The series is organized by the Penn Program on Regulation and co-sponsored by the Law School’s Office of Equity & Inclusion as part of the “Achieving Racial Justice” colloquium launched last year.
Prof. Robinson and Lindsay Holcomb L’21 explore the importance of maintaining criminal law’s moral credibility
“[A] criminal justice system that regularly deviates from empirical desert loses moral credibility and thereby loses crime-control effectiveness,” write Robinson and Holcomb.
In its eighth year, the Law School’s Master in Law Program continues to expand, drawing students from a wide array of fields with its fundamentally cross-disciplinary approach to legal education.
Lauren Davis L’21 advocates for safe and healthy housing in Philadelphia through Independence Fellowship
After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Lisa Fairfax, Jasmine Harris, Sandra Mayson, and Jennifer Rothman join the standing faculty, and three practitioners, including two Law School alums, join the Legal Practice Skills faculty.
In May 2021, DiVasto was announced as one of 77 law school graduates selected to serve as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the 2021 Fellowship class.
For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.
The work of Hugh Fitzgibbon LLM’21 and Meri Baghdasaryan LLM’21 is supported by the Law School’s LLM Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship.
Haley Pritchard L’20 is a Langer, Grogan, & Diver Legal Fellow with the Pennsylvania ACLU.
Funded by a Penn Law Equal Justice Foundation grant, Lachlan Athanasiou L’23 is interning at the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ).
Damon Hewitt L’00 named President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Hewitt continues the Law School’s historic connection to the Lawyers’ Committee that dates back to the organization’s founding in 1963 under President John F. Kennedy.