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Adam Liptak Named Penn Carey Law’s 2024 Commencement Speaker

Adam Liptak has covered the Supreme Court for The New York Times for 16 years.

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Eric Feldman and Jawad Moradi

Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on The Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

Serena Mayeri

‘Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s Failure to Endorse a Nationwide Abortion Ban’

“All of this is at stake in Trump’s ultimate lie: his claim to be a champion of democracy rather than the architect of its demise,” writes Prof. Serena Mayeri.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

The Sexualized Dimensions of Torture in the Independent International Commission of Inquiry Report on Ukraine and Survivor-Centric Justice

The scale of conflict-related sexual violence has created a new public reckoning on the sexual dimension of torture in Ukraine and other parts of the world.

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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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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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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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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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April 22, 2024

The Making of Europe’s Unwritten Supremacy Clause

The making of Europe’s unwritten supremacy clause: Our guest speaker is a principal investigator of a research project on the narrative analysis of the judgments of the European Court of Justice in comparative perspective. He looks beyond the text of the judicial opinion, taking into account the procedural history of the case, the actors who played a part in it, and the narratives underlying and stemming from the case. In this context, he wants to speak about the history of Costa v ENEL, a case which can be regarded for many reasons as Europe’s Marbury v Madison

April 24, 2024

ITS Exam Helpdesk - Spring Finals 2024

Join ITS in the Clock for a Help Desk to prepare your Laptop for Exams

April 24, 2024

Know Your Rights: Security Deposits as a Tenant

Has your Landlord refused to return your security deposit? Are you concerned that your landlord will refuse to return your security deposit when you move out? Join Certified Legal Interns from the Civil Practice Clinic of Penn Carey Law School for a discussion of security deposit law, protections for tenants, and what you can do to obtain your security deposit after you leave your apartment. Come to this brief session to learn your legal rights and how to enforce them, and to hear from others in the Philadelphia community who are experiencing these same important issues. Please bring ID to enter the building.