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Wendella P. Fox L’ 76 works to even the playing field for students at the DOE’s Office for Civil Rights 

September 22

Fox emphasizes empathy and respect in her investigation of civil rights complaints against educational institutions within the Philadelphia Office’s jurisdiction.
Alumni, Civil Rights, Featured, Government, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Main feature, Social 

Prof. Robinson and Lindsay Holcomb L’21 explore the importance of maintaining criminal law’s moral credibility 

September 22

“[A] criminal justice system that regularly deviates from empirical desert loses moral credibility and thereby loses crime-control effectiveness,” write Robinson and Holcomb.
Alumni, Criminal Law, Faculty, facultyscholarship, Research and Impact, Tertiary features 

Meghan Downey L’21 argues for a totality of the circumstances approach for habeas petitions in forthcoming article 

September 20

Downey’s article was developed during a federal habeas corpus course at the Law School and will appear in the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law.
Alumni, coronavirus, Criminal Justice, Externships, Featured, Government, judicial, Law Review, Main feature, Pro Bono, Public Service, Publications, Quattrone, Research and Impact, Tertiary features 

Myles Lynch L’20 explores federal and state official qualifications in forthcoming article in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 

September 14

Lynch explores the provision that prohibits those who have violated their oath to uphold our Constitution from holding any federal or state office.
Alumni, constitution, Government, Journal of Con Law, Pro Bono, Publications, Student Groups 

Bestselling alum authors share how the Law School shaped their fiction-writing careers 

September 8

Lisa Scottoline C’77, L’81, Kimberly McCreight L’98, and Pam Jenoff L’01 discuss how their Penn Law education helped them build incredibly successful writing careers.
Alumni, Careers, Cross Disciplinary, Staff 

Law School alums pave the way for fellow Asian Americans in the legal profession 

September 1

The Honorable Stella Tsai L’88, Tsiwen Law ’84, Tanya Xu L’16, and Adam Tsao L’17 are among the Law School alums helping to obliterate the so-called “Bamboo Ceiling.”
Alumni, APALSA, Civil Rights, Featured, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Social, Student Groups 

Dean Ruger joins coalition of law school deans vowing to aid in the ‘looming housing and evictions crisis’ 

August 31

The joint statement expresses the law deans’ commitment to “take immediate and meaningful action to combat this crisis.”
Alumni, Civil Rights, coronavirus, dean ruger, Faculty, inclusion, Law School, Public Service, SCOTUS, Social, ted ruger 

Tsiwen Law L’84 and his lifelong dedication to securing Asian American civil rights 

August 26

Tsiwen Law L’84 has been an Asian American civil rights activist for decades, dating to the anti-Vietnam War movement in the late 1960s.
Alumni, APALSA, dean ruger, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Legal History, Social, Student Groups 

Lauren Davis L’21 advocates for safe and healthy housing in Philadelphia through Independence Fellowship 

August 24

After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Featured, Fellowships, Local, PI Fellowships, Pro Bono, Public Service, Tertiary features, Transnational 

Margaret Zhang L’15 advocates for pregnancy and lactation rights at the Women’s Law Project 

August 23

Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, clerkships, Clinics, Fellowships, Human Rights, inclusionalumnivoices, Law Review, PI Fellowships, Social, Tertiary features, Women's Rights 

New Global Research Seminar explores Israel’s influence as a ‘High Tech Nation’ 

August 23

Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law Gideon Parchomovsky and Muhammad Sarahne SJD’20 will lead the course, which includes a research trip to Israel over Spring Break.
Alumni, Business, Clinics, Curriculum, Faculty, Global, International, Secondary features, Tech Law, Transnational 

Equal Justice Works Fellow Kate DiVasto L’21 centers young people’s voices in her advocacy 

August 17

In May 2021, DiVasto was announced as one of 77 law school graduates selected to serve as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the 2021 Fellowship class.
Alumni, Clinics, Featured, Fellowships, PI Fellowships, Social, Students, Tertiary features