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Our Faculty

Engage with a group of renowned scholars and devoted teachers.

At Penn Law students experience an extraordinary faculty whose depth and breadth of intellectual interests and scholarly achievements are matched by their commitment to teaching excellence. Diverse in philosophy, approach and background, Penn Law faculty members create a vibrant and welcoming intellectual community.

Seventy percent of our faculty hold advanced degrees in addition to the JD and nearly half hold joint appointments within the University, supporting our cross-disciplinary approach to legal education.

A low student-to-faculty ratio and an open-door policy permit students to work directly with faculty members on projects at the heart of their varied scholarly and career interests.

2011-2012 Faculty

Philadelphia’s central location between New York City and Washington, D.C. enables us to attract top governmental leaders, members of the judiciary, practicing attorneys, and business leaders as adjuncts and lecturers to supplement our core curriculum and present a variety of special lectures and symposia.

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