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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 

Why the Supreme Court Should Clear the Way for a Pre-Election Trump Trial 

March 11, 2024

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw argues that the Court should reject Trump’s immunity argument quickly to allow a criminal trial to proceed before the presidential election in the fall.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Feminization of Poverty and Women’s Leadership 

March 8, 2024

Rangita de Silva de Alwis encourages UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2024 anti-poverty policymakers to “give women’s leadership and decision-making a fresh look.”

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law, Research and Scholarship 

The Fear of Playing a Fool 

March 5, 2024

At The Regulatory Review, Prof. Tess Wilkinson-Ryan L’05, G’06, PhD’08 discusses the role of human psychology in legal and regulatory systems.

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Research and Scholarship 

Protecting the Right to Seek Asylum 

February 29, 2024

At The Hill, Transnational Legal Clinic Director Sarah Paoletti urges representatives to “take a long, hard look at the ways our immigration and deportation systems are failing people who are in harm’s way.”

Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

Compliance Is the Bridge to Better Regulatory Outcomes 

February 26, 2024

Prof. Cary Coglianese writes, “Analyzing and improving compliance is the key to strengthening regulators’ performance.”

Administrative & Regulatory Law, Research and Scholarship 

Celebrating Black History Month: Present and Past Pioneers 

February 22, 2024

Dr. Eve Higginbotham ML’20 writes, “Recognizing the accomplishments of these pioneers affirms their value and reminds us of our own value that our own personal journeys bring to society every day.”

Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

The Surprising Culprit Behind Declining U.S. Antitrust Enforcement 

February 20, 2024

Prof. Herb Hovenkamp argues that small businesses and trade associations have historically had more influence over antitrust policy, often lobbying for less competition and higher prices.

Research and Scholarship 

Affordable Housing Is Climate Friendly Housing 

February 12, 2024

“States should prohibit local zoning ordinances that bar affordable, climate-friendly housing,” writes Bryn Hines L’24.

Environmental Law, Research and Scholarship