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Driving Systemic Change to Prevent Domestic Violence Fatalities 

June 6, 2023

The Quattrone Center and the City of San Francisco have released a report recommending policies and procedures to reduce domestic violence-related fatalities.

Criminal Law & Justice, Family Law & Child Advocacy, Research and Scholarship 

Serving Black Communities Across the Globe 

May 31, 2023

This year, the Black Law Student Association traveled to Ghana to engage with local lawyers as they worked to build their firm’s pro bono practice.

Experiential Learning, International & Comparative Law, Legal Culture & History, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Prison Legal Education Project 

April 24, 2023

By bringing legal education to prisons, the Prison Legal Education Project supports incarcerated individuals to lead their own successful legal advocacy.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Leading the Process for Systemic Policing Change 

April 19, 2023

The Quattrone Center has released of the final set of recommendations from a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of incidents during protests following the murder of George Floyd.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Honoring Dedication to Public Service 

March 30, 2023

The Honorable Aida Waserstein L’73, who came to the United States as a Jewish Cuban refugee and is also a children’s book author, was recently inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame.

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Sustainable Infrastructure and Energy 

March 20, 2023

Project Green Swan, co-developed by Mehrnoosh Aryanpour SJD’25, has been named winner of the Lauder Institute’s 2023 Jacobson Global Venture Award.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Cross-Disciplinary, Environmental Law, International & Comparative Law 

Gender Justice Advocates 

March 8, 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Penn Carey Law is proud to highlight dedicated advocates working tirelessly in the crucial fight for gender justice around the world.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

An Ethos of Service 

February 20, 2023

Penn Carey Law has a long history of teaching students how to incorporate service into legal work.

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Experiential Education with Impact 

February 20, 2023

As lead counsel, Penn Carey Law students engaged in Gittis Legal Clinics achieve positive, impactful outcomes for their clients.

Experiential Learning 

‘The Unfinished Work of Abolition’ 

February 17, 2023

The Advocacy for Racial and Civil (ARC) Justice Clinic was recently launched with a symposium centered on the crucial, ongoing work toward a more equitable society.

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Stalwart Pro Bono Service 

February 13, 2023

Victoria A. Joseph C’11, L’17 has prioritized building a practice that centers public service — including work on the historic prosecution of former police officers involved in George Floyd’s murder.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Hands-On Criminal Defense Experience 

February 9, 2023

For students in last fall’s Criminal Defense Clinic, learning the law went hand-in-hand with successfully defending the constitutional rights of two separate clients.

Criminal Law & Justice, Experiential Learning