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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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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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    “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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    “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

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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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    “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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    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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    “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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    “Powerful forces are transforming the Internet in fundamental ways. My scholarship explores how the law must adapt in response.”

    - Professor Christopher Yoo