Skip to main content area Skip to main content area Skip to institutional navigation Skip to search Skip to section navigation
  • image

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

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “Taking my students to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and northern Uganda were unforgettable teaching moments.”

    - Professor William Burke-White

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “Through interdisciplinary analyses of the regulatory process, lawyers can make a real difference in policies and in people’s lives.”

    - Professor Cary Coglianese

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “My work uses modern empirical methods to better understand real-world behavior with an eye toward impacting policy.”

    - Professor David Abrams

  • image

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

    - Professor Praveen Kosuri

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “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

  • image

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

    - Professor Claire Finkelstein

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “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

  • image

    “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