Solidarity and Anti-Racism Statements

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Faculty Resolutions

Lewis Katz Hall

RACE AND OUR EDUCATIONAL MISSION

The faculty of Penn State Dickinson Law herein resolves to incorporate more opportunities for students to learn about and discuss racism and inequality in the curriculum. The faculty further resolves to develop and require students to participate in co-curricular programs that instill in students an abiding appreciation of, and eagerness to defend, the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and to cultivate within students, a principled, enduring commitment to work for true equality in our society over the course of their careers. Read more

Sign

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

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. Read more

Dean Conway's Message

Dean Danielle M. Conway

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

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. Read more

In Their Words: messages from the Dickinson Law community

Gary S. Gildin

TO STAUNCH THE PANDEMIC, WE MUST FIRST DIVEST POLICE OF THEIR IMMUNITY

The American populace now finds itself under siege by two contagions—a global virus and an epidemic of killings of black citizens at the hands of police. For the former, herd immunity is an indispensable element of the cure. Tragically, for the latter, immunity is a nefarious spreader of the disease. Read more

BLSA Executive Board

A STATEMENT AND CALL TO ACTION FROM THE BLACK LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

We as a Black community want to address and express our pain and concern with the continual killings of Black Americans. For centuries, Black men and women have been targeted, criminalized, and murdered. Read more

Events

Juneteenth Celebration

DICKINSON LAW HOSTS VIRTUAL JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION ON FREEDOM DAY

More than 100 members of the Penn State Dickinson Law community came together on Zoom to mark the Juneteenth holiday on Friday, June 19, 2020. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates June 19, 1865—a day that celebrates enslaved black people being freed. Organized by Dickinson Law Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway, the Dean’s Diversity & Inclusion Trusted Advisors, the Black Law Students Association, and the Dickinson Law Alumni Society, the virtual event celebrated community, culture, and conversation. Read more