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The Power of a Carey JD/MBA

The Carey JD/MBA at Penn Carey Law and Wharton is a leader among its peers as a fully integrated program with myriad opportunities and a close-knit community.

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International Public Interest Litigation

Toll Public Interest Scholar Angela Yu L’26 is interning for Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) in Johannesburg, South Africa for 10 weeks this summer.

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‘Stop Decriminalising Crime’

“When a gap opens between what the law punishes and what society believes should be punished, people lose respect for the law and are more likely to violate it,” writes Prof. Paul H. Robinson and Jeffrey Seaman L’27.

Kate Shaw

‘The Supreme Court Creates a Lawless Presidency’

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw writes that none of the Supreme Court’s precedents supports the Trump immunity decision.

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Remembering Justice Yvonne Mokgoro LLM ’90, Hon’09

We honor the legacy of Justice Yvonne Mokgoro LLM’90, Hon’09, the first Black woman appointed to South Africa’s bench and an instrumental figure in ending Apartheid.

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

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

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

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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July 17, 2024

Faculty Speaker: Tess Wilkinson-Ryan

We welcome you to join us on July 17th for a lunch and learn presentation by Professor Tess Wilkinson-Ryan. Professor Wilkinson-Ryan will be speaking about the psychological research she has done regarding legal and moral decision making, as well as her journey into becoming a professional in the field. If you would like to join virtually, please register HERE

July 18, 2024

Community Planting & Potting

Human Resources invites you to join us in the courtyard to pot new plants for your home or office, propagate any plants you have at home, and create a sense of community as we gather our green thumbs! HR will provide miniature terracotta pots, soil, water and other materials as needed. We encourage those who are interested in contributing to propagate your plants ahead of time and bring them along with you for a sense of community building. Lunch will be provided.

July 23, 2024

Bingo with Dean Lee

Human Resources invites you to join Dean Lee in the Clock as we play 4, 15-minute rounds of Bingo. Lunch will be provided, and winners will be awarded prizes! Games will start at 12:00pm, 12:15pm, 12:30pm, and 12:45pm.