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Law School holds graduation ceremony for 39 Spring Start LLM graduates from 20 countries 

December 9, 2021

The in-person ceremony with the option of remote attendance will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021.

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Even during COVID-19, study abroad students hone comparative legal skills and build global networks 

December 2, 2021

Kevin Matthews L’21 and Andrew Timmick L’21 studied at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) in Paris during the pandemic.

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Spike in child marriages may be ‘the most disturbing fallout of the Taliban takeover’ 

November 30, 2021

De Silva de Alwis explains why there has been an increase in marriages of underage girls in Afghanistan and what could be done to improve girls’ lives.

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Cherie Blair gives voices to students in the ‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ seminar 

November 29, 2021

Blair discussed Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which works with “challenging stereotypes holding women entrepreneurs back from success and equality.”

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University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School LLMs host annual Thanksgiving dinner 

November 24, 2021

Every year, LLM students put their casebooks aside for a day to enjoy one another’s company and share a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner.

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Adnan Zulfiqar L’08 on Islamic law and his path to legal academia 

November 4, 2021

Zulfiqar is an Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School and helped draft and implement criminal codes in the Maldives and Somalia.

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