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Celebrating #PennCareyLaw2024

Penn Carey Law hosted its 172nd commencement with remarks from Adam Liptak.

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#PennCareyLaw2024 Memories

From the Barristers’ Ball and pro bono work to affinity groups and lifelong friendships, here are some of our 2024 graduates’ fondest Penn Carey Law memories.

Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon

‘Weaponizing Fitness to Serve Is Undermining Our Democracy’

At The Hill, Prof. Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon SP2’23, L’24 write that “some politicians find success in being transparent about disability, but it requires diligence and defense.”

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2023-24 Faculty Teaching Awards

Congratulations to all recipients of Penn Carey Law teaching awards this year!

Anita Allen

Distinguished Lecture on Jurisprudence

Prof. Anita L. Allen will deliver the 2024 HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford.

A Cross-Disciplinary Curriculum
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A Cross-Disciplinary Curriculum

We believe the lawyers of tomorrow will also be experts in business, communications, health, technology, international studies, social work, education, and emergent fields. As an essential part of the University of Pennsylvania family, we allow our students to enrich their legal education by offering them the opportunity to take graduate level courses at one of our sister schools as well as joint degrees or certificates of study. We also welcome into our classrooms students whose careers and educations cross sectors and international lines. Students pursuing Master in Law and LLM degrees enrich and diversify our course discussions, contributing to the Law School’s overarching mission to provide the finest and most comprehensive legal education for all students.

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Real World Career Success

Real World Career Success

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students consistently pursue careers at top law firms, leading public interest organizations, government bodies, and academic institutions across the country and around the world. The strength of our programs coupled with our extensive alumni network ensure that graduates can enter the market working in the fields they love, writing the future of law both nationally and internationally.

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A Collegial Environment
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A Collegial Environment

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s inclusive, welcoming community works collaboratively toward one common goal: to lead the future of law. We invite students, faculty, and staff to challenge the norm in a rigorous but supportive environment. For many in our community, the Law School represents a common ground where warmth, inclusivity, and the pursuit of knowledge are shared values.

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Commitment to Community
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Commitment to Community

The Law School’s approach to legal education has always been anchored in its unwavering commitment to pro bono service. Our award-winning commitment to the community provides our students  opportunities that focus on impactful service and professional skill development.

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May 29, 2024

Staff & Faculty BBQ

Please join us for our end of year celebration BBQ! Catering by Sweet Lucy’s. Let’s celebrate our accomplishments, our colleagues, and this opportunity to be together. Please wear your nametag.   Please let us know any dietary restrictions in your RSVP.

June 6, 2024

Wharton Global Forum

For more than 20 years, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has hosted Global Forums for leaders from industry, government, and academia to learn from and interact with the best minds in business. Join Us in São Paulo June 7–8, 2024