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Professor Sarah Paoletti and Advocate Azadeh Shahshahani on the current state of ICE facilities and reform

Law School Professor Sarah Paoletti and Project South’s Legal and Advocacy Director Azadeh Shahshahani discuss the current state of ICE facilities and calls for reform after reports of human rights violations. Post date: December 14, 2020

Dissecting the current state of nursing homes and long-term care with Professor Allison Hoffman and Dr. Norma Coe

Law School Professor Allison Hoffman and Dr. Norma Coe, PhD from the Perelman School of Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute Senior Fellows, discuss their paper, “Long-Term Care Policy after Covid-19 — Solving the Nursing Home Crisis.” The paper is co-authored with Dr. Rachel M. Werner from the Perelman School of Medicine. Post date: November 19, 2020

Professor Michael Murphy on the “Duty to Google” and its growing importance in practice

Professor Michael Murphy’s report, “The Search for Clarity in Attorney’s Duty to Google,” discusses how judges have found lawyers to not do their diligence in doing research on the clear web. Professor Murphy joins us to discuss the growing importance of a basic web search in the 21st century. Post date: November 5, 2020

Professor Michael Levy on Van Buren vs. United States and what it means for you

Professor Michael Levy discusses the upcoming Supreme Court Case, Van Buren vs. United States. This is the first time that Court is reviewing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which will determine whether the law extends beyond hackers and unauthorized users of electronics systems to authorized users who access computer information for unauthorized activities. Post date: November 3, 2020

Professors Claire Finkelstein and Richard Painter on Bill Barr, the DOJ and the case for impeachment

CERL’s Claire Finkelstein and Richard Painter discuss their bipartisan report alleging that William Barr has corrupted the Department of Justice Post date: October 30, 2020

Professor Abrams’ City Crime Stats is your window into the relation between Covid-19 and city crime

Law School Professor David Abrams’ City Crime stats provides a unique window into how crime across major cities correlates with Covid-19. Post date: October 26, 2020

Demystifying the DOJ’s lawsuit against Google with Professor Herb Hovenkamp

Antitrust legend Herbert Hovenkamp joins Case in Point to explore the DOJ’s lawsuit against Google. Post date: October 12, 2020

Professor Christopher Yoo on his project 1 World Connected and how connectivity saves lives

Christopher Yoo and his 1 World Connected team research how internet connectivity is bringing people together and saving lives. Post date: October 7, 2020

Law School alums Gary Sangha and Joe Borstein make the case for technology in the legal industry

Law School alums Gary Sangha L’03 and Joe Borstein L’05 join Case in Point to discuss the role of technology in the future of the legal industry from maximizing productivity to closing the justice gap. Post date: September 3, 2020

General Votel and Professor Finkelstein discuss the necessity of an apolitical American military

General (Ret.) Joseph Votel and Professor Claire Finkelstein sit down on Case in Point to discuss the General’s article for the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, “An apolitical military is essential to maintaining balance among American institutions.” Post date: July 30, 2020

Professor Tobias Wolff on SCOTUS’ ruling on Title VII and the changing of times

Professor Tobias Barrington Wolff joins Case in Point to discuss the history of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, SCOTUS’ ruling on protecting the LGBTQ community from workplace discrimination and he reflects on how far the fight for equality has come. Post date: June 25, 2020

Detkin Clinic Director Cindy Dahl transcends Covid-19’s limitations on academia

Professor Cindy Dahl, Director of the Detkin IP Clinic, joins Case in Point to discuss how the clinic responded to working within the limitations of e-learning during the pandemic. Post date: June 17, 2020

Professor Abrams offers four commonsense ideas for police reform

Penn Law professor David Abrams offers insight into his new article that was recently published in The Hill, “Four commonsense ways to reform policing in America.” Post date: June 11, 2020

Penn Law Professor Regina Austin interviews the Defender Association of Philadelphia about administering services during the pandemic

Penn Law Professor Regina Austin L’73 interviews the subjects of the documentary, “Blended Practices: Public Defenders, Innovative Social Services and Clients Struggling with Addiction.” They discuss administering services during the pandemic. Post date: May 11, 2020

The Regulatory Review Tracks Legal Responses to COVID-19 From Around the World

Law School Professor Cary Coglianese and J.D. student Larissa Morgan L’21 discuss the Regulatory Review’s new series, “Comparing Nations’ Responses to Covid-19.” Post date: May 28, 2020

Penn Law’s Jennifer Leonard on the future of legal practice, the Future of the Profession Initiative and how Covid-19 affects the legal industry

Penn Law’s Chief Innovation Office, Jennifer Leonard L’04, sits down to talk about Covid-19’s impact on the industry, the continuing evolution of the legal profession and dives deep into the operation of the Future of the Profession Initiative. Post date: May 21, 2020

Jeremiah Oteh L’20 shares the student experience during the pandemic in his new podcast Penn Law Perspectives

Jeremiah Oteh L’20 sits down with Case in Point to discuss his new independently produced podcast, Penn Law Perspectives or Carey Conversations. On the podcast he interviews his fellow classmates as they reflect on their law school experience during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Post date: May 11, 2020

Business and bankruptcy during the coronavirus with Penn Law Professor David Skeel

Penn Law Professor David Skeel joins Case in Point to dissect that status of bankruptcy as it relates to the current pandemic.   Post date: May 5, 2020

Professor Reed Shuldiner and Associate Dean Eleanor Barrett discuss the move to e-learning

Penn Law Professor Reed Shudliner and Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs Eleanor Barrett reflect on moving Penn Law to an online learning environment. Post date: April 13, 2020

Professors Lawrence Summers and Natasha Sarin on the Coronavirus Stimulus Package (CARES Act)

Professors Lawrence Summers and Natasha Sarin discuss whether the CARES stimulus goes far enough. Post date: March 31, 2020