The Brief: Law School News and Events

1940s

Michael C. Rainone, L41, was honored with the Cesare Beccaria Award for his outstanding contribution to the Justinian Society. The award was co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section of the Philadelphia Bar. Cesare Beccaria was an 8th century philosopher who wrote Of Crime and Punishment, which contained his views on the criminal justice system and which was responsible for the 5th, 6th and 8th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.