The awards recognize alumni who have demonstrated a passionate commitment to public service throughout their career.
Prof. Anita Allen to receive the Philip L. Quinn Prize, the American Philosophical Association’s highest honor
Prof. Allen served as President of the APA’s Eastern Division in 2018-19 – the organization’s first Black woman president.
Prof. Sarah Barringer Gordon awarded the prestigious Craig Joyce Medal by the American Society for Legal History: Legal History Blog
Julia Simon-Mishel L’13 wins the National Legal Aid and Defender Association New Leaders in Advocacy Award: Philadelphia Legal Assistance
Law School named a finalist for Philadelphia VIP’s Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Award for Corporations
The award is given annually by Philadelphia VIP, the City’s leading pro bono organization.
The ABA is recognizing Lawrence J. Fox C’85 L’68 for his decades of dedication to legal ethics, professional responsibility, pro bono work, and the association.
Loran Grishow-Schade MSW’20 ML’21 MSSP’21 selected to receive Dr. Andy Binns Impact Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate and Professional Student Life
The selection committee wrote that they wanted to recognize Grishow-Schade for their “critical engagement, leadership, and impact on initiatives related to gender identity across the University.”
Six members of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School have received teaching awards for the 2020–21 academic year. Maggie Blackhawk is awarded the Harvey Levin Memorial teaching award; Elizabeth Pollman is awarded the LLM teaching award; R. Polk Wagner is awarded the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course; Jill E. Fisch is awarded the Robert A. Gorman Award for Excellence in Teaching; Xun Zeng GL’03 L’07 is awarded the Adjunct Teaching Award; and Cynthia Dahl receives the Experiential Teaching Award.
Madeline Feldman L’22 GEd’22 chosen as a Next Generation Leader by the American Constitution Society
Madeline Feldman L’22 GEd’22 joined the ACS as a 1L Representative and later became president of her chapter.
The winning essay of Apratim Vidyarthi L’22 explored the question: “Why Should Pennsylvania Focus on Increasing Diversity in its State Appellate Court Judiciary?”
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School team places third at G2 Conference and Hackathon Challenge
The Law School team’s proposal, entitled “Feminizing Financing for Trade in Africa: New Approaches to Systemic Challenges,” was selected as one of the top innovative policy proposals for the WTO.