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.
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
Three University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students receive scholarships honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Alexander, the first Black woman to earn her degree from the Law School.
Upcoming Penn Law Review article about auto safety in the age of the SUV by John Saylor L’22 cited in piece about electric vehicles: The New Yorker
The Law School remembers and honors the legacy of Lani Guinier, who taught here from 1988 and 1998 and passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.
Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974
In February 2021, the Law School announced three full-tuition scholarships to honor the legacy of Alexander.
In the past year alone, nearly two million papers have been downloaded from the Law School’s Legal Scholarship Repository.
A Thing With Feathers is a work of original literary fiction that explores the nature of the highest love humans are capable of attaining: “soulmate love.”
Olivia Bethea L’21 argues for intellectual property reparations for African American inventors in forthcoming essay
Bethea’s “The Unmaking of ‘Black Bill Gates’: How the U.S. Patent System Failed African American Inventors” will be published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online.
Meghan Downey L’21 argues for a totality of the circumstances approach for habeas petitions in forthcoming article
Downey’s article was developed during a federal habeas corpus course at the Law School and will appear in the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law.
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
The fellows’ work will be supported by several organizations including Equal Justice Works; Independence Foundation; Langer, Grogan, and Diver Foundation in Social Justice; Skadden Foundation; Toll Foundation; and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.