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The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) has awarded the CTIC Summer Public Interest Fellowships to students Gerald Adams L’22 and Joshua Burd L’22.

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On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School held the second event in its summer series, A Path for Change: Policing in America. The series is part of a yearlong colloquium, Achieving Racial Justice, as one of many initiatives Penn Law will be implementing in the coming months “to work internally and externally against anti-Black violence and racism and to promote meaningful change toward a more just reality.”
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If you are interested in being considered for the Toll Public Interest Fellows Program, please answer all of the questions via the application no later than 5:00 pm EST on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

Jocelyn A. K. Walcott, a JD/MSEd candidate, has spent the summer as an intern at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
On Wednesday June 24, 2020, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School held the first event in its summer series, A Path for Change: Policing in America. The series is part of a yearlong colloquium, Achieving Racial Justice. 
A historic number of University of Pennsylvania Carey Law school JD and LLM grads to launch public interest careers to serve communities in need.
Giwa-Ojuri was selected as a recipient of the EJW Fellowship from a pool of over 430 applicants.
Su Ming Yeh L’04, Matthew Feldman L’18, Jonathan Feinberg L’01 and Professor David Rudovsky
Demonstrating the powerful partnership that can occur between private and public sector lawyers, a class action lawsuit has been brought against the City of Philadelphia on behalf of all medically vulnerable incarcerated people in the Philadelphia county prisons. Representation for the plaintiffs include Law School alumni and faculty.
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The course, co-taught by Professor John Hollway, is held bi-weekly and features small, student-led discussions about various contemporary issues in policing

With the Independence Foundation fellowship, Valerie Snow L’20 will work at Philadelphia’s SeniorLAW Center, focusing on the legal rights of low-income seniors.