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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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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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    “Neuroscience is discovering a great deal about the correlates and causes of human behavior, but causation is not itself an excusing condition.”

    - Professor Stephen Morse

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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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    “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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    “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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    “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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    “Educating students to find the best solutions for the challenges that confront business owners is my primary objective.”

    - Professor Praveen Kosuri

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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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    “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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    “Students need to learn not about the Hollywood world of jury trials but about the real world of plea bargaining.”

    - Professor Stephanos Bibas