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    “In the last generation, constitutional thought and litigation guarded against threats of oppression. My hope is to build the tools to meet the next generation of new threats.”

    - Professor Seth Kreimer

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    “Perennial questions about the ideal relationship between public and private, law and ethics, identity and opportunity are central to my scholarship and teaching.”

    - Professor Anita Allen

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    “Part of what makes criminal law theory interesting is what it implies about other seemingly unrelated bodies of law.”

    - Professor Leo Katz

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    “Emerging technology requires a new generation of technologically-savvy lawyers to establish the regulatory framework of the future.”

    - Professor R. Polk Wagner

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    “One silver lining of our recent crisis is that we are now focusing much more intensively on issues like corporate morality that got short shrift a decade ago.”

    - Professor David Skeel

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    Digital media can advance the causes of clients, particularly those of limited means and social and political clout.”

    - Professor Regina Austin

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    “Our democratic society gives vast authority to unelected judges. I explore judicial authority and how the other branches and the public respond.”

    - Professor Theodore Ruger

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    “My work uses modern empirical methods to better understand real-world behavior with an eye toward impacting policy.”

    - Professor David Abrams

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    “I love my job. The research and writing provides a base for assisting with law reform around the world and working with some very interesting and accomplished people.”

    - Professor Charles Mooney

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    “Penn Law provides an ideal setting in which to study and teach about the function of courts within our system of government.”

    - Professor Catherine Struve

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    “Through interdisciplinary analyses of the regulatory process, lawyers can make a real difference in policies and in people’s lives.”

    - Professor Cary Coglianese

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    “From teaching to scholarship and from litigation to legislation, being a law professor offers opportunities to help shape our future.”

    - Professor Stephen Burbank

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    “I am interested in exploring the implications of human rationality for the key institutions of our legal system.”

    - Professor Claire Finkelstein

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    “Students need to learn not about the Hollywood world of jury trials but about the real world of plea bargaining.”

    - Professor Stephanos Bibas

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    “My research asks how people understand their contractual obligations in everyday life, from the online terms that everyone ignores to the mortgage contracts at the center of the recent economic crisis.”

    - Professor Tess Wilkinson-Ryan