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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