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27th Annual Latin American Law Student Association Conference

On February 24, Penn Carey Law’s LALSA hosted “The Intersection of Immigration Law and Latino Representation.”

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Kanyinsola Ajayi L'24 and Ty Parks L'24 seated at a table at the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition

Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition National Championship

Kanyinsola Ajayi L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 have advanced to the finals, which will be held in Houston, Texas from March 8-9, 2024.

Sarah Paoletti

Protecting the Right to Seek Asylum

At The Hill, Transnational Legal Clinic Director Sarah Paoletti urges representatives to “take a long, hard look at the ways our immigration and deportation systems are failing people who are in harm’s way.”

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Supreme Court Arguments on Social Media Laws

CTIC Academic Director Justin (Gus) Hurwitz discusses what the Court’s ruling could mean for the future of social media.

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How AI Tools Can Help Assess Verbal Eyewitness Statements

Quattrone Center Academic Director Paul Heaton’s new paper explores how he and his co-authors trained a large language model (LLM) to parse eyewitness confidence statements.

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March 11, 2024

Israel, Gaza, and International Law

Join Penn Carey Law faculty experts for a panel discussion about Israel, Gaza, and International Law. Professor Claire Finkelstein and Professor Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein will discuss legal aspects of the current conflict, drawing on their expertise in the law of armed conflict and human rights law. Professor Jean Galbraith will moderate.

March 12, 2024

Day in the Life as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of NY

Please join the Penn Carey Law Women’s Association (PCLWA), the Toll Public Interest Center (TPIC), and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for a “Day in the Life as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of NY” on March 12, 2024 from 12:00-1:30 pm in Gittis 213. Our panelists will include Penn alum and current AUSAs Danielle Marryshow, Rushmi Bhaskaran, and Kaylan Lasky, along with the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney Neil Corwin. The conversation will address the day-to-day experience, opportunities within the Office, and how to get involved. Lunch will be provided and we will leave time for Q&A. Open to all law students. RSVP here.

March 12, 2024

Goodwin 1L Reception

**This event is open to Penn Carey Law 1Ls only**