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.

Lucy Johnston-Walsh PROF. RECEIVES 2019 PENN STATE ACHIEVING WOMEN AWARD

April 2019 — Clinical Professor of Law Lucy Johnston-Walsh received the 2019 Achieving Women Award in the Faculty category from Penn State. This prestigious award recognizes Penn State women who have shown notable leadership and accomplishment in their fields and have gone beyond the requirements of their employment duties and responsibilities in support of the University’s diversity efforts, promotion of equal opportunity, or contribution to human causes and public service activities. Full story

Lucy Johnston-Walsh CLINICAL PROFESSOR JOHNSTON-WALSH AUTHORS WHITE PAPER ON FOSTER YOUTH DRIVING OBSTACLES

March 2019 — Professor Lucy Johnston-Walsh authored a report which addresses the challenges that foster youth face when attempting to reach common teenage milestones, such as obtaining a driver’s license. This report is entitled “Behind the Wheel: Driving as a Route to Independence for Foster Youth .” Full story