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October 18, 2021

Authors@Wharton Presents Indra Nooyi

Authors@Wharton Presents Indra Nooyi, former Chairman and CEO PepsiCo in conversation with Professor Adam Grant.

October 21, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Adnan Zulfiqar L’08 – Insights on Islamic Law, Law in the Global South, and the Path to Legal Academia

Join us for this lunchtime chat with Adnan Zulfiqar, Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School. During this interactive discussion, Dr. Zulfiqar will share a few key formative experiences that originated at Penn Law (such as his work with Professor Paul Robinson to draft new criminal codes/commentaries for the Republic of the Maldives and the Federal Republic of Somalia, under the auspices of the UNDP and IDLO). Topics of discussion will include his return to Penn for doctoral study and a Sharswood Teaching Fellowship, as well as lessons-learned on the path to legal academia. Zulfiqar will also reflect on his first few years as a law professor at Rutgers (where he has twice been honored as Professor of the Year by the graduating 2020 and 2021 classes). Time permitting, this discussion will highlight the latest research updates on Zulfiqar’s work on Islamic Law, Law in the Global South, and human rights.

October 21, 2021

Bicontinental Perspectives on Legislative Drafting

The organizers for the Seventh International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform cordially invite you to attend two free, not-to-be-missed legislative drafting webinars hosted in cooperation with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. These two webinars feature renowned experts on legislative drafting, who were invited to speak at the planned, in-person legislative conference, which was unavoidably postponed until 2022, due to the ongoing pandemic, After a brief introduction, each webinar will consist of a 30-minute formal presentation, followed by a 20-minute question and answer session. After a short break, interested attendees may join a post-webinar session in breakout rooms for further discussion and networking. Webinar #1: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 12:00 pm ET The Ethics and Politics of Legislative Drafting FEATURING David Marcello, J.D. Executive Director of The Public Law Center Tulane Law School New Orleans, Louisiana, USA MODERATOR Sean J. Kealy, J.D. Clinical Associate Professor of Law Director of Clinical Legislative Programs Boston University School of Law Boston, Massachusetts, USA

October 21, 2021

Provost’s Lecture on Diversity

“Race, Protest, and Political Change in America” Daniel Gillion, Julie Beren Platt and Marc E. Platt Presidential Distinguished Professor of Political Science Watch the event here: https://provost.upenn.edu/diversity-lecture

Recent Event Highlights

Reunion Weekend

Missing life at the Law School? We miss you too. Come back for this year’s reunion weekend to reconnect with former classmates, faculty, and other alumni.

More information coming soon for 2022!

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New Alumni Clubs

Six new affinity groups are now open to alumni throughout the world

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Board of Advisors Challenge

Thank you to our friends and alumni who made our Challenge in December 2020 a success!

Student support during COVID-19 pandemic

Find out more about how you can support our students during the outbreak.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Penn Law

In July, Dean Theodore Ruger issued a statement to students, faculty and staff announcing some of the immediate actions Penn Law took to work internally and externally against racism and to promote meaningful change toward a more just reality. Since then, the Law School and its Office of Inclusion & Engagement (I&E) have continued the work to create a more inclusive community in the key areas of student support, capacity building, and racial justice programming.