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Celebrating Excellence 

March 18, 2024

Prof. Catherine Struve receives the 2024 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

Innovation in Practice 

November 17, 2023

Students reach across disciplinary boundaries to reimagine our legal institutions in Penn Carey Law’s future-looking course, “Innovation in Practice.”

Courts & the Judicial System, Cross-Disciplinary, Experiential Learning, Legal Culture & History 

The 2024 Presidential Ballot and the 14th Amendment 

October 2, 2023

“Hand your republic over to the enemies of democracy, and it could take a hundred years to get it back,” writes Prof. Kermit Roosevelt at the Los Angeles Times.

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

The Promising Use of AI Models in Contract Interpretation 

September 21, 2023

In “Generative Interpretation,” Prof. David Hoffman shows how large language models (LLMs) provide a better method of contract interpretation, with some caveats.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

‘No One Is Above the Law’ 

September 19, 2023

Prof. Claire O. Finkelstein explores the Georgia district court decision denying Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadow’s request to move his case to federal court.

Courts & the Judicial System, Ethics 

Learning Beyond the Classroom 

April 17, 2023

Civil Practice Clinic students “learn what it means to be a lawyer with profound obligations to clients, the profession, the courts, and our national promise of justice for all,” said Director Lou Rulli.

Courts & the Judicial System, Experiential Learning 

Advocacy Excellence 

February 22, 2023

Nikita Ganesh L’24 won first prize at the New York State Bar Association’s Moot Court Oral Argument.

Courts & the Judicial System, Experiential Learning 

Judge Norma Shapiro L’51 

December 29, 2022

The Honorable Norma Shapiro L’51 was appointed to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1978, becoming the first female judge in the Third Circuit.

Courts & the Judicial System, Institutional Highlights, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Will SCOTUS Upend the Internet? 

October 31, 2022

“The Supreme Court’s resolution of the Gonzalez case will likely represent the most consequential update for Section 230 in the foreseeable future,” writes Prof. Christopher S. Yoo in the Los Angeles Times.

Courts & the Judicial System, IP & Technology Law, Research and Scholarship 

Remembering Chief Judge Dolores K. Sloviter L’56 

October 19, 2022

In addition to breaking barriers for women in the legal profession, Judge Sloviter fought passionately for equitable access to justice.

Courts & the Judicial System, Institutional Highlights 

Neuroscience and the Law 

September 29, 2022

The Neurolaw Society is a student group that encourages interdisciplinary discourse across topics in law, policy, health, and neuroscience.

Courts & the Judicial System, Criminal Law & Justice, Cross-Disciplinary 

Leading the Innocence Project 

September 20, 2022

Christina Swarns L’93, who has dedicated her career to criminal justice reform, speaks with Essence about her position as Executive Director of the Innocence Project.

Courts & the Judicial System, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion