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United by an ethos of service, Penn Carey Law’s public interest community cuts across sectors and legal specialties to effect positive change.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Our Office of Equity & Inclusion has curated this list of Penn Carey Law information and resources recognition of Women’s History Month.

‘Where Is the Outrage?

The Future of the Profession Initiative’s Jim Sandman L’76 recently discussed strategies to close the civil justice gap.

New ILE Executive Director

Norman M. Powell of Young Conway succeeds Larry Hamermesh as Executive Director of the Institute for Law & Economics.

Pennsylvania State Government Leadership

Three Penn Carey Law alumni have accepted high-level leadership roles in Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro’s administration.

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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March 23, 2023

Penn Carey Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society 10th Annual Symposium: Diverse Perspectives

Penn Carey Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society will be hosting their annual symposium. This year’s symposium is titled Diverse Perspectives and will focus on topics like equal pay, Title IX, sports branding and diversity, equity and inclusion in both entertainment and sports.

March 23, 2023

Master in Law Webinar for Penn Students, Staff, and Faculty

The Master in Law Program invites Penn professionals, graduate, & upper-class undergraduate students, and faculty/staff who wish to incorporate a legal perspective in the issues that intersect with their professional fields and academic interests to learn more about the benefits of pursuing advanced credentials of the Certificate in Law or the Master in Law Degree. Register

March 23, 2023

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Law Firm Networking Reception for Penn Carey Law 1Ls

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