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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 

Rekha Nair L’12 named Executive Director of the Phoenix Legal Action Network 

August 16

For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Cross-Disciplinary, Featured, Fellowships, Immigration, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Tertiary features, TPIC, Transnational 

Dwayne Bensing GED’09, L’12: From Philadelphia public school teacher to civil rights advocate 

August 10

Dwayne Bensing GED’09, L’12 is a Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Delaware focusing on policy advocacy.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Featured, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Local, Mediation, Public Service 

Law School’s clinical offerings and externships ‘put students front and center’ 

July 1

Penn Law students in clinics and externships serve as lead counsel on their own cases rather than merely supporting the work of faculty.
Clinics, clinicseries, Criminal Justice, Cross Disciplinary, Entrepreneurship, Immigration 

Professor Dahl on SCOTUS limiting patent law’s assignor estoppel doctrine 

June 29

Dahl comments on the SCOTUS ruling, Minerva Surgical v. Hologic, which limits the patent-law doctrine known as “assignor estoppel” baring inventors who sell patent rights from later claiming they’re invalid as a defense to infringement claims.
Clinics, faculty perspectives, Faculty, inclusionfacultyvoices, IP clinic feature, IP, Social 

Professor Paoletti comments on SCOTUS 6-3 decision detaining immigrants re-entering U.S. iIllegally 

June 29

Professor Sarah Paoletti comments on Supreme Court ruling that deported immigrants who re-enter the U.S. illegally and meet the definition of a refugee, or because they face torture in their home country must remain in custody while their cases are processed.
Clinics, faculty perspectives, Faculty, Global, inclusionfacultyvoices