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Penn Law ACS Moot Court Team
Federal Judges Panel 2011
Watch a video of the panel here
Penn ACS: Student Chapter of the Week!
Congratulations to Penn Law ACS for being honored as Student Chapter of the Week for Nov. 19, 2010! Penn Law ACS has continued its tradition of excellence with a record 20 events for fall of 2010.
ACS hosted four rounds of pay-to-play trivia to raise money for Equal Justice Foundation, which provides summer funding to public interest law students. The victorious team above gets their name on the Quizzo Cup for posterity. The event also featured an auction of art created by the Penn Law faculty.
2010 Midterm Elections
Penn Law ACS joined Rutgers ACS, the Philadelphia ACS Lawyers chapter, and the Philadelphia NLG Lawyers chapter to watch the midterm election returns come in on November 2, 2010.
ACS Board Members with Nan Aron
Nan Aron, president of Alliance for Justice, a leading and influential nonprofit that has been fighting for access to justice and a fair and independent judiciary for over 30 years, comes to Penn Law to discuss the judicial vacancy emergency and what progressives are doing about it.
2010 ACS Mural
Penn ACS artists-in-residence Adam Schwartzbaum (President) and Jamie Gullen (Writing Competition Chair) pose with their handiwork in the Silverman building.
2o1o Supreme Court Review/Preview
Panelists and students come together to discuss important recent Supreme Court cases and key issues that may face the court in the near future. Panelists included, Pamela Karlan, Tom Goldstein, Ilya Somin, James Feldman and Adam Bonin.
Penn Law ACS board members with the panelists.
Getting Schooled: Charter Schools and the Future of Public Education
Joe Williams from Democrats for Education Reform discusses the challenges faced by proponents of education reform and weighs the pros and cons of charter schools.
Federal Judges Panel 2010
The event was well attended by over 100 students and members of the Bar.
The ACS Board poses with the judges for a photo after the panel.
"Post-Racial" America? Not Yet.
Ryan Haygood of the NAACP LDF tells the truth about voting rights in America today.
War on Terror Panel
Adjunct Professor Deborah Pearlstein discusses the evolution of the "War on Terror" as Professor Stephanos Bibas and former Department of Defense official Richard Shiffrin.
Supreme Court Review & Preview Panel 2009
Speakers Debo Adigbile (NAACP Legal Defense Fund Litigation Director), James Feldman (Penn Law Professor and former Assistant to the Solicitor General), Steven Shapiro (ACLU Legal Director), and Tom Goldstein (founder of SCOTUSblog) discuss recent court cases and argue over their future effects.
The panel was moderated by Penn Law Professor Kermit Roosevelt.
Penn Law ACS Board 2009-2010
The 2009-2010 Executive Board, L-R: Lucy Malcolm, Kendra Nickel, Natalie Georges, Adam Schwarrtzbaum, Daniel Wolf, Andrew Dressel, Lauren Robbins, Anna Carlsen, Aaron Safane, Phillip Berenbroick, Nathaniel Koonce.
ACS National Convention 2009
Speaker's co-chair Adam Schwartzbaum with Goodwin Liu, Chair of the ACS Board of Directors and co-author of "Keeping Faith with the Constitution."
Dodgeball Tournament 2004
Federal Judges Panel 2003
(left to right) Robert Smith, Maxim Mayer-Cesiano, Penn Asst. Professor of Law Nathaniel Persily, Sarah Greenberger, Negar Katirai, Judge Louis Pollak (Eastern District, Pennsylvania), Judge Petrice Tucker (Eastern District, Pennsylvania), Judge Theodore McKee (3rd Circuit), Katherine Minarik, Judge Michael Baylson (Eastern District, Pennsylvania), Tobias Stern