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Abortion Rights Post-Dobbs 

July 27, 2022

At Penn Today, Prof. Dorothy Roberts discussed what the Dobbs decision means for abortion rights across the U.S.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Social Justice Grant 

July 26, 2022

Prof. Sally Gordon has secured a Klein Family Social Justice Grant for her project, Free State Slavery and Bound Labor: Pennsylvania.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Cross-Disciplinary, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Weakening Miranda Rights 

July 25, 2022

Senior Fellow David Rudovsky recently spoke to KYW News Radio about the Supreme Court’s decision in Vega v. Tekoh.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice 

Civil Rights Pioneer 

July 21, 2022

The unveiling of the design of a new mural honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. was held on Friday, July 15.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Art and Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Judge A. Leon Higginbotham 

July 20, 2022

Judge Higginbotham was a self-described “survivor of segregation” who become one of the country’s most prominent Black judges.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Courts & the Judicial System, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Health Care in the Court 

July 18, 2022

In The Regulatory Review, Prof. Allison Hoffman, analyzes the major health-related decisions of the Supreme Court’s last term.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Judicial Activism 

July 18, 2022

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt explains judicial activism in a historical sense, and how justices today interpret the Constitution and federal and state policies.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

Freedom of Speech or Coerced Prayer? 

July 12, 2022

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt recently discussed the Supreme Court’s decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton Sch. Dist. with KYW.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

‘Radical Shift in Doctrine’ 

July 11, 2022

“The decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health overruling Roe v. Wade is a tectonic shift in the constitutional landscape,” writes Prof. Tobias Wolff.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship