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“The Return”: Resentencing, Reentry Support, and a Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Evolving Roles 

June 21, 2016

“The Return” reveals why a lawyer, deeply involved in the resentencing of Three Strikers as a way of reducing mass incarceration, placed reentry services near the top of his concerns.

Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Documentaries blog, Documentaries, Law-Genre Docs, Social Justice Visual Advocacy, Visual Advocacy 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Captures #6 Spot in 2023 U.S. News & World Report Rankings 

March 29, 2022

This is the first time that Penn Carey Law has been the sole occupant of the #6 spot, marking the highest ranking the Law School has achieved since U.S. News began ranking law schools in 1987.

article archive, Careers, Conlaw, Criminal Law, Featured, Health Law, International, IP, Law School, Tax Law, Theodore Ruger 

At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid? 

March 22, 2022

Morse’s persuasive essay is in response to  Responsible Brains, a book authored by William Hirstein, Katrina L. Sifferd, and Tyler K. Fagan of Elmhurst College.

article archive, Criminal Law, Cross Disciplinary, Faculty, facultyscholarship, Featured, Philosophy, Publications, Research and Scholarship, Stephen J. Morse, Transformative Faculty 

Prof. Kimberly Ferzan L’95 discusses self defense and the use of deadly force at Talks On Law 

March 17, 2022

Ferzan explains self-defense laws and its elements, including the use of deadly vs. nondeadly force, when use of force is reasonable, and provocateurs and initial aggressors.

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