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Increasing Access to Justice 

July 19, 2022

The Access to Justice Tech Fellows Program mobilizes law students across the country to generate pathbreaking ways to increase access to justice for the most vulnerable communities.

Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Public Interest Essay Competition Renamed 

July 14, 2022

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review has renamed its annual essay competition to honor Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts.

Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

LLM Public Interest Fellowships 

June 28, 2022

Three LLM graduates are among those in the Class of 2022 who have secured public interest fellowships.

Public Interest 

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 

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.

Public Interest 

Pro Bono Service Recognition Dinner 2018 

April 25, 2018

Members of Penn Law’s public interest community gathered together in an annual celebration of public service and exemplary achievements in pro bono.


PI Week Recap: Where Do We Go from Here? Positive Action in Uncertain Times 

March 14, 2018

Honorary Fellow-in-Residence Juan Cartagena and guest speaker Cecilia Wang discuss strategies for successful advocacy during TPIC’s 10th annual public interest week.


Model Policy Fellow discusses intellectual property, promotes government service 

December 18, 2017

Shira Perlmutter L ’83 visited Penn Law this fall semester as part of the Leo Model Foundation fellows program.


Liz Booth L’13 strives to empower survivors of domestic and sexual violence 

April 4, 2014

Liz Booth discusses her work with Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, working to expand awareness of local protections for tenants who have experienced domestic violence and sexual violence.


Jesse Krohn L’11 on representing indigent teen parents 

April 4, 2014

Jesse Krohn L’11, a staff attorney at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, discusses her work in the family law unit providing direct representation to indigent teen parents on matters of child support and custody, protection from abuse, and access to public benefits.


Nate Vogel L’11 discusses his work as Legislative Counsel at New York Civil Liberties Union 

July 17, 2013

Nate Vogel L’11 discusses his work as Legislative Counsel at New York Civil Liberties Union and explores how his experiences at Penn Law led him to advocate for civil liberties.


Environmental Law Project addresses unmet needs of environmental preservation and justice 

March 14, 2013

The Environmental Law Project (ELP) engages Penn Law students through student-run pro bono research projects to actively address unmet needs of environmental preservation and justice locally, regionally, and nationally through support for legislative advocacy, community lawyering, and policy research.