As the Docs Program undertakes visual work on behalf of lifers incarcerated for decades because they are ineligible for parole, we confront a ban on photographing and filming in prisons. Prison Portraits may be useful in providing not only a way to deal with the ban, but also an argument why it is wrong.
Collective Trauma, Transitional Justice and Two Documentaries about Philadelphia’s Confrontation with MOVE
As “Let the Fire Burn” (2013) and “The Bombing of Osage Avenue” (1987) show in very different ways, May 13, 1985 was a traumatic day in the history of police/citizen relations in Philadelphia. Its legacy is reflected in contemporary controversies over race relations in America.
Law School faculty share their insights into how 9/11 has impacted the law, particularly in their areas of expertise:
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
A recipient of the Mead Fellowship, Trevor Stankiewicz L’23 is interning at Fortify Rights, a global nonprofit that works to ensure human rights for all people.
The work of Hugh Fitzgibbon LLM’21 and Meri Baghdasaryan LLM’21 is supported by the Law School’s LLM Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship.
Policy Lab on Global Sexual Harassment Lawmaking submits model codes to the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency
The model codes address “gender-based harassment in the virtual world of work.”
Upon graduation, eighteen 2021 graduates will pursue important and diverse public interest work with the support of prestigious fellowship funding.