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Fighting for Families 

June 27, 2022

Equal Justice Works Fellow Marissa Schwartz L’22 will advocate for survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

Alumni, article archive, Careers, Civil Rights, Experiential, Featured, Fellowships, Local, Philadelphia, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Students, Women's Rights, women 

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.

Alumni, article archive, Awards, Careers, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Experiential, Featured, Fellowships, Legislative, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Students, Women's Rights, women 

Historic Clerkship Attainment 

June 1, 2022

During the 2021-2022 academic year, student and alumni applicants obtained 102 total clerkships – the highest number of clerkships ever attained in Law School history.

Alumni, article archive, Beyond the Classroom, Careers, clerkships, Featured, Law School, Research and Scholarship, Social, Students 

Next Generation Leaders 

June 1, 2022

The American Constitution Society selected Sabrina Minhas L’22 and Jess Zalph L’23 to participate in their prestigious leadership program.

article archive, Awards, Beyond the Classroom, Conlaw, Featured, Social, Student Groups, Students 

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

Administrative Law, Careers, Cary Coglianese, Civil Rights, Cross Disciplinary, Curriculum, Environment, Experiential, Faculty, Featured, Global, Government, Igniting Positive Change, Law School, Local, Pro Bono Student Groups, Pro Bono, Public Service, Regulation, Research and Scholarship, Research, Social, Student Groups, Students, thoughtleadership 

Learning and Teaching Entrepreneurship 

May 18, 2022

Through the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, Max Levinbook L’22 recently taught what he’s learned to the next generation of entrepreneurs: Philadelphia High School students.

Alumni, article archive, Beyond the Classroom, Business, Clinics, Cross Disciplinary, Education, Entrepreneurship, Experiential, Featured, Law School, Local, Philadelphia, Social, Students 

Fighting Mass Incarceration 

May 12, 2022

Catherine Kearney C’12, L’22 has been named a 2022 Law School Partnership Project Fellow with Gideon’s Promise.

article archive, Criminal Justice, Featured, Fellowships, Igniting Positive Change, PI Fellowships, Pro Bono Student Groups, Social, Students 

AI & Inequities 

May 11, 2022

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

article archive, Curriculum, diversity, Education, Featured, Igniting Positive Change, inclusion, Law and Technology, RacialJustice, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Research and Scholarship, Social, Students, Tech Law, thoughtleadership 

‘Devastating But Not Shocking’ 

May 3, 2022

Annie Blackman L’22, Co-Chair of If/When/How, a student pro bono project dedicated to lawyering for reproductive justice, reacts to the leaked SCOTUS opinion.

article archive, Conlaw, Pro Bono Student Groups, Social, Students, Women's Rights 

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.

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Educating Civil Rights Advocates 

April 26, 2022

Cara McClellan GSE’12 will lead the Law School’s newest clinic, focusing on civil rights and racial justice equity.

article archive, Civil Rights, Clinics, Curriculum, Experiential, Faculty, Featured, inclusion fulltime, inclusion, Law School, Praveen Kosuri, RacialJustice, Research, Social, Theodore Ruger 

Battling Bias 

April 22, 2022

Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court spoke about implicit and structural bias during the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity and the Owen J. Roberts Lecture in Constitutional Law.

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