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Ending Gender-Based Violence 

June 22, 2022

A project initiated at the Global Institute for Human Rights aims to provide relief for survivors of gender-based violence in Brazil – and eventually around the world.

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Environmental Justice Advocates 

May 26, 2022

The Environmental Law Project (ELP) is dedicated to environmental law and policy, fighting climate change, and advancing environmental justice

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Fighting Mass Incarceration 

May 12, 2022

Catherine Kearney C’12, L’22 has been named a 2022 Law School Partnership Project Fellow with Gideon’s Promise.

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AI & Inequities 

May 11, 2022

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

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Impactful Alumni in Public Service 

May 10, 2022

Jessica Feierman L’00, Deuel Ross L’09, and Kristen Dama L’07 were recently honored at the Toll Public Interest Center’s Alumni Impact Awards dinner.

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Enhancing Police Accountability and Performance 

April 12, 2022

One of Quattrone Fellow Taeho Kim’s recent projects studied the effects of body cameras on law enforcement outcomes.

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Regulation, Social Justice, and Medicine 

April 6, 2022

Sharswood Fellow Allison M. Whelan’s research focuses on the roles of agencies, legislatures, the courts, and the executive in regulating the distribution of and access to medicines and medical services.

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Amplifying Community Voices for Environmental Justice 

April 5, 2022

Valerie Baron L’12, LPS’13 works alongside communities most affected by the agriculture industry, helping to protect and preserve their rights.

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Data-Driven Support for Labor Equity 

March 31, 2022

Elizabeth Shackney L’24, MUSA’24 co-authors a report on improving equity in the federal oversight of employers who hire migrant workers on H-2A visas.

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Immigration and refugee justice advocacy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 

March 1, 2022

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law students have an amalgam of academic and experiential opportunities to prepare them for careers fighting for immigration and refugee justice.

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