VOLUME 39 NUMBER 1

SPRING 2004

Editor: Larry Teitelbaum

Design: Warkulwiz Design Associates

Web Design: Christine Droesser, Jacqueline Bodley

Contributing Writer: Jennifer Baldino Bonett

Photography Credits: Greg Benson, Delila Omerbasic

Editorial Assistant: Tasneem Paghdiwala




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Every year they come to Penn Law a couple hundred strong, from all parts of the country and from every type of background. They are 1Ls. What awaits them is like nothing they have ever experienced. But with a little help from their friends, and a large dose of inner strength, these students emerge as lawyers, in one capacity or another. This is one of their stories.

See article: A 1L Odyssey



A 1L Odyssey
BY LARRY TEITELBAUM
Who doesn't remember their first year of law school? The mind-bending adjustment to a new way of thinking. The oh-no-the-professor-called-on-me feeling. The late nights studying, and the blur of finals melding into summer job applications running into legal writing requirements and oral arguments. Details hazy at this point? For you, we offer a refresher course.

Alumni Fill Halls of Academe
BY JENNIFER BALDINO BONETT
Like academic Johnny Appleseeds, legions of alumni have gone forth from Penn Law to plant ideas and teach students all across the country. And their numbers are growing, as the Law School offers a new seminar to prep the next round of intellectual whiz kids.

New LAS President Hopes to Increase Outreach to Alumni
BY TASNEEM PAGHDIWALA
Stella Ming Tsai is a go-getter. Whether in public service or private practice, she gets the job done. And now she turns her talents to a new challenge with characteristic gusto.

Levy Scholars Program Provides 'Mark of Distinction' for Top Students
BY LARRY TEITELBAUM
Crème de la crème. Best of the Best. Top of the class. The finest students, with surpassing interests in interdisciplinary study, make the grade as Levy Scholars.

Tanenbaum Hall Turns 10
BY LARRY TEITELBAUM
Could it really be 10 years already? In 1993, amid great pomp and circumstance, Tanenbaum Hall opened its doors, and the Law School has never been the same.

Judge Rosenn Inspires A Following Among Former Clerks
BY LARRY TEITELBAUM
No one proves the old adage, "Age is only a number" better than the Honorable Max Rosenn, who, at age 94, remains on the federal bench, from which he helped launch the careers of countless Penn Law alumni.



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