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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 

Environmental Justice Advocates 

May 26, 2022

The Environmental Law Project (ELP) is dedicated to environmental law and policy, fighting climate change, and advancing environmental justice

Research and Scholarship 

Impactful Alumni in Public Service 

May 10, 2022

Jessica Feierman L’00, Deuel Ross L’09, and Kristen Dama L’07 were recently honored at the Toll Public Interest Center’s Alumni Impact Awards dinner.

 

Cross-Disciplinary LGBTQ Certificate 

May 9, 2022

The new, formalized, cross-disciplinary program will enable students to study LGBTQ+ issues from multiple perspectives.

 

Continuing Judicial Education 

April 28, 2022

Law School faculty regularly coordinate Continuing Judicial Education programming to help Pennsylvania judges stay abreast of cutting-edge legal issues.

 

Championing Health Care Equity and Justice 

April 25, 2022

For Michelle Banker L’10, Director of Reproductive Rights and Health Litigation at the National Women’s Law Center, “reproductive healthcare is healthcare.”

 

The Future of International Law 

April 12, 2022

Students joined peers from 13 other leading law schools virtually to explore the future of international law at the 10th annual Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program.

 

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders 

April 11, 2022

Merck Board of Directors Exec. Chairman Kenneth C. Frazier, widely recognized for his social justice and economic inclusion advocacy, will deliver the 2022 commencement address.

Institutional Highlights 

Amplifying Community Voices for Environmental Justice 

April 5, 2022

Valerie Baron L’12, LPS’13 works alongside communities most affected by the agriculture industry, helping to protect and preserve their rights.