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Election to American Law Institute 

January 8, 2024

Dean Sophia Lee and Prof. Jasmine Harris join more than two dozen University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School colleagues as ALI members.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History 

Distinguished Faculty Retirements 

December 13, 2023

Two distinguished faculty members have retired from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Sarah Barringer Gordon and Doug Frenkel W’68, L’72.

Institutional Highlights, Legal Culture & History 

Innovation in Practice 

November 17, 2023

Students reach across disciplinary boundaries to reimagine our legal institutions in Penn Carey Law’s future-looking course, “Innovation in Practice.”

Courts & the Judicial System, Cross-Disciplinary, Experiential Learning, Legal Culture & History 

Circumvention of Law and the Hidden Logic Behind It 

September 6, 2023

In a new article, Prof. Leo Katz explains why “there is simply no reasonable alternative” to an extremely manipulable legal system.

Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

The History of Juneteenth 

June 19, 2023

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt discusses the history and significance of Juneteenth in a new documentary and in an interview at Penn Today.

Cross-Disciplinary, Legal Culture & History, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

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 

Lessons on Diplomacy 

April 28, 2023

After spending a semester studying women’s international human rights, Penn Carey Law students visited the UN Headquarters in New York.

Experiential Learning, Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Lawyers Leading ESG 

April 13, 2023

Penn Carey Law’s thought leadership in the ESG sphere uniquely prepares our students to enter this rapidly evolving field of business law.

Cross-Disciplinary, Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

‘The Nation that Never Was’ 

March 15, 2023

In The Nation that Never Was, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt provides an alternate understanding of American identity.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

The Founding and Re-Founding of America 

March 7, 2023

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt discusses his book, The Nation That Never Was, with Robin Lindley at George Washington University’s History News Network.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History 

The True Birthday of Modern America 

March 2, 2023

At the Los Angeles Times, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt argues that March 2 is the true birthday of Modern America.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

Lincoln the Lawyer 

February 13, 2023

The Law School’s statue of President Abraham Lincoln was sculpted by Civil War veteran George Bissell.

Institutional Highlights, Legal Culture & History