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Celebrating Black History Month: Present and Past Pioneers 

February 22, 2024

Dr. Eve Higginbotham ML’20 writes, “Recognizing the accomplishments of these pioneers affirms their value and reminds us of our own value that our own personal journeys bring to society every day.”

Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

The Continued Fight for Equality 

February 19, 2024

Penn Carey Law’s BLSA hosted the 36th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference, which focused on the past, present, and future of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

A Passport to American Legal Practice 

January 23, 2024

About 20 percent of Penn Carey Law’s LLM class participate in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program after graduation.

International & Comparative Law 

Top 23 Stories of 2023 

December 29, 2023

A look back at this year’s top news stories at Penn Carey Law.

Institutional Highlights 

Protecting Affordable Housing 

December 21, 2023

Toll Public Interest Fellow Will Fairhurst L’22 advocated for affordable housing in New Jersey.

Pathways to the Profession 

Advocating Fair Housing 

December 19, 2023

Rebecca Orton L’22 is a 2022-2023 Catalyst Fellow and housing attorney with a previous career in theatre for social change.

Pathways to the Profession 

International Law at the Department of Justice 

November 27, 2023

As an extern with the Department of Justice, Olivia Rosenzweig L’23 worked on projects in the Office of Foreign Litigation and the Office of International Judicial Assistance.

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

The Disproportionate Impact of Act 135 

November 21, 2023

A groundbreaking report from the ARC Justice Clinic reveals a racially disparate impact on property owners subjected to petitions under the Abandoned and Blighted Property Act (Act 135).

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

The Honorable Carolyn Engel Temin FA’55, L’58 

November 15, 2023

In 2000, Judge Carolyn Engel Temin FA’55, L’58 received the Anne X. Alpern Award by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession.


Fair Leases in Philadelphia 

October 30, 2023

Prof. David Hoffman and a team of Penn Carey Law students created a pathbreaking model lease for Philadelphia that is fair, legal, and free.

Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Appellate Waiver in Pennsylvania 

October 24, 2023

In a comment published in the Journal of Constitutional Law, Sarah Reeves L’23 analyzes how Pennsylvania courts apply the appellate waiver doctrine, arguing that its excessive use constricts litigants’ right to appeal.