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‘Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s Failure to Endorse a Nationwide Abortion Ban’ 

April 9, 2024

“All of this is at stake in Trump’s ultimate lie: his claim to be a champion of democracy rather than the architect of its demise,” writes Prof. Serena Mayeri.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Shifting Landscape of Reproductive Rights 

March 27, 2024

Prof. Kate Shaw writes, “Woven throughout [two cases before the Supreme Court] are arguments that gesture toward the view that a fetus is a person.”

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

The Critical Role of History After Dobbs 

March 20, 2024

Prof. Serena Mayeri writes, “History can counsel against past errors and justify affirmative approaches to protecting rights and combating inequality.”

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Why the Supreme Court Should Clear the Way for a Pre-Election Trump Trial 

March 11, 2024

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw argues that the Court should reject Trump’s immunity argument quickly to allow a criminal trial to proceed before the presidential election in the fall.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

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 

36th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference 

February 12, 2024

Penn Carey Law’s BLSA will host “The Continued Fight for Equality: 60 Years with the Civil Rights Act of 1964” on Saturday, February 17.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Trump and the Battle Over the 2024 Presidential Ballot 

February 5, 2024

In an amicus, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt argues that the U.S. Supreme Court should affirm the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision that keeps Trump off the presidential ballot.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Election to American Law Institute 

January 8, 2024

Dean Sophia Lee and Prof. Jasmine Harris join more than two dozen University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School colleagues as ALI members.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History 

Challenging Allegedly Discriminatory School Policies 

November 15, 2023

A complaint has been filed on behalf of parents and students in Pennridge School District by the Advocacy for Racial and Civil (ARC) Justice Clinic, Bucks County NAACP, the PairUp Society, and the Education Law Center-PA.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Constitutional Law Scholar 

November 13, 2023

Kate Shaw, who specializes in constitutional law, administrative law, and legislation, will join the Law School faculty in January 2024.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

The Context of Reproductive (In)Justice in Paraguay 

November 7, 2023

Giovanna Parini SJD’25 writes, “it will take ‘a village’ to defend, protect, and secure human rights” in her home country of Parguay.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Liberal Ideas in Vietnamese Constitutional History 

November 6, 2023

Hau Le SJD’25 is studying the development of the constitutional law of Vietnam for his SJD thesis.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession