Wendella P. Fox L’ 76 works to even the playing field for students at the DOE’s Office for Civil Rights
Fox emphasizes empathy and respect in her investigation of civil rights complaints against educational institutions within the Philadelphia Office’s jurisdiction.
Prof. Robinson and Lindsay Holcomb L’21 explore the importance of maintaining criminal law’s moral credibility
“[A] criminal justice system that regularly deviates from empirical desert loses moral credibility and thereby loses crime-control effectiveness,” write Robinson and Holcomb.
Meghan Downey L’21 argues for a totality of the circumstances approach for habeas petitions in forthcoming article
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.
Myles Lynch L’20 explores federal and state official qualifications in forthcoming article in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
Lynch explores the provision that prohibits those who have violated their oath to uphold our Constitution from holding any federal or state office.
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.
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.”
Dean Ruger joins coalition of law school deans vowing to aid in the ‘looming housing and evictions crisis’
The joint statement expresses the law deans’ commitment to “take immediate and meaningful action to combat this crisis.”
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.
Lauren Davis L’21 advocates for safe and healthy housing in Philadelphia through Independence Fellowship
After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
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.
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.