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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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    “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’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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    “The changing economy challenges us to rethink the law of the workplace to ensure that it protects workers, supports families, and fosters prosperity.”

    - Professor Sophia Lee

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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’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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “Part of what makes criminal law theory interesting is what it implies about other seemingly unrelated bodies of law.”

    - Professor Leo Katz

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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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    “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