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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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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