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Fighting for Families 

June 27, 2022

Equal Justice Works Fellow Marissa Schwartz L’22 will advocate for survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

Family Law & Child Advocacy, Public Interest 

Environmental Justice Advocates 

May 26, 2022

The Environmental Law Project (ELP) is dedicated to environmental law and policy, fighting climate change, and advancing environmental justice

Environmental Law, Research and Scholarship 

Continuing Judicial Education 

April 28, 2022

Law School faculty regularly coordinate Continuing Judicial Education programming to help Pennsylvania judges stay abreast of cutting-edge legal issues.


Centering Youth Voices 

April 19, 2022

Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic students represent their youth clients on a range of issues including dependency, custody, and education matters.


Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders 

April 11, 2022

Merck Board of Directors Exec. Chairman Kenneth C. Frazier, widely recognized for his social justice and economic inclusion advocacy, will deliver the 2022 commencement address.

Institutional Highlights 

Penn Today speaks with Penn’s Interim President Wendell Pritchett 

February 23, 2022

Pritchett will serve as Penn’s Interim President until Liz Magill takes the helm July 1.


Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students work with local business owners toward neighborhood revitalization 

February 21, 2022

ELC students gain valuable hands-on legal practice while supporting organic economic growth in local neighborhoods.


In Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed, Prof. David Hoffman, Jordan Konell L’22, and Luke McCartney L’23 advocate for rental lease template to help prevent disputes 

February 8, 2022

Access to a plain language, easy-to-understand guide with legally valid terms would bring much-needed stability and fairness to the start of the rental process for both sides.

Research and Scholarship 

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

January 17, 2022

A collection of resources and events that honor Dr. King, celebrate the advances in our nation’s civil rights, and examine the work still to be done.


Cozen O’Connor renames 1L Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship to honor the legacy of Bernard Lee L’77 

January 13, 2022

Lee was one of the longest-tenured Black attorneys of his generation to ascend to the highest ranks of the Am Law 100.


Clinic students hone vital interpersonal skills during legal simulations with trained actors 

December 22, 2021

Trained actors assist law students to practice their legal representation skills before jumping into real-world work.


Lecturer in Law Jennifer Arbittier Williams C’92, L’95 secures Dougherty and Henon convictions 

November 19, 2021

Williams is the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Lecturer in Law at the Law School.