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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 

Lawyers Leading ESG 

April 13, 2023

Penn Carey Law’s thought leadership in the ESG sphere uniquely prepares our students to enter this rapidly evolving field of business law.

Cross-Disciplinary, Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

What Does ChatGPT Mean For Us? 

March 24, 2023

The Future of the Profession Initiative recently hosted a conversation with leading experts to separate the hype from reality of ChatGPT.

Centers & Institutes, Cross-Disciplinary, IP & Technology Law 

‘Where Is the Outrage?’ 

March 21, 2023

The Future of the Profession Initiative’s Jim Sandman L’76 recently discussed strategies to close the civil justice gap.

Centers & Institutes, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Honoring Lifetime Achievement 

November 23, 2022

The American Lawyer has honored Jim Sandman L’76 with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Leading Legal Profession Innovation 

November 4, 2022

The Future of the Profession Initiative’s new interdisciplinary, problem-solving lab will address the most significant challenges facing the American legal profession.

Institutional Highlights 

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.

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.


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.