Black Excellence in Leadership, Scholarship, & Advocacy
In honor of Black History Month, explore some of the myriad examples of Black excellence in leadership, scholarship, advocacy, and activism across Penn Carey Law.
Art and Architecture: Lincoln the Lawyer
The Law School’s statue of President Abraham Lincoln was sculpted by Civil War veteran George Bissell.
Art and Architecture: Edwin R. Keedy
The Law School’s annual moot court competition is named in honor of Edwin R. Keedy.
Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A collection of resources and events that honor Dr. King, celebrate the advances in our nation’s civil rights, and examine the work still to be done.
Art and Architecture: George Sharswood C’1823
The Sharswood Fellowship was created in 2007 to encourage scholars committed to entering a career in legal academia.
Art and Architecture: Judge Norma Shapiro L’51
The Honorable Norma Shapiro L’51 was appointed to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1978, becoming the first female judge in the Third Circuit.
Art and Architecture: James Wilson
In addition to founding the Law School, James Wilson was a member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, framer of the U.S. Constitution, and one of the original U.S. Supreme Court justices.
2022 Year in Review
A look back at some of the top news stories at Penn Carey Law in 2022.
Remembering Evan J. Chyun L’08
The Evan J. Chyun L’08 Endowed Fund will honor Chyun’s lifelong dedication to social justice advocacy.
Q&A with President Magill
In this Q&A, University President Liz Magill discusses her legal and leadership experience — including one of her favorite memories from clerking for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
U.S. News Participation
Penn Carey Law has issued a statement regarding the institution’s participation in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings.
Cross-Disciplinary Innovation in Action
Penn Carey Law facilitates ample opportunity for cross-disciplinary exploration, positioning our students to gain critical insight on the most cutting-edge areas of contemporary law.