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Fighting Mass Incarceration 

May 12, 2022

Catherine Kearney C’12, L’22 has been named a 2022 Law School Partnership Project Fellow with Gideon’s Promise.

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Historic fundraising and engagement campaign solidifies and enhances ‘The Power of Penn Law’ 

January 10, 2022

“The Power of Penn Law” campaign is the Law School’s most successful fundraising and engagement effort to date.

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Fellowship experience: Jesse McGleughlin L’20 

December 15, 2021

Jesse McGleughlin L’20 is the recipient of Toll Public Interest Fellowship and works at the Southern Center for Human Rights.

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Fellowship experience: Peter Jones L’20 

December 10, 2021

Jones is a Catalyst Fellow at the Environmental Defense Center.

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Fellowship experience: Emily Kyle L’20 

December 9, 2021

Kyle was a Catalyst Fellow with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) and has transitioned to a position as Staff Attorney.

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

August 24, 2021

After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.

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Margaret Zhang L’15 advocates for pregnancy and lactation rights at the Women’s Law Project 

August 23, 2021

Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.

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Pathways to the Profession: Noor Irshaidat L’23 

August 19, 2021

Noor Irshaidat L’23 interned with both Lockton Re and with P.R.I.M.E. Finance in The Hague, the latter through the Global Justice Fellowship.

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Equal Justice Works Fellow Kate DiVasto L’21 centers young people’s voices in her advocacy 

August 17, 2021

In May 2021, DiVasto was announced as one of 77 law school graduates selected to serve as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the 2021 Fellowship class.

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Rekha Nair L’12 named Executive Director of the Phoenix Legal Action Network 

August 16, 2021

For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.

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JD fellows to fight for civil and criminal justice and broad, systemic change 

August 12, 2021

The fellows’ work will be supported by several organizations including Equal Justice Works; Independence Foundation; Langer, Grogan, and Diver Foundation in Social Justice; Skadden Foundation; Toll Foundation; and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

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