A Message from the Dean
Confidential Sources on Trial
Shelter From the Storm
Harrison Report: Post-World War II Bombshell
A Case of Political Descent
Clinic Hits Thirty
The Brief
The Board of Overseers
Faculty News & Publications
Philanthropy
Alumni Briefs
In Memoriam
Case Closed
 
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Raymond PerelmanRAYMOND AND RUTH PERELMAN have made a leadership contribution to help establish the Arlin M. Adams Professorship of Constitutional Law. The professorship honors Judge Arlin M. Adams L’47.

Perelman is president and CEO of Belmont Holdings Corporation, president and chairman of RGP Holdings, Inc., and director of Champion Parts, Inc. He began his career at American Paper Products Company shortly after graduating from Wharton.

Perelman is chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees and chairman of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and serves on the Board of Directors of the Regional Performing Arts Center, The National Museum of American Jewish History, Albert Einstein Medical Center and the Penn Medical Board.

Judge Adams, counsel at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, has had a distinguished career on the bench, in public service and in academia. He spent 18 years as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and three years as secretary of public welfare for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He served five years as an independent counsel investigating the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He taught Constitutional Law courses at Penn Law for 25 years. A former chairman of Penn Law’s Board of Overseers, Judge Adams has received Honorary Doctor of Law degrees from a number of universities and colleges, including Penn, Villanova and Temple. He also received the Distinguished Service Award from Penn in 1981 as well as the James Wilson Award from the Law Alumni Society in 2001.
 
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