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Justice for Domestic Violence Survivors 

June 27, 2022

Equal Justice Works Fellow Corina Scott L’22 will advocate for the rights of incarcerated domestic violence survivors eligible for re-sentencing or a new trial in New York.

Criminal Law & Justice, Public Interest 

Prof. Tobias Wolff explains the Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill and a Texas directive on transgender children 

March 24, 2022

Wolff is the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law and Deputy Dean for Equity and Inclusion at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Presidential Prof. Lisa Fairfax to introduce Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at SCOTUS confirmation hearings 

March 21, 2022

Fairfax and Brown Jackson have been friends since rooming together at Harvard, both undergrad and in law school.

Research and Scholarship 

Prof. Claire Finkelstein’s scholarship is instrumental in the House passage of an amendment to the Protecting Our Democracy Act 

January 7, 2022

The amendment to the Act, proposed by Congressman Raskin, was closely based on Finkelstein’s proposal, co-authored by Richard Painter.

Research and Scholarship