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‘Where Is the Outrage? 

March 21, 2023

The Future of the Profession Initiative’s Jim Sandman L’76 recently discussed strategies to close the civil justice gap.

Centers & Institutes, Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Pennsylvania State Government Leadership 

March 15, 2023

Three Penn Carey Law alumni have accepted high-level leadership roles in Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro’s administration.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Public Interest 

An Ethos of Service 

February 20, 2023

Penn Carey Law has a long history of teaching students how to incorporate service into legal work.

Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Stalwart Pro Bono Service 

February 13, 2023

Victoria A. Joseph C’11, L’17 has prioritized building a practice that centers public service — including work on the historic prosecution of former police officers involved in George Floyd’s murder.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Hands-On Criminal Defense Experience 

February 9, 2023

For students in last fall’s Criminal Defense Clinic, learning the law went hand-in-hand with successfully defending the constitutional rights of two separate clients.

Criminal Law & Justice, Experiential Learning, Public Interest 

Award-Winning Dedication to Equal Access to Justice 

February 8, 2023

Su Ming Yeh L’04 has received the Philadelphia Bar Foundation award in recognition of her staunch commitment to public service.

Public Interest 

The Case for Affirmative Action 

February 7, 2023

ARC Justice Clinic Director Cara McClellan GEd’12 discusses how affirmative action benefits institutions in this Q&A with Penn Today.

Experiential Learning, Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Defending Democracy 

February 6, 2023

Through the Cozen Family Voting Rights Fellowship, Penn Carey Law graduates will spend two years advocating for and protecting the democratic process.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Public Interest 

Unwavering Commitment to Service 

February 1, 2023

United by an ethos of service, Penn Carey Law’s public interest community cuts across sectors and legal specialties to effect positive change.

Centers & Institutes, Public Interest 

Advocating for Racial and Civil Justice 

January 30, 2023

On February 3, the ARC Justice Clinic will launch with a day of events geared toward the continued fight for racial and social justice.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Experiential Learning, Public Interest, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Remembering Evan J. Chyun L’08 

December 19, 2022

The Evan J. Chyun L’08 Endowed Fund will honor Chyun’s lifelong dedication to social justice advocacy.

Criminal Law & Justice, Institutional Highlights, Public Interest 

2023 Skadden Fellowships 

December 6, 2022

Makayla Harrison C’18, L’23, GEd’23 and Bridget Lavender L’21, SPP’21 have attained competitive Skadden Fellowships to support the launch of their careers as public interest advocates.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Cross-Disciplinary, Public Interest, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion