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    “I’ve always been just as interested in the human dimension of legal problems as in the rules that govern them; mediation is the most absorbing work I know.”

    - Professor Douglas Frenkel

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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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    “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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    “I love working with so many talented students to ensure that the promise of equal justice is a reality for the most vulnerable among us.”

    - Professor Louis Rulli

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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

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    “Neuroscience is discovering a great deal about the correlates and causes of human behavior, but causation is not itself an excusing condition.”

    - Professor Stephen Morse

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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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    “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 work explores the numerous doctrinal and methodological synergies among different areas of the law and their likely benefits for policy and regulation.”

    - Professor Shyamkrishna Balganesh

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    “Today, corporate law is what constitutional law was in 1965, the framework through which the most important issues facing our society are debated.”

    - Professor Edward Rock

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    “Taking my students to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and northern Uganda were unforgettable teaching moments.”

    - Professor William Burke-White

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    “I’m thrilled to be at Penn Law – excellent students, a productive faculty, and close relationships with Wharton, Arts & Sciences, and the Medical School.”

    - Professor Tom Baker

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    “I use the insights of my teaching, scholarship, and civil rights litigation to build a bridge between the worlds of legal academia and legal practice.”

    - Professor David Rudovsky

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    “It’s a joy to witness clinic students’ “a-ha” moments when, after struggling through complex facts, laws, and procedures, they craft a persuasive case theory to achieve their clients’ goals.”

    - Professor Sarah Paoletti

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    “We must be able to analyze politically-charged issues without relying on our political intuitions.”

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt