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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 

Equal Access to Justice 

August 8, 2022

Jim Sandman L’76  urges California legislators to amend a bill that would “prohibit reforms that are essential to allow people to exercise their civil rights.”

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Increasing Access to Justice 

July 19, 2022

The Access to Justice Tech Fellows Program mobilizes law students across the country to generate pathbreaking ways to increase access to justice for the most vulnerable communities.

Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Combatting Civil Injustice 

May 17, 2022

The Spring 2022 issue of the Penn Law Journal shines a light on alumni working to disrupt systems of injustice that plague the legal world.

Ethics 

Supporting Global Legal Education 

April 18, 2022

The Bar Council of the Maldives visited the Law School to assist its efforts in regulating legal education and the legal profession in the Republic of Maldives.

 

David Perla C’91, L’94 drives diversity in litigation through finance 

March 2, 2022

As a Co-COO at Burford Capital, Perla believes that finance can – and will – play a vital role in diversifying leadership in the legal profession.

 

Historic fundraising and engagement campaign solidifies and enhances ‘The Power of Penn Law’ 

January 10, 2022

“The Power of Penn Law” campaign is the Law School’s most successful fundraising and engagement effort to date.

 

Yen-Ting “Eddy” Lin LLM’21 advocates for young peoples’ democratic rights 

December 15, 2021

Lin sought an LLM degree from Penn in order to better understand and compare legal systems around the world.

Cross-Disciplinary 

Jim Sandman L’76 trains future legal leaders in innovative ‘Leadership in Law’ course 

December 8, 2021

Sandman’s illustrious legal career has been defined by leadership positions across a myriad of sectors.

 

Law School’s Future of the Profession Initiative leads efforts to expand access to justice 

February 22, 2021

The Future of the Profession Initiative is the Law School’s recognition of its opportunity and obligation to lead through ongoing changes in the legal profession.

 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Future of the Profession Initiative affiliates with Access to Justice Tech Fellows and welcomes its first Innovator in Residence, Miguel Willis 

November 12, 2020

Miguel Willis joins FPI as its inaugural Innovator in Residence and the initiative will partner with Access to Justice Tech Fellows.

 

Jim Sandman L’76 joins Law School as Distinguished Lecturer and Senior Consultant to the Future of the Profession Initiative 

August 19, 2020

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School announced that President Emeritus of the Legal Services Corporation (“LSC”) Jim Sandman L’76 will deepen his relationship with the Law School through his new role as Distinguished Lecturer and Senior Consultant to the Future of the Profession Initiative (“FPI”).