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

September 17

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.
constitution day, constitution, Faculty, Featured, Legal History, Local, Philosophy, Research, Tertiary features 

Lauren Davis L’21 advocates for safe and healthy housing in Philadelphia through Independence Fellowship 

August 24

After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Featured, Fellowships, Local, PI Fellowships, Pro Bono, Public Service, Tertiary features, Transnational 

Dwayne Bensing GED’09, L’12: From Philadelphia public school teacher to civil rights advocate 

August 10

Dwayne Bensing GED’09, L’12 is a Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Delaware focusing on policy advocacy.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Featured, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Local, Mediation, Public Service 

Prof. Tobias Wolff cautions that Fulton v. City of Philadelphia decision could have broad implications on how government agencies operate 

June 17

Prof. Wolff pushes back on early characterizations of the Supreme Court decision as a narrow ruling.
Conlaw, faculty perspectives, Faculty, Local, SCOTUS 

Local team takes home coveted Spirit Award only one year after Dustin Webster ML’21 spearheaded Philadelphia’s first-ever Regional High School Ethics Bowl 

June 8

ML Program Executive Director Catharine Restrepo L’93 delivered opening remarks, and ML Program Coordinator Kait Johnstone and Director of Operations Natalie Green served as competition judges last year and this year, respectively.
Alumni, Local, ML 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School announces Harold Cramer Memorial Scholarship Program in partnership with Penn National Gaming 

May 26

The scholarship program will support the Law School’s Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program that provides financial assistance to veterans pursuing a Juris Doctor degree.
Alumni, Law School, Local, Scholarships 

Law School coordinates virtual global learning experience despite the COVID-19 pandemic 

May 19

During a time when international travel was impossible for many, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law students could still log into an international classroom – without leaving their homes.
Alumni, coronavirus, Curriculum, International, Local, Students 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Troutman Pepper partner to address dearth of immigration lawyers 

May 11

Through the Toll Public Interest Center, Law School students work with Troutman Pepper’s Pepper Center for Public Service on pro bono immigration cases.
Faculty, Immigration, Local, Pro Bono, Public Service, Students, TPIC 

Law School partners with U.S. Army War College to hold International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise 

May 10

The ISCNE is designed to engage and educate law students in the process of crisis negotiation at the highest strategic level.
Curriculum, Faculty, Government, International, Local, Students 

Apratim Vidyarthi L’22 wins Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts Annual Law Student Writing Competition 

May 7

The winning essay of Apratim Vidyarthi L’22 explored the question: “Why Should Pennsylvania Focus on Increasing Diversity in its State Appellate Court Judiciary?”
Awards, Local, Students 

Conor Lamb C’06 L’09 recognized nationally for his leadership during Capitol crisis 

January 15

Since last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa) C’06 L’09 has taken the lead in denouncing the actions of those who stormed the Capitol.
Alumni, Government, Local