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Cross-Disciplinary Innovation in Action

Penn Carey Law facilitates ample opportunity for cross-disciplinary exploration, positioning our students to gain critical insight on the most cutting-edge areas of contemporary law.

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U.S. News Participation

Penn Carey Law has issued a statement regarding the institution’s participation in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings.

Pandemic Governance

Assistant Prof. Yanbai Andrea Wang analyzes the U.S. governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a recently published article.

Reflections on 1L Diversity Fellowships

Three Penn Carey Law students reflect on their Big Law experiences during their 1L Diversity Fellowships.

Jim Sandman L?76

Honoring Lifetime Achievement

The American Lawyer has honored Jim Sandman L’76 with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

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
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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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December 5, 2022

Exam Prep Session for 1L Students

This session is designed to familiarize you with exam rules and procedures for in-class exams and takeaway exams. During this session we will provide an overview of how a typical in-class exam will begin and end, what to do when the unexpected happens and how to prepare your computer for exams. We will have a member of our ITS team available to provide a step-by-step guide to our in-class exam software (Examplify) and a dedicated Q and A session will be held at the end. Every student will be required to know the information covered in this session prior to the exam period. This session is for 1L students. 

December 5, 2022

Business and Human Rights in Africa

Join us for a small group discussion on Business & Human Rights in Africa with our Bok Visiting Professor, Damilola Olawuyi.  Olawuyi was appointed in 2022 as an Independent Expert on the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Prior to this, he served as an Independent Expert on the African Union’s Working Group on extractive industries, environment, and human rights violations in Africa.

December 6, 2022

Workshop: Aaron Tang

Professor Aaron Tang (UC, Davis Law) will present his paper to the faculty. Update: Lunch will be available from 11:30am - 1:20pm outside of Silverman 240B.