Faculty Impact

Our faculty is engaged in a constant quest for knowledge and wisdom it can share with our students as well as with the legal profession, scholars, policy makers, and others, consistent with Penn State’s role as a world-class research university.

building PROFESSOR DARYL LIM PARTICIPATES IN THE MARCUS EVANS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) LAW SUMMIT

September 2022 — Professor Daryl Lim participated in the Marcus Evans Intellectual Property (IP) Law Summit on September 18-20, 2022, in Las Vegas. The IP Law Summit is an invitation-only event bringing leading IP executives and innovative suppliers and solution providers together. Full story

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE TO PRESENT AT THE 2023 AALS ANNUAL MEETING

September 2022 — Professor Samantha J. Prince will present her article on employer-provided abortion-related travel benefits at the Association of American Law Schools’ Annual Meeting as part of the New & Emerging Voices in Workplace Law program. Full story

Daryl Lim PROFESSOR DARYL LIM PARTICIPATES IN GLOBAL FORUM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

September 2022 — Professor Daryl Lim participated in the Global Forum on Intellectual Property (IP) on September 6-7, 2022, in Singapore. Full story

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE TO PRESENT AT THE COLLOQUIUM ON SCHOLARSHIP IN EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW

September 2022 — On October 21, 2022, Professor Samantha Prince will present her article on abortion-related travel benefits provided by employers at the Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL). Read more

Katherine C. Pearson DICKINSON LAW PROFESSOR KATHERINE C. PEARSON CITED BY CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

September 2022 — In advance of a hearings held on September 8 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Bureau released its “Issue Spotlight” report, citing Penn State Dickinson Law Professor Katherine C. Pearson’s research on nursing home debt collection issues, including her article published in the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform on “The Responsible Thing to Do about Responsible Party Provisions in Nursing Home Agreements.” Full story

Sign PROFESSOR PRINCE LEADS VETERAN ENTREPRENEUR LEGAL POP-UP CLINIC

September 2022 — Professor Samantha Prince led the inaugural Veteran Entrepreneur Legal Pop-up Clinic held at Dickinson Law. The clinic was a collaboration with the Dauphin County Bar Association and the Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Association district of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Full story

Greece PROFESSOR MAKHLOUF TO ATTEND CONVENING ON DISPLACEMENT AND HEALTH IN GREECE

September 2022 — Professor Medha D. Makhlouf was selected to attend the upcoming Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity (AFHE) Convening on Displacement & Health, from September 19-23, 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The Convening will host twenty Senior Fellows whose work focuses on issues of refugee and immigrant health, mental health, and trauma-informed care. Full story

Article PROFESSOR EMERITA TERRY COMMENTS ON THE ABA’S 2ND AML DUE DILIGENCE DISCUSSION DRAFT

September 2022 — Professor Laurel S. Terry, who is the H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law and Professor of Law Emerita, recently provided a second set of oral and written comments to the American Bar Association regarding its efforts to develop a client due diligence ethics rule. Her comments addressed the June 28, 2022 Second Discussion Draft that proposed adding new language to Rule 1.2(d) of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Full story

cover PROFESSOR MAKHLOUF CO-AUTHORS ARTICLE FRAMING IMMIGRATION REFORMS AS HEALTH POLICY

September 2022 — Professor Medha D. Makhlouf recently co-authored an article, “Immigration Reforms as Health Policy,” in the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy. The article was published in a symposium issue titled “Health Care After the 2020 Election: The Path: Forward,” which focuses on the most important post-election opportunities to advance health access and health equity. Professor Makhlouf’s co-author is Patrick Glen, Senior Litigation Counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Full story

Medha Makhlouf PROFESSOR MAKHLOUF TO PRESENT NEW ARTICLE AT "HEALTH LAW BEYOND HEALTH LAW" WORKSHOP

August 2022 — On August 23, 2022, Professor Medha Makhlouf will present her draft article, “Interagency Dynamics in Matters of Health and Immigration,” at the “Health Law Beyond Health Law” workshop, sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology at Harvard Law School. Full story