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When Samantha Jallah ’14 was thirteen, she and her family moved to the U.S. to escape the Liberian Civil Wars. Jallah admits that growing up amidst war changed her forever. “When you come from an environment like that, you realize how precious life is,” she said.
Michael J.Z. Mannheimer is a scholar of states' rights and the death penalty.
What happens when the federal government seeks the death penalty for crimes committed in a non-death penalty state? Professor Michael Mannheimer plans to find out.
Six new study tracks announced by Penn State University's School of International Affairs (SIA) provide joint J.D./M.I.A.students with the opportunity to develop both general international affairs skills in navigating global challenges and expertise in a specific field.
Five students reap advantages of oil and gas boom
The energy business in Pennsylvania is expanding rapidly. According to a report by the Department of Energy, natural gas reserves in Pennsylvania more than doubled in 2010 and increased 90% in 2011. Meet five Penn State Law students who are taking advantage of classes in oil and gas law, shale gas development policy, and energy law to prepare for careers in the field.