Serving Black Communities Across the Globe
This year, the Black Law Student Association traveled to Ghana to engage with local lawyers as they worked to build their firm’s pro bono practice.
Award-Winning Student Leadership
Penn has recognized Keshara Senanayake L’23 with a Graduate Student Leadership Award for his work crafting a long-term solution to unpaid and underpaid internships.
An Interdisciplinary Edge in the Entertainment Industry
From a Whitney Houston biopic to premiering at Sundance, Penn Carey Law students and alumni successfully navigate legal careers in the ever-changing entertainment industry.
Prison Legal Education Project
By bringing legal education to prisons, the Prison Legal Education Project supports incarcerated individuals to lead their own successful legal advocacy.
Gender Justice Advocates
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Penn Carey Law is proud to highlight dedicated advocates working tirelessly in the crucial fight for gender justice around the world.
Honoring a Pioneer and Civil Rights Advocate
Penn Carey Law’s BLSA honors Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander’s legacy by exploring critical legal issues pertinent to the Black community and working toward progressive legal advocacy.
Supreme Court’s ‘Wrecking Ball’
“As Black students in law school, we’re concerned that SCOTUS could dismantle affirmative action at a time when students of color remain at significant disadvantage,” write BLSA Advocacy Co-Chairs Devontae Torriente L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
LALSA Co-Presidents Secure Scholarships
The Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania Legal Education Fund awarded two Penn Carey Law students scholarships to support their work advocating for justice.
The U.S. and International Disability Law
At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, G’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.
Arlene Rivera Finkelstein, Assoc. Dean for Equity & Justice and Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Officer, shares information about this year’s Juneteenth celebrations.
Next Generation Leaders
The American Constitution Society selected Sabrina Minhas L’22 and Jess Zalph L’23 to participate in their prestigious leadership program.
2022-2023 Moot Court Board
Each year, students on the Moot Court Board collaborate behind-the-scenes to create and run the Law School’s annual advocacy competition, the Edwin R. Keedy Cup.