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‘Stop Decriminalising Crime’ 

July 10, 2024

“When a gap opens between what the law punishes and what society believes should be punished, people lose respect for the law and are more likely to violate it,” writes Prof. Paul H. Robinson and Jeffrey Seaman L’27.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

‘The Supreme Court Creates a Lawless Presidency’ 

July 2, 2024

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw writes that none of the Supreme Court’s precedents supports the Trump immunity decision.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

‘Officers’ Failure to Appear in Court Undermines Justice’ 

June 14, 2024

Prof. Sandy Mayson advocates holding police departments responsible for their officers’ appearances in court.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

‘Weaponizing Fitness to Serve Is Undermining Our Democracy’ 

May 17, 2024

At The Hill, Prof. Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon SP2’23, L’24 write that “some politicians find success in being transparent about disability, but it requires diligence and defense.”

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Distinguished Lecture on Jurisprudence 

May 15, 2024

Prof. Anita L. Allen will deliver the 2024 HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford.

Cross-Disciplinary, Ethics, Research and Scholarship 

Significant Public Defender Shortage 

May 13, 2024

The Quattrone Center’s Prof. Paul Heaton has found that statewide, public defenders are experiencing a substantial personnel shortfall. 

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Amicus Urges Supreme Court to Reject Trump’s Immunity Claims 

April 25, 2024

Prof. Claire Finkelstein, along with 14 national security and military experts, has filed an amicus brief in Trump v. United States.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Generative AI’s Potential Impact on Online Competition 

April 24, 2024

Prof. Christopher S. Yoo writes that GenAI “has the potential to become one of the most transformative developments in the history of technology.”

Administrative & Regulatory Law, IP & Technology Law, Research and Scholarship 

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale 

April 17, 2024

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

The Critical Role of History After Dobbs 

March 20, 2024

Prof. Serena Mayeri writes, “History can counsel against past errors and justify affirmative approaches to protecting rights and combating inequality.”

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Celebrating Excellence 

March 18, 2024

Prof. Catherine Struve receives the 2024 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

American Criminal Law: Its People, Principles, and Evolution 

March 18, 2024

“Criminal law earns its moral authority by publicly committing itself to doing justice above all else,” said Prof. Paul H. Robinson.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship