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At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid? 

March 22, 2022

Morse’s persuasive essay is in response to  Responsible Brains, a book authored by William Hirstein, Katrina L. Sifferd, and Tyler K. Fagan of Elmhurst College.

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Prof. Anita Allen to receive the Philip L. Quinn Prize, the American Philosophical Association’s highest honor 

December 14, 2021

Prof. Allen served as President of the APA’s Eastern Division in 2018-19 – the organization’s first Black woman president.

Anita L. Allen, article archive, Awards, Cross-Disciplinary, Faculty, Philosophy, Research and Scholarship 

‘Law of Autonomous Vehicles’ course challenges students to engage in emerging legal field 

November 1, 2021

In one of our newest courses, students engage in vibrant discussions at the nexus of law, philosophy, rapidly-growing business sectors, and cutting-edge technological innovation.

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

September 17, 2021

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.

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Berman named fellow at Princeton’s University Center for Human Values 

May 19, 2017

Penn Law professor Mitchell Berman has been named a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University for the 2017–2018 academic year.

Awards, Cross Disciplinary, Faculty, Fellowships, Philosophy 

New Penn Law professor Mitchell Berman discusses the surprising ties between instant replay and legal theory 

October 27, 2014

New faculty member Mitchell Berman talks about constitutional interpretation, how the NFL’s instant replay system illustrates important tenants of legal theory, and his impressions of Penn Law and Philadelphia.

Conlaw, Criminal Law, Cross Disciplinary, Faculty, Philosophy 

CERL hosts conference, “Cyberwar and the Rule of Law,” Oct. 15 

October 8, 2012

The conference brings together leading authorities in the law, technology, and ethics to address the threat of cyberwarfare.

CERL, Events, Government, Human Rights, ILP, International, News, Philosophy, Research, Tech Law 

CERL launch event convenes experts to examine key trends, questions in national security law 

September 12, 2012

On the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Penn Law hosted the inaugural event for the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) in Fitts Auditorium.

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