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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 

Dedication to Innovation 

September 14, 2022

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack joins the Future of the Profession Initiative as Strategic Advisor, bringing her breadth of experience and dedication to equal access to justice.

Centers & Institutes, Courts & the Judicial System, Cross-Disciplinary 

Judicial Ethics 

August 18, 2022

Prof. of Practice Lou Rulli recently led an educational session for over 300 Pennsylvania judges, which included a discussion of strategies to better ensure equitable treatment of self-represented litigants.

Courts & the Judicial System, Ethics 

The Future of American Democracy 

August 1, 2022

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt and Lecturer in Law Jason Abel L’03 discuss what the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Moore v. Harper could mean for our democracy.

Courts & the Judicial System 

Art and Architecture: 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 

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 

Lasting Lessons in Civil Practice 

July 7, 2022

Two Penn Carey Law graduates reflect on how their experience in the Civil Practice Clinic has enhanced their private sector careers.

Courts & the Judicial System, Experiential Learning, Family Law & Child Advocacy 

Eviction by Default 

June 9, 2022

Prof. David Hoffman’s new study links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

SCOTUS Medicaid Decision 

June 6, 2022

“This case will leave many families … unable to meet their loved ones’ substantial care needs,” said Prof. Allison Hoffman of the Court’s recent decision.

Courts & the Judicial System