Dickinson Law News

Danielle M. Conway DEAN DANIELLE CONWAY DELIVERS DERRICK BELL LECTURE FOR UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW

February 2023 — Danielle M. Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law, was the keynote speaker at the Derrick Bell Lecture on Wednesday, February 1 at University of Oregon School of Law. Full story

Building PANEL FORMED TO REUNITE PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW AND PENN STATE LAW

January 2023 — Fourteen students, staff, faculty and alumni from Penn State Dickinson Law and Penn State Law have been selected to serve on the panel charged by President Neeli Bendapudi with developing recommendations on how to reunite Penn State’s two, separately accredited law schools. The panel’s first meeting is scheduled for January 25. Full story

Laura H. Williams LAURA H. WILLIAMS TO RECEIVE DAUPHIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION’S CLARENCE C. MORRISON AWARD

January 2023 — Penn State Dickinson Law’s Associate Dean for Administration, Career Services, and Policy & Planning Laura H. Williams will receive the Dauphin County Bar Association’s (DCBA) Honorable Clarence C. Morrison Award at the DCBA annual meeting scheduled for February 1, 2023, in Harrisburg, PA. Full story

Heather Townsend 3L HEATHER TOWNSEND RECEIVES PENNSYLVANIA BAR FOUNDATION MCDONALD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR TRIAL ADVOCACY

January 2023 — Heather Townsend, a third-year law student at Penn State Dickinson Law, was selected for the 2022 Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Joseph T. McDonald Memorial Scholarship. Full story

sign PANEL BEING FORMED TO REUNITE PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW AND PENN STATE LAW

January 2023 — Penn State received more than 700 nominations from students, staff, faculty and alumni to serve on the panel charged by President Neeli Bendapudi with developing recommendations on how to reunite Penn State’s two, separately accredited law schools, Penn State Dickinson Law and Penn State Law. Penn State and its two law schools are in a unique position to take this next step, given their history of innovation with remote education, interdisciplinary partnerships, and democratically focused programs and initiatives that promote equality, equal protection, fairness, and justice for all. Full story

Bekah Saidman-Krauss ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID BEKAH SAIDMAN-KRAUSS TO RECEIVE AALS SPOTLIGHT AWARD

December 2022 — Bekah Saidman-Krauss, associate dean for admissions and financial aid at Penn State Dickinson Law, was selected as the recipient of the AALS Section on Pre-Law and Admission to Law School’s Spotlight Award. Full story

building PRESIDENT BENDAPUDI RECOMMENDS REUNITING PENN STATE’S TWO LAW SCHOOLS

November 2022 — A panel will develop plans for the execution of the reuniting process. The united school would be called Penn State Dickinson Law, have its primary location in Carlisle, and be led by Penn State Dickinson Law Dean Danielle M. Conway. Full story

Dermot Groome SEVERAL SENIOR UKRAINIAN PROSECUTORS COMPLETE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW COURSE AT DICKINSON LAW

November 2022 — This fall, several senior prosecutors from the office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine completed Dickinson Law's International Criminal Law course over Zoom. Full story

Building TIANNA ANDERSON (CLASS OF 2024) AND MELANIE BRAHM (CLASS OF 2024) WIN O’SAVIO MOOT COURT COMPETITION AT DICKINSON LAW

November 2022 — Tianna Anderson and Melanie Brahm, second-year law students at Penn State Dickinson Law, claimed the championship during the fifth annual O'Savio Moot Court Competition, held Friday, October 21, at the Apfelbaum Family Courtroom and Auditorium. Full story

Mindy Nunez Duffourc DICKINSON LAW WELCOMES POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW FOR CLASSICA PROJECT

November 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law is pleased to welcome Mindy Nunez Duffourc as a postdoctoral fellow for the CLASSICA project, which will clinically validate an AI-based clinic support system to rapidly identify cancerous tumors and map their distribution. Full story