More than two dozen second- and third-year students participating in Penn Law’s Externship Program are working this semester in government agencies and nonprofit organizations from New York, to Philadelphia, to Washington, D.C.
At a time when debates over technology policy are as significant as they are complex, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) are launching an innovative joint degree program whose goal is to graduate lawyers and engineers able to address issues at the intersection of law and technology.
Douglas Frenkel L’72, Penn Law’s Morris Shuster Practice Professor of Law, is the indirect inspiration for a program in conflict studies and resolution at one of Mexico’s leading universities, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE).
Lauren M. Bennett L’13 took time from her bar examination studies to present oral argument to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on July 10 in a prisoner’s civil rights case upon which she worked while a student in the Law School’s Federal Appellate Litigation Externship.
Kimberly Wexler (L ’13) was selected to receive the CLEA (Clinical Legal Education Association) award for Penn Law for 2013, for her exemplary work in both the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (“ELC”) and in the inaugural semester of the Detkin IP and Technology Legal Clinic (“IPC”).