Professor Laurel Terry, the Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar, spoke at the Midyear Meeting of the Conference of Chief Justices held in Sea Island, Georgia. The theme of this year’s Education Program is “Regulation of the Practice of Law.” Professor Terry will participate in a panel entitled “Regulating the Practice of Law in the Global Arena.”
The Indigent Criminal Justice Clinic has represented thirty-five clients since its establishment last year.
Penn State Law students were among thousands of volunteers who raised a record-breaking $13,343,517.33 for pediatric cancer research. The year-long fundraising event culminated in a 46-hour dance marathon. This year, law school raised $12,729.39.
Kim M. Keenan, general counsel of the NAACP will visit Penn State on Feb. 12. The public is welcome to Keenan’s presentation, “Civil Rights Then and Now: The Evolution of Legal Strategies for Achieving Civil Rights for All,” at 5 p.m. in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building in University Park. The program will be simulcast to the Legislative Hearing Room in Lewis Katz Hall in Carlisle, Pa. A reception will follow.
When U.S. News and World Report released its most recent Best Colleges for Veterans rankings, it did not surprise law students that Penn State ranked number one among national universities.
With a quarter of the 2,300 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas held in shale rock formations in the U.S., the technical and legal environment is rapidly evolving. "Lessons from the Wellhead" seminar series will give participants a better understanding of current specialized legal topics focused on the law surrounding Marcellus shale. The series features three events: Royalty Owners' Rights and Lessor/Producer Relations, Trade Secret Protection, and The Global Field.