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Professor Abrams amasses trove of empirical data on COVID-19 and crime 

July 8, 2020

David Abrams, Professor of Law, Business Economics, and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, has amassed a trove of valuable empirical data on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on crime in the United States.


Experts convene from around the world through Global Institute for Human Rights 

June 18, 2020

Leaders from around the globe convene for a virtual event through the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Global Institute for Human Rights.



June 3, 2020

Prof. Roberts’ ‘Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in Twenty-First Century’ now an audiobook


The American Lawyer 

June 2, 2020

Sozi Tulante reflects upon need for non-people of color to recognize privilege in fight against racism


Penn Today 

June 2, 2020

Prof. Finkelstein discusses whether the Insurrection Act can and should be invoked


Professor Coglianese’s recent scholarship explores use of AI technology in courts and administrative agencies 

May 28, 2020

“AI in Adjudication and Administration” by Professor Cary Coglianese and Lavi M. Ben Dor L’20 is forthcoming in the Brooklyn Law Review.


Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic compiles FAQ page for small businesses and entrepreneurs dealing with COVID-19 crisis 

May 22, 2020

The ELC’s FAQ page is broken down into seven different sections: force majeure clauses, business interruption insurance, managing employees during COVID-19 shutdowns, shutdown orders and “essential” businesses, operating a physical business while social distancing, pivoting a business to e-commerce/delivery/pickup, financial difficulties and relief.


New ‘Thriving in the Law’ course focuses on equipping young lawyers with tools to increase personal and professional fulfillment in the profession 

May 14, 2020

John F. Hollway designed and leads “Thriving in the Law,” which covers subjects such as cultivating well-being, curbing burn-out and stress, and more.


Professor Sanchirico’s Institute for Law and Economics research paper demystifies an influential model of optimal capital and wealth taxation 

May 6, 2020

Professor Sanchirico’s paper aims to demystify the influential but oracular Judd model – both Judd’s original findings and Straub & Werning’s important recent revision.


Q & A with Professor Yoo on internet connectivity during the novel coronavirus pandemic 

May 5, 2020

John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science Christopher Yoo explains why increased internet connectivity globally is more important than ever.


Service in action: Featuring exceptional faculty, alumni & community partner advocacy in response to Covid-19 

April 30, 2020

Demonstrating the powerful partnership that can occur between private and public sector lawyers, a class action lawsuit has been brought against the City of Philadelphia on behalf of all medically vulnerable incarcerated people in the Philadelphia county prisons. Representation for the plaintiffs include Law School alumni and faculty.


Q&A with Professor Allison Hoffman and Simone Hussussian L’20 on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) 

March 27, 2020

Health care law expert University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Professor Allison K. Hoffman and third-year law and master of bioethics student Simone Hussussian explain the major provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), focusing on the health care provisions.