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Karen Tani Has Received the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course for Her Exceptional Torts Course 

June 3, 2024

Karen Tani won the Penn Carey Law A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course for her Fall 2023 Torts course, taught last fall out of her own co-authored and open-access casebook.

 

Penn Ph.D. Candidate Kimberly White Awarded Littleton-Griswold Research Grant From the American Historical Association 

June 3, 2024

Ph.D. candidate Kimberly White won a Littleton-Griswold research grant from the American Historical Association for her dissertation Liminal Migrants: Undocumented West Indians’ Quests for Autonomy in Mid- to Late 20th-Century New York City. 

 

An Interview With Ada Maria Kuskowski About Her Recently Published Book 

April 25, 2024

The New Books Network recently published an interview hosted by Miranda Melcher with Ada Kuskowski about her new book, Vernacular Law: Writing and the Reinvention of Customary Law in Medieval France (Cambridge University Press, 2022). 

 

Hardeep Dhillon’s Recent Article In Time 

April 25, 2024

Hardeep Dhillon recently published an article in Time titled, “What Was Revealed When British Officials Calculated How Much a Colonial Subject’s Life Was Worth”. 

 

Serena Mayeri Published an Article in the Journal of American Constitutional History 

April 16, 2024

“The Critical Role of History After Dobbs” by Serena Mayeri is published in the Journal of American Constitutional History. In this article she critiques the current Supreme Court majority’s “history-and-tradition” methodology and offers a very different vision of history’s role in constitutional interpretation. 

 

Hardeep Dhillon’s Recent Article in The Historical Journal 

April 16, 2024

Hardeep Dhillon’s recently published an article in The Historical Journal entitled “Imperial Violence, Law, and Compensation in the Age of Empire, 1919–1922” which is available online by Cambridge University Press. 

 

The Indian Express Highlights Hardeep Dhillon’s Research in New Article 

April 15, 2024

Hardeep Dhillon interviewed with indianexpress.com to speak about her research on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. 

 

Karen Tani Co-Authored an Article Recently Published by The Yale Law Journal 

April 15, 2024

Karen Tani co-authored “Disability and the Ongoing Federalism Revolution” with Katie Eyer. This article was published by The Yale Law Journal in the January 2024 issue. 

 

Hardeep Dhillon Co-Organized Symposium by the ASAM Program and Department of History 

April 15, 2024

Hardeep Dhillon co-organized the 1924: Asian Exclusion and the Making of Immigrant America Symposium on February 23, 2024. This event was presented by the Asian American Studies Program and co-sponsored by Penn History Department, Penn Migration Initiative, Penn Carey Law, and The Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration. 

 

The Journal of American Constitutional History’s Article by Serena Mayeri 

April 15, 2024

The Journal of American Constitutional History recently published an article by Serena Mayeri entitled “The Critical Role of History after Dobbs”.   

 

Karen Tani Delivered a Keynote Speech at Stanford Law School 

April 15, 2024

Professor Tani will discuss themes from her book project, Costed Out: Governing Through Disability in the Late Twentieth-Century U.S.