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Commemorating Constitution Day 

September 16, 2022

In celebration of Constitution Day, we are highlighting Penn Carey Law’s recent insights, analysis, and observations on today’s most pressing constitutional issues.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal Culture & History 

‘A Crisis and an Opportunity’ 

August 25, 2022

Devontae Torriente L’24 sees potential for growth, progress, and optimism amidst a significant departure from established constitutional precedent.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Experiential Learning, Legal Culture & History 

The Real Birth of a Nation 

July 4, 2022

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt argues that we should celebrate the birth of the U.S. on the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address to celebrate the ideal of equality for all.

Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

Historic Debt Restructuring 

May 10, 2022

Prof. Skeel chaired the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, known locally as “la Junta.”

Law & Economics, Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

Antitrust from a Historical Perspective 

May 2, 2022

At ProMarket, Prof. Hovenkamp writes about a recently unearthed memo from George Stigler and Richard Posner to the Reagan administration.

Legal Culture & History, Research and Scholarship 

Remembering Founding Father James Wilson, Law School founder, on Constitution Day 

September 17, 2021

In addition to founding the Law School, 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.

Legal Culture & History 

Tsiwen Law L’84 and his lifelong dedication to securing Asian American civil rights 

August 26, 2021

Tsiwen Law L’84 has been an Asian American civil rights activist for decades, dating to the anti-Vietnam War movement in the late 1960s.

Legal Culture & History 

BLSA Conference 33rd Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference: “Hidden Truths: Addressing a 13th Amendment Ambiguity that Created America’s Carceral State” 

March 16, 2021

The event brought together scholars and leading experts in the fields of law, sociology, and civil rights to engage in a robust conversation about the roots of mass incarceration and the prison abolition movement.

Legal Culture & History