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SCOTUS rules on Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, Law School faculty react 

July 8, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru. the justices held that federal employment discrimination laws don’t apply to teachers who provide religious instruction at parochial schools.

 

Law School holds virtual continuing judicial education course on wellness during COVID-19 pandemic 

June 30, 2020

Over 200 judges across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania participated in a continuing judicial education (CJE) course on wellness held in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

 

Faculty perspectives: June Medical Services LLC. v. Russo 

June 29, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced they struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion rights law. Our faculty members have offered their insights.

 

Faculty perspectives: Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

June 29, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The justices held that the CFPB’s leadership by a single director removable only for inefficiency, neglect, or malfeasance violates the separation of powers.

 

Democratic vs. algorithmic decision-making 

June 26, 2020

Humans v. machines: Professor Cary Coglianese discusses whether we should be governed by democratic or algorithmic decision-making

 

Faculty react to SCOTUS ruling on DHS v. Thuraissigiam 

June 25, 2020

On Thursday, the court released its opinion in Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam. The justices held that, in this case, restrictions on the ability of asylum seekers to obtain review under a federal habeas statute did not violate the suspension or due process clauses.

 

Law School hosts Beyond Reform: Reenvisioning the Role of Police 

June 25, 2020

On Wednesday June 24, 2020, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School held the first event in its summer series, A Path for Change: Policing in America. The series is part of a yearlong colloquium, Achieving Racial Justice. 

 

Faculty members discuss SCOTUS ruling on DACA 

June 18, 2020

On Thursday, June, 18, 2020 SCOTUS ruled that the Trump administration may not immediately end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Law School faculty offer their perspectives.

 

Faculty react to SCOTUS ruling protecting gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination 

June 15, 2020

Law School faculty react to the SCOTUS decision that a landmark civil rights law does protect gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination.

 

Dean Ruger interviews Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon L’84 

June 12, 2020

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Dean Ted Ruger sits down with alumni across the public and private sector who are engaged in relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Regulatory Review tracks legal responses to COVID-19 from around the world 

June 3, 2020

On the Case in Point podcast, Professor Cary Coglianese and Larissa Morgan L’21 discussed The Regulatory Review’s new essay series, “Comparing Nations’ Responses to COVID-19.”

 

Dean Ruger interviews Mayor Eric Johnson L’03 about Dallas’s response to COVID-19 

May 12, 2020

Dean Ruger sits down with alumni across the public and private sector who are engaged in the COVID-19 pandemic.