Prof. Tani L’07 leads Law School’s Legal History Consortium through historic times
The Legal History Consortium, jointly sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Penn’s Graduate History Department, was formed to promote interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and education in law and history.Learn More
Learn more about the joint JD/PhD in American Legal History
Offered through the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Department of History, the JD/PhD Program allows students to take a deep dive into the complex field of legal history.Learn More
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Mary Frances Berry, winner of the 2021 Lewis Award for History and Social Justice - American Historical Association
Professor Berry is recognized as a historian for leadership and sustained engagement at the intersection of historical work, public culture, and social justice.
Penn Law’s Serena Mayeri on what the law means and what’s next for Texas and the nation.
Public accommodations are private and public facilities that are held out to and used by the public.
Now more than ever, legal education must come to grips with its role in shaping the minds of those who might help to dismantle — or strengthen — carceral institutions and practices.
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Sarah Barringer Gordon
Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History