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Bolstering Clinical Legal Studies 

November 30, 2023

The Gittis Legal Clinics welcomed two new clinical faculty and a full-time social worker, expanding our clinics’ cross-disciplinary capacity.


International Law at the Department of Justice 

November 27, 2023

As an extern with the Department of Justice, Olivia Rosenzweig L’23 worked on projects in the Office of Foreign Litigation and the Office of International Judicial Assistance.

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

The Disproportionate Impact of Act 135 

November 21, 2023

A groundbreaking report from the ARC Justice Clinic reveals a racially disparate impact on property owners subjected to petitions under the Abandoned and Blighted Property Act (Act 135).

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

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 

Challenging Allegedly Discriminatory School Policies 

November 15, 2023

A complaint has been filed on behalf of parents and students in Pennridge School District by the Advocacy for Racial and Civil (ARC) Justice Clinic, Bucks County NAACP, the PairUp Society, and the Education Law Center-PA.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Quattrone Center Hires National Policy Advisor 

November 14, 2023

Criminal legal reform expert Rebecca Brown has joined the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice as Policy Advisor.

Criminal Law & Justice 

Constitutional Law Scholar 

November 13, 2023

Kate Shaw, who specializes in constitutional law, administrative law, and legislation, will join the Law School faculty in January 2024.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Psychology of Legal Decision-Making 

November 2, 2023

In the “Psychology of Legal Decision-Making” seminar, students learn about substantive areas of legal scholarship and also practice essential skills for understanding—and even developing—new empirical research.

Cross-Disciplinary, Experiential Learning, Research and Scholarship 

Leadership in Banking Regulation 

October 31, 2023

The Penn Program on Regulation convened scholars and senior leadership from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to explore cutting-edge financial regulatory issues.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Centers & Institutes 

Fair Leases in Philadelphia 

October 30, 2023

Prof. David Hoffman and a team of Penn Carey Law students created a pathbreaking model lease for Philadelphia that is fair, legal, and free.

Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice 

October 27, 2023

Mostafa El-Harazi L’23 leveraged his international law experience as an extern with Center for Justice and Accountability in co-founding the International Law Society at Penn.

Pathways to the Profession, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Appellate Waiver in Pennsylvania 

October 24, 2023

In a comment published in the Journal of Constitutional Law, Sarah Reeves L’23 analyzes how Pennsylvania courts apply the appellate waiver doctrine, arguing that its excessive use constricts litigants’ right to appeal.