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Art and Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: The Honorable Dolores Sloviter L’56 

April 14, 2022

Judge Sloviter was the first woman to serve on the Third Circuit as well as its first woman Chief Judge.

Alumni, Art, article archive, Government, judicial, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974 

March 18, 2022

“I certainly see her as an inspiration and a role model,” said Dorothy E. Roberts, the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights.

Art, article archive, Civil Rights, Dorothy E. Roberts, inclusion 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Raymond Pace Alexander W’1920 

March 18, 2022

Alexander founded the first Black law firm in Philadelphia and was a prominent civil rights leader.

Art, article archive, Civil Rights, diversity, inclusion, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Hsieh-Chai (The Goat) by Henry Mitchell 

February 28, 2022

Hsieh-chai was a supernatural goat-like creature endowed with a single horn and the ability to discern the guilt or innocence of those accused of crimes in ancient China.

Art, article archive, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Dr. Caroline Burnham Kilgore L’1883 

December 22, 2021

Kilgore was the Law School’s first woman graduate, the first woman admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and the first woman to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Art, article archive, Featured, Law School, Women's Rights 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974 

December 22, 2021

In February 2021, the Law School announced three full-tuition scholarships to honor the legacy of Alexander.

Art, article archive, Civil Rights, Law Review, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Bernard G. Segal W’28, L’31, Hon’69 

December 22, 2021

Segal was the first Jewish president of the ABA and a champion of civil rights.

Art, article archive, Civil Rights, Featured, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: William Polk Carey W’53 

December 21, 2021

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School is named in recognition of the W. P. Carey Foundation’s historic donation of $125 million, the largest gift ever to a law school.

Art, article archive, Featured, Law School 

Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Henry Silverman L’64 

December 21, 2021

Silverman’s $15 million dollar gift to the Law School supported the renovation of Silverman Hall and endowed the Silverman-Rodin Scholarship and the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law chair.

Anita L. Allen, Art, article archive, Featured, Law School 

Art Exhibit in Biddle 

May 1, 2019

Cross-stitch, painting, pottery, and more! Visit the library to see the artistic work of our staff, and some student works on display.

Art, Biddle Law Library, exhibits, Library News, Staff 

Penn Law & the Arts excursion to the Barnes Foundation exposes students to artwork and art law 

November 14, 2018

On November 2, Penn Law & the Arts (PLATA), a student organization that explores the intersection between the legal and arts communities, held an event at the Barnes Foundation.

Art, article archive, Student Groups 

Photographer and legal scholar Henry J. Steiner connects art and human rights 

October 12, 2017

On October 10, Henry J. Steiner, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard University, visited Penn Law to engage in discussion with students about his newly released book, Eyeing the World, as part of the Law School’s Critical Global Conversations.

Art, Human Rights, International, Rangita de Silva de Alwis