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“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”: A Minority Bank, Racial Bias, and the Democratization of Credit 

February 26, 2017

Steve James presents the story of the Sungs and their struggle to save their family-run Chinatown bank from a misguided prosecution based on cultural incompetence.

 

Advocating for women’s rights at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 

March 8, 2022

From pathbreaking coursework to pro bono advocacy, students at the Law School engage meaningfully in the fight to advance women’s rights, both locally and around the world.

 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School honors veterans with a week of events 

November 8, 2021

The Law School offers a tight-knit and supportive community for veterans who choose to continue their public service by entering the legal field.

 

Penn Law a venue for successful All Ivy Native Spring Conference 

April 16, 2018

Natives at Penn hosted “Navigating Two Worlds,” bringing to campus approximately 125 Native and/or Indigenous Students from Ivy League and other prestigious institutions.

 

Eckman builds on personal experience to help found first-generation professional group 

April 10, 2017

To establish a community for those first-generation law students, as well as to provide assistance and information in navigating law school, Chet Eckman L’17, along with Akbar Hossain L’18 and Steven Mills L’19, recently founded the First Generation Professionals affinity group at Penn Law.

 

Statement from Dean Ruger in response to Jan. 27 White House Executive Order on refugees, immigration 

January 30, 2017

Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger affirms that “as a world-leading research and teaching institution, we must engage actively with students, attorneys, and policymakers from around the globe in order to prepare our students to be lawyers and leaders in an increasingly connected society and economy.”

 

Keynote speakers talk diversity and careers at APALSA conference 

February 1, 2016

Su Ming Yeh L’04 and Sandra Leung served as the keynote speakers for the 15th annual Penn Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) conference, “Amplify-Promoting Diversity in a Time of Progress.”