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Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger 

April 18, 2024

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

International & Comparative Law 

The Sexualized Dimensions of Torture in the Independent International Commission of Inquiry Report on Ukraine and Survivor-Centric Justice 

April 8, 2024

The scale of conflict-related sexual violence has created a new public reckoning on the sexual dimension of torture in Ukraine and other parts of the world.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

‘Climate Change Is a Man-Made Problem with a Feminist Solution’ 

March 8, 2024

Hayley Fitzgerald-Smith L’24 and Dorothy Ayitey LLM’24 share their reflections on Rangita de Silva de Alwis’ remarks at the 87th session of the CEDAW.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

Feminization of Poverty and Women’s Leadership 

March 8, 2024

Rangita de Silva de Alwis encourages UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2024 anti-poverty policymakers to “give women’s leadership and decision-making a fresh look.”

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law, Research and Scholarship 

A Passport to American Legal Practice 

January 23, 2024

About 20 percent of Penn Carey Law’s LLM class participate in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program after graduation.

International & Comparative Law 

Special Advisor to the UK Parliamentary Committee on Gender Apartheid 

January 11, 2024

Rangita de Silva de Alwis will also help guide draft language on gender apartheid on General Recommendation 40 of the Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) treaty.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

How Will Philadelphia Finance Climate Change? 

December 26, 2023

Although cities will need $5.4 trillion annually through 2030 to combat climate change, they are currently receiving just 1% of those funds, writes Prof. Bill Burke-White.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, International & Comparative Law 

Sexual Violence as a Tactic of War 

December 22, 2023

“If we take gender justice out of the criminal justice system, we are left with a system that only serves the criminal,” writes Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

Examining the UN Secretary General’s Independent Assessment of Afghanistan Submitted to the Security Council Under Resolution 2679 of 2023 

December 4, 2023

“At the heart of the gender equality project,” writes Senior Adjunct Professor of Global Leadership Rangita de Silva de Alwis, “is the full and equal right to education of women and girls.”

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

International Law at the Department of Justice 

November 27, 2023

As an extern with the Department of Justice, Olivia Rosenzweig L’23 worked on projects in the Office of Foreign Litigation and the Office of International Judicial Assistance.

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Public–Private Partnerships in Real Estate Law 

November 10, 2023

Quentin Mansfield L’25 writes, “The experiences and insights garnered in London reinforced the belief that with the right legal and policy framework, individual and community efforts can indeed shape large-scale urban development projects.”

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Patchwork in the Polders 

November 8, 2023

Riann Winget L’24 learned more about Amsterdam’s housing crisis during her ILR fellowship.

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession