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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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    “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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    “Tax law is a battleground that exposes our basest self-interest and our noblest aspirations. I teach my students to navigate the intricacies of the law while understanding the implications of the battle.”

    - Professor Reed Shuldiner

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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “Behind every transformation in the law are committed people strategizing about the best way to achieve their aims. I find uncovering their stories most rewarding.”

    - Professor Serena Mayeri

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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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    “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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    “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