After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law Gideon Parchomovsky and Muhammad Sarahne SJD’20 will lead the course, which includes a research trip to Israel over Spring Break.
In May 2021, DiVasto was announced as one of 77 law school graduates selected to serve as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the 2021 Fellowship class.
For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.
Dwayne Bensing GED’09, L’12 is a Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Delaware focusing on policy advocacy.
Penn Law students in clinics and externships serve as lead counsel on their own cases rather than merely supporting the work of faculty.
Dahl comments on the SCOTUS ruling, Minerva Surgical v. Hologic, which limits the patent-law doctrine known as “assignor estoppel” baring inventors who sell patent rights from later claiming they’re invalid as a defense to infringement claims.
Professor Sarah Paoletti comments on Supreme Court ruling that deported immigrants who re-enter the U.S. illegally and meet the definition of a refugee, or because they face torture in their home country must remain in custody while their cases are processed.
At Human Rights First, Patricia Stottlemyer L’17 uses impact litigation to fight for more equitable access to the legal system for asylum seekers.
The authors of the report include Toll Public Interest Fellow Erica V. Rodarte Costa L’22, Jacqueline Monnat L’21, and Free Migration Project’s Executive Director David Bennion and Program Coordinator Adrianna Torres-García.
Taught by experienced practicing attorneys at the Defender Association of Philadelphia (DAP), the clinic gives students the opportunity to represent clients accused of serious crimes.
Led by Practice Professor Douglas Frenkel L’72, Adjunct Professor of Law Michele Goldfarb, and Lecturer in Law Sharon Eckstein L’86, Mediation Clinic students learn to exercise unbiased lawyering judgment by facilitating real mediation sessions.