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.

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR TERRY PARTICIPATES IN 2021 CAN-AM REGULATORS’ ROUNDTABLE

June 2021 — Professor Laurel S. Terry recently participated in a virtual gathering of U.S. and Canadian lawyer regulators. Although Professor Terry is not a legal regulator, she was invited to attend the 2021 Can-Am Roundtable because of her role in helping convene the first Can-Am Roundtable meeting. Full story

Laurel Terry PROFESSOR TERRY SPEAKS AT NCBE ANNUAL BAR ADMISSIONS CONFERENCE

April 2021 — Professor Laurel S. Terry recently participated in a panel session entitled “Measuring Competence: Global Developments and Comparisons” at the annual bar admission conference sponsored by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). Professor Terry spoke about developments around the world, as well as Penn State Dickinson Law’s required 1L Contexts & Competencies course, which was inspired in part, by domestic and global discussions about the competencies that new lawyers need. Full story

Remote Border Crossing PROFESSOR TERRY SPEAKS ABOUT RULE 5.5, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, AND COVID AT ABA VIRTUAL SESSION

March 2021 — Professor Laurel S. Terry recently served as one of three panelists on an ABA webinar entitled Remote Border Crossing: Covid 19, Changes in Lawyer Mobility, and International Trade in Legal Services. The live version was held March 24, 2021 and the recorded version will be available for three years on the ABA’s website. Full story

National Conference of Bar Examiners PROF. TERRY INVITED TO SPEAK AT THE ANNUAL NCBE BAR ADMISSIONS CONFERENCE

March 2021 — Professor Laurel S. Terry has been invited to speak at the National Conference of Bar Examiners’ annual Bar Admissions Conference. She will participate in a panel entitled Measuring Competence: Global Developments and Comparisons. Full story 

National Organization of Bar Counsel PROFESSOR TERRY SPEAKS ABOUT PMBR AT NOBC MIDYEAR MEETING

February 2021 — Professor Laurel S. Terry, along with lawyer regulators from Colorado, Illinois, and Nebraska, recently spoke about the topic of proactive regulation or PMBR at the 2021 Midyear Meeting of the National Organization of Bar Counsel. The NOBC is the professional organization for individuals who “enforce the ethics rules that regulate the professional conduct of lawyers who practice law in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries around the world.” Full story

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR TERRY PUBLISHES NEW ARTICLE ON GLOBAL NETWORKS AMONG LAWYER REGULATION STAKEHOLDERS

November 2020 — Professor Laurel Terry recently published in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics an article on the global networks among lawyer regulation stakeholders. Her article, which is entitled Lawyer Regulation Stakeholder Networks and the Global Diffusion of Ideas is available at this link. Full story

Laurel S. Terry NEW EDITION AND MATERIALS FOR PROFESSOR TERRY’S PROREP CASEBOOK PUBLISHED

August 2020 — West Academic published teaching materials that Professor Laurel S. Terry and her co-authors prepared to support the Spring 2020 publication of the 4th edition of their Professional Responsibility casebook. The supplemental materials included a lengthy teacher’s manual, teaching slides, and Professor Responsibility questions for West’s Casebook Plus bank of questions. Full story

Laurel S. Terry COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS THE RELEVANCE OF PROFESSOR TERRY'S NEW ARTICLE ON GLOBAL LEGAL PROFESSION NETWORKS

April 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic hit just as Professor Laurel Terry was making the final edits on her article entitled Global Networks and the Legal Profession. The pandemic reinforced the thesis of Professor Terry’s article, which was the importance of recognizing the broad impact that global networks can have. Full story

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR TERRY CO-MODERATES PROACTIVE MANAGEMENT BASED REGULATION (PMBR) SESSION FOR LEGAL REGULATORS DURING THE NOBC AND ABA MIDYEAR MEETINGS

February 2020 — Professor Laurel S. Terry recently co-moderated a Roundtable for National Organization of Bar Counsel (NOBC) members on the topic of proactive regulation. Lawyer regulators from around the country were invited to attend the February 14, 2020 session, which was held in Austin, Texas during the NOBC and ABA Midyear Meetings. Full story

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR TERRY PRESENTS ON LEGAL SERVICES INNOVATION REGULATION AT THE LAW SOCIETY OF ONTARIO’S “SPECIAL LECTURES” TWO-DAY CONFERENCE

November 2019 — Professor Laurel S. Terry addressed the topic of Regulatory Developments Related to Innovation, Technology, and the Practice of Law during the Law Society of Ontario’s two-day conference entitled Special Lectures 2019: Innovation, Technology, and the Practice of Law. The conference was held in Toronto on November 21-22, 2019 and included an impressive gathering of speakers. Full story