration. Topics included enforcement, refugees, and the "Muslim Ban". This event was co-sponsored by the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic and State College Borough.

Citizen's United Debate | Penn State Law

A debate held on Oct. 31 sponsored by the Federalist Society regarding the Citizen's United Supreme Court case, which has had a profound impact on political campaign spending and campaign finance law.

The First Amendment and Diversity and Inclusion Panel Discussion | Penn State Law

Professors Ross and Romero participated in a panel discussion on The First Amendment and Diversity and Inclusion as part of the Penn State "All In" initiative.

"The Role of Ethics in Sports" with Joel Litvin

Joel Litvin, former President, League Operations, for the NBA, draws on his experience as a lawyer and his 27-year career in the league office for this discussion on sports ethics.

Yearbook for Arbitration and Mediation Symposium - Panel 3

The Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation's 2016 symposium, "The Politics of Arbitration," featured leading alternative dispute resolution scholars and practitioners addressing the partisan ideologies that may underlie arbitration in practice. 

Yearbook for Arbitration and Mediation Symposium - Panel 2

The Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation's 2016 symposium, "The Politics of Arbitration," featured leading alternative dispute resolution scholars and practitioners addressing the partisan ideologies that may underlie arbitration in practice. 

Yearbook for Arbitration and Mediation Symposium - Panel 1

The Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation's 2016 symposium, "The Politics of Arbitration," featured leading alternative dispute resolution scholars and practitioners addressing the partisan ideologies that may underlie arbitration in practice. 

Investigating Cyber Crime in the 21st Century

Cyber crime expert Vincent D'Agostino and FBI Attorney Jay Kramer discuss cyber crime and how technology has changed how crimes are being committed. 

Penn State Symposium on the Arctic

Penn State Law hosted the country's leading Arctic experts for a discussion on the role and interests of the United States in shaping global strategies for the Arctic region.

China-Constitution-Politics

Professor Tong Zhiwei, one of China's most well-known public intellectuals and a professor at the East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, visited the School of International Affairs to discuss China-Constitution-Politics. The event examined issues of Chinese constitutional law and politics and considered the current movement of government and popular sentiment. 

Is "Too Big to Fail" Still With Us?

Does legislation passed in the wake of the global financial crisis go too far or not far enough in curtailing the “too big to fail” treatment of large banks? What does the future hold for bankers, their lawyers and policymakers should another financial crisis occur?

The Possibility & Contours of State Multiplicity

The School of International Affairs and the Coalition for Peace and Ethics hosted a presentation and roundtable "The Possibilities and Contours of State Multiplicity: Preliminary Findings."  The event featured Jan-Hendril Passoth (Technische Universität Berlin), Nicholas Rowland (Penn State University) presenting their latest research work on state theory, and Larry Catá Backer (Penn State) as discussant.     

ADR as Public Policy

This year's annual Yearbook on Arbitration Symposium featured top Alternative Dispute Resolution scholars who covered arbitration and mediation influence on and interaction with public policy. The event featured a morning panel focused on arbitration and an afternoon panel covering mediation.

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Screenshot for The 9 Billion Keynote

The 2014 Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs Symposium brought together top scholars, government officials, and practitioners to discuss global resource scarcity and its impact on the world’s legal, agricultural and security environments.

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Jesse Choper

Scholar and professor Jesse H. Choper visited Penn State Law on November 14 to present “The Difference Between Conservative and Liberal Supreme Court Justices: the Roberts Court and Its Modern Predecessors.”
 

Treating Medical Errors: A Colloquium

Pediatric residents from Penn State's College of Medicine will join Penn State Law students for an interdisciplinary program combining elements of a medical malpractice trial with opportunities for collaboration and discussion. 

 

International Affairs Simulation Video

The Penn State School of International Affairs and the U.S. Army War College held an international relations simulation at the Lewis Katz Building in University Park, Pennsylvania on October 18 and 19. More than 40 students from the School of International Affairs and Penn State Law participated in the simulation.

Decade of Fear - Reporting from Terrorism's Grey Zone

Michelle Shephard, author and national security reporter for the Toronto Star, will discuss her book Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone.

Video screenshot from Inside the Third Circuit: Advocacy, Collegiality, and Decision Making

“Inside the Third Circuit: Advocacy, Collegiality, and Decision Making,” was a panel discussion on Monday, September 23. The Honorable Michael Chagares and Judge D. Brooks Smith, both of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, visited Penn State Law to share their thoughts on civility and professionalism. Professor John Lopatka moderated the discussion.

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OutLaw and the Health Law Society sponsored this event to explore the various medical and legal issues that same-sex couples face when attempting to create a family. The event will focus on Alternative Reproductive Technology (ART).

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