Dickinson Law News

2022 Diversity Mentorship Panel DICKINSON LAW HOSTS 2022 DIVERSITY MENTORSHIP NETWORKING NIGHT

October 2022 — On Wednesday, October 5, Penn State Dickinson Law hosted the annual Diversity Mentorship Networking Night. The evening brought 50 students and 20 local attorneys and judges together for a panel discussion and a networking dinner. Full story

Lana Bubalo VISITING SCHOLAR LANA BUBALO PRESENTS “LEGAL CULTURES IN TRANSITION: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS”

October 2022 — Visiting Scholar Lana Bubalo presented a program on “Legal Cultures in Transition: A Comparative Analysis” on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Full story

Sign INTERDISCIPLINARY DICKINSON LAW TEAM WINS THIRD PLACE IN AI CHALLENGE

September 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law J.D. students Tony Fernando ’23, Jeremy Garcia ’23, Scott Lovejoy ’23, and recent LL.M. graduate Lyubomir Avdzhiyski ’22 recently received third place in the Nittany AI Challenge. Full story

Constitution Day DICKINSON LAW AND PARTNERS COMMEMORATE CONSTITUTION DAY WITH REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE EVENT

September 2022 — The Supreme Court’s June 24 decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization revoked the constitutional right to an abortion, overturning Roe vs. Wade and clearing the way for states to ban the procedure. The decision has sparked debate, derision, and an endless stream of headlines. But what are the immediate and long-term legal ramifications of Dobbs? How will they impact not just reproductive rights but also the humanity and dignity of those in a multicultural society? Full story

logo TEAM INCLUDING DICKINSON LAW PROF. SARA GERKE RECEIVES €6 MILLION EU GRANT TO RESEARCH AI AND COLORECTAL CANCER

September 2022 — Technology may be able to boost efficiencies in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer, but what ethical issues arise when physicians employ such high-tech tools, and who becomes liable if they fail? Full story

Veteran Entrepreneur Legal Pop-up Clinic VETERAN ENTREPRENEUR LEGAL POP-UP CLINIC A SUCCESS

September 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law partnered with the Dauphin County Bar Association (DCBA) and the Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Administration (SBA) to host a Veteran Entrepreneur Legal Pop-up Clinic on Wednesday, September 7. Full story

Brandon Biegenzahn BRANDON J. BIEGENZAHN (CLASS OF 2004) ENDOWS SCHOLARSHIP AT DICKINSON LAW

August 22, 2022 — Brandon J. Biegenzahn (class of 2004) learned a lot about himself during his years at Penn State Dickinson Law. His education came both inside and outside the classroom. He discovered that he thrived in a competitive yet supportive environment. He reaffirmed how much he valued community. And he recognized the value of connecting with experienced mentors. Full story

Orientation DICKINSON LAW WELCOMES 1L AND LL.M. STUDENTS

August 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law welcomed members of the Class of 2025 and Master of Laws students to campus for the first full day of orientation on August 18. The day started with a Convocation ceremony that welcomed scholars to the Dickinson Law family, as well as sessions on Practicing Greatness in Law School: Thriving in Law School Student Panel; Practicing Greatness in Society: Being Inclusive and Professional about Differing Viewpoints; Practicing Greatness in Your Professional Identity: Introduction to Career Services and Professional Development; and Practicing Greatness as Future Alumni. Read more

Brett Conway BRETT CONWAY JOINS DICKINSON LAW AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

August 2022 — Brett Conway enjoys learning new things. While finishing his Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) at the University of Pittsburgh earlier this year, he served an internship with Confluence Ballet Company, which embraces a vision to “create dance free from the constraints of racial inequity and stigmas surrounding body type.” The organization had recently moved to a new studio. Read more

Tom Lee TOM LEE RISES TO DIRECTOR OF CAREER SERVICES AT DICKINSON LAW

August 2022 — Tom Lee began working at Penn State Dickinson Law in March of 2020. “I started my job as assistant director of career services on a Monday during the third week of March. I was in the building for two days before it was shut down due to COVID-19,” said Lee. “I was told, ‘Everyone is going home. We will see you in a couple of weeks.’ Then it was almost two years later before we came back to in-person.” Read more