Dickinson Law News

Dean Danielle M. Conway and Professor Daryl Lim PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW FACULTY PARTICIPATE IN SEMINAR “IP AND INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION: WHAT EVERY LAWYER AND CORPORATE COUNSEL NEEDS TO KNOW”

February 2024 — Dickinson Law Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway and Professor Daryl Lim recently participated in the seminar “IP and International Dispute Resolution: What Every Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Needs to Know.” Full story

Pro Bono program DICKINSON LAW STUDENTS PROVIDE PRO BONO SUPPORT TO STATEWIDE PARDON PROJECT

February 2024 — The opportunity to work on a pro bono project for the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) came at the perfect time for Penn State Dickinson Law student Jamesha Caldwell ’25. During her first few weeks of classes as a 1L, Caldwell felt anxious about the many injustices she learned about in her civil and criminal procedure classes. Full story

Building “INCREDIBLE TURNOUT” FOR DICKINSON LAW’S FIFTH ANNUAL DIVERSITY MENTORSHIP NETWORKING NIGHT

February 2024 — Throughout the Fifth Annual Diversity Mentorship Networking Night, held on January 31 at Penn State Dickinson Law, students heard a continued refrain: You never know how you are going to make a new connection or what that connection could mean to your future. Full story

Laura Ax-Fultz PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW’S LAURA J. AX-FULTZ USES SABBATICAL TO ASK: WHERE DID ALL THE ACADEMIC LAW LIBRARIANS GO?

February 2024 — In her position as associate dean for library and information services at Penn State Dickinson Law, Laura J. Ax-Fultz hires law library faculty, and so she keeps an eye on job openings at academic law libraries advertised by professional organizations. Full story

Black History Month MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

February 2024 — In celebration of Black History Month, Penn State Dickinson Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) has announced a number of events in February. Full story

Dean Danielle M. Conway with Jennifer Wilson Hewitt ’85 and Pat Hewitt ’83 GENEROUS GIFT FROM PAT HEWITT ’83 AND JENNIFER WILSON HEWITT ’85 CREATES EXCELLENCE IN TRIAL ADVOCACY PROGRAM AT PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW AND MORE

Pat Hewitt ’83 and Jennifer Wilson Hewitt ’85 both grew up in households that valued education. Their parents repeatedly reminded them that education could unlock opportunity, and they both took the advice to heart by graduating from Penn State Dickinson Law. Full story

Serena Hermitt SERENA HERMITT JOINS ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AS EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR

January 2024 — It was the happiest sort of coincidence. Serena Hermitt and her partner had been discussing moving out of Philadelphia and closer to their families when TaWanda Hunter Stallworth, the program manager for Penn State Dickinson Law’s Antiracist Development Institute (ADI), reached out. Full story

Danielle M. Conway DEAN DANIELLE M. CONWAY TO BE RECOGNIZED BY LEADERSHIP CUMBERLAND

January 2024 — Danielle M. Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law, will be honored by Leadership Cumberland at the upcoming Leaders at Lunch program on January 30. Full story

Danielle M. Conway PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW DEAN DANIELLE M. CONWAY TO RECEIVE HONORABLE CLARENCE C. MORRISON AWARD

January 2024 — Danielle M. Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law, will receive the Dauphin County Bar Association’s (DCBA) Honorable Clarence C. Morrison Award at the DCBA annual membership meeting scheduled for January 31, 2024 in Harrisburg, PA. Full story

Alejandra Edwards PENNSYLVANIA BAR FOUNDATION NAMES ALEJANDRA EDWARDS A STOUDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT

January 2024 — Second-year Penn State Dickinson Law student Alejandra Edwards has been named a 2023 James W. Stoudt Memorial Scholarship Fund winner by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation. Full story