Twenty-five years ago, Judge D. Brooks Smith was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania by President Ronald Reagan. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 14, 1988. Now, Judge Smith sits on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and brings his passion for the rule of law to judges around the world and law students at Penn State.
Joseph Sestak, former congressman and a former U.S. Navy three-star admiral, the Gen. Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership at Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law, will present “Leadership to Restore the American Dream,” November 4 at 6 p.m.
Penn State Law Professor Nancy Welsh was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution. Her one-year term as budget officer will run through the 2014 Annual Meeting.
“To File or Not to File,” a report released today by the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Penn State Law highlights the rate and circumstances surrounding Notice to Appear (NTA) filings at the immigration court.
The Penn State Law Class of 2013 put in a strong performance on the Pennsylvania bar exam and passed at a rate of 93.83%.