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

    - Professor Claire Finkelstein

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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “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