Dickinson Law News

Mark J. Cutrona ’06 and Holly Vaughn Wagner ’08 A PAIR OF DICKINSON LAW ALUMNI LEAD IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES

June 29, 2020 — COVID-19 posed no shortage of challenges for Dickinson Law alumni Mark J. Cutrona ’06 and Holly Vaughn Wagner ’08, who together lead the Legislative Council Division of Research in Dover, Delaware—one of only 50 legislative research bureaus in the country. 

Michael A. Blasie DICKINSON LAW ANNOUNCES NEW ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAWYERING SKILLS

June 18, 2020 — Michael A. Blasie, Esq. has joined the Dickinson Law resident faculty as assistant professor of lawyering skills. He will teach Legal Writing and Analysis, which focuses on building legal writing, reasoning, analysis, and critical thinking—all essential lawyering skills used in today’s law practice.

Tonya M. Evans VISITING PROFESSOR OF LAW BRINGS EXPERTISE IN BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTO ASSETS, INFORMATION PRIVACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

June 16, 2020 — Penn State Dickinson Law is pleased to welcome leading scholar Tonya M. Evans to its faculty roster as visiting professor of law for the 2020-21 academic year. Evans will teach Administrative Law; Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and the Law; Entertainment Law; and Information Privacy Law. 

Danielle M. Conway A MESSAGE TO THE PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW COMMUNITY FROM DEAN AND DONALD J. FARAGE PROFESSOR OF LAW DANIELLE M. CONWAY

June 5, 2020 — Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway shared the following message with the Penn State Dickinson Law community on Sunday, May 31, 2020:

Titichia Jackson DICKINSON LAW ANNOUNCES NEW RESIDENT FACULTY APPOINTMENT

June 3, 2020 — Titichia M. Jackson, Esq., former director of bar preparation and support for North Carolina Central University School of Law, has joined the faculty of Penn State Dickinson Law as assistant professor of lawyering skills and director of academic success and bar passage.

Myla Garcia '22 and Kendell Wilson '22 RISING SECOND-YEAR DICKINSON LAW STUDENTS NAMED RURAL SUMMER LEGAL CORPS STUDENT FELLOWS

June 3, 2020 — Penn State Dickinson Law students Myla Garcia ‘22 and Kendell Wilson ‘22 were recently named Student Fellows as part of the 2020 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship. Selected from an applicant pool of 446, Garcia and Wilson are two of the 35 law students who will serve in the 2020 class of Rural Summer Legal Corps and help address the effects of COVID-19 in rural communities across the nation.

Sign DICKINSON LAW FACULTY WILL NOT REMAIN SILENT IN THE FACE OF BRUTALITY

June 2, 2020 — Together, in one voice, the Penn State Dickinson Law faculty is condemning the brutality and inequities we are seeing in our country and stating our resolve regarding how we will be part of the solution to these ongoing problems. 

Nittany Lion DICKINSON LAW CELEBRATES JURIS DOCTOR AND MASTER OF LAWS GRADUATES

May 20, 2020 — The global health pandemic may have resulted in the postponement of Dickinson Law’s traditional in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020, but it did not stop administration, faculty, staff, students and alumni from collectively recognizing the accomplishments of the Law School’s juris doctor and master of laws graduates.

Raff Donelson DICKINSON LAW WELCOMES LEGAL SCHOLAR TO FACULTY

May 8, 2020 — Raff Donelson has been named assistant professor of law, Penn State Dickinson Law, effective June 1, 2020. Currently assistant professor of law and philosophy at Louisiana State University, Donelson will teach constitutional law, criminal procedure, and jurisprudence at Dickinson Law. 

COVID-19 LAW AND MEDICAL STUDENTS JOIN FOR COVID-19 CO-LEARNING EXERCISE

April 30, 2020 — Students enrolled in Penn State Dickinson Law’s Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Clinic focus on identifying and addressing the socio-legal causes of poor health in order to prevent negative legal, financial, and health consequences for their clients. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health disparities due to socioeconomic status have come into sharp focus.