Sarah Speed, ’07, Challenges Incumbent for State House District Seat
Harrisburg, Pa. (November 18, 2013) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumna, Democrat Sarah Speed, '07 (JD), was interviewed by reporter Susan Shapiro on WGAL-TV News 8 at Noon on October 31, 2012 to discuss issues in the race to represent the 47th State House District, which covers northern York County in Pennsylvania.
Speed, the Animal Law Legislative Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and secretary for the Pennsylvania State Animal Response team, is challenging five-term Republican Keith Gillespie for the seat.
Candidates discussed, among other things, their views on unemployment and property tax reform.
About the University of San Diego School of Law
Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.
USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.