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The U.S. and International Disability Law 

September 13, 2022

At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, MBE’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, International & Comparative Law, Research and Scholarship, Student Journals & Organizations 

Historic SCOTUS Confirmation 

April 8, 2022

Penn Carey Law reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States as the country’s first Black woman justice.


Black Women Leaders 

April 4, 2022

Simone Hunter-Hobson L’23, Chayla Sherrod L’23, and Layla June West L’23 are making history as the editors-in-chief at three of the Law School’s journals. Photo: Elizabeth Robertson / The Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Photographer

Research and Scholarship 

Daniella Cass C’19, L’22 to clerk for Justice Samuel A. Alito during the 2024-2025 term 

March 14, 2022

Following clerkship positions in the Eleventh and Third Circuits, Cass will clerk for the Supreme Court Justice during the 2024-2025 term.


At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Prof. Claire Finkelstein explores the issue of presidential immunity 

March 7, 2022

“[I]mmunity from criminal prosecution for a sitting President would undermine all other forms of accountability …”

Research and Scholarship 

Law School and Biddle Law Library celebrate 10 million legal scholarship downloads 

December 2, 2021

In the past year alone, nearly two million papers have been downloaded from the Law School’s Legal Scholarship Repository.


Myles Lynch L’20 explores federal and state official qualifications in forthcoming article in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 

September 14, 2021

Lynch explores the provision that prohibits those who have violated their oath to uphold our Constitution from holding any federal or state office.


Legal scholarship of Jessica Rizzo L’21 published in three law journals 

July 29, 2021

Rizzo’s recently published pieces span constitutional, environmental, family, and intellectual property law.

Environmental Law 

Peter Jacobs L’22 draws on journalism background in forthcoming Comment on freedom of the press 

May 25, 2021

Peter Jacobs L’22 draws on his experience as a journalist in exploring freedom of the press issues that have arisen since the George Floyd protests.


Law School’s Journal of Constitutional Law among country’s most cited and impactful legal journals 

September 17, 2020

In addition to committing to publishing five issues annually, including Fall and Spring online supplements to the print edition, JCL also sponsors a yearly symposium on a cutting-edge topic of constitutional law and featuring notable constitutional law scholars.


Penn Law Journal of Constitutional Law holds annual symposium on student activism 

January 28, 2019

The Symposium was titled Tinker at 50: Student Activism on Campus. Mary Beth Tinker, one of the named plaintiffs in the Tinker Supreme Court case, delivered the keynote address on student activism.