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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.

Family Law & Child Advocacy, Public Interest 

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.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

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.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Student Journals & Organizations 

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

Environmental Law, Research and Scholarship 

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.

Ethics, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

‘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.

 

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.

Ethics 

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.

 

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.

Ethics, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Historic SCOTUS Confirmation 

April 8, 2022

Penn Carey Law reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States as the country’s first Black woman justice.

 

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.

Environmental Law 

In upcoming Race and Regulation Series lecture, Stanford Law’s Daniel E. Ho will explore administrative law’s racial blind spot 

March 29, 2022

Ho recently co-wrote an article published in the Yale Law Journal on “how administrative law erased antidiscrimination.”