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Advancing Women’s Rights 

July 7, 2022

Rangita de Silva de Alwis was elected to the UN CEDAW Committee for the term 2023-2026.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

‘The Trouble with Time Served’ 

June 23, 2022

Prof. Kimberly Kessler Ferzan L’95 expounds upon her research and scholarship on the problems associated with crediting time served.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Race, Equity, and the Law Podcast 

June 22, 2022

Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts is the featured guest of the first episode of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia’s new podcast, “How Is That Legal?”

Cross-Disciplinary, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

American Philosophical Society Membership 

June 14, 2022

Prof. Anita L. Allen has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society.

Ethics, Research and Scholarship 

Eviction by Default 

June 9, 2022

Prof. David Hoffman’s new study links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times.

Courts & the Judicial System, Research and Scholarship 

Pathbreaking Corporate & Securities Scholarship 

May 18, 2022

Articles by Profs. Fisch (left) and Pollman are among Corporate Practice Commentator’s Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2021.

Research and Scholarship 

Recognizing Teaching Excellence 

May 16, 2022

Six members of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School faculty have received teaching awards for the 2021–22 academic year.

Research and Scholarship 

Esteemed Faculty Leadership 

May 11, 2022

Prof. Coglianese is the Chair of a new National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine committee evaluating the statutory missions and authorities of the U.S. Coast Guard.


Outstanding Faculty Achievement 

May 2, 2022

Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Cross-Disciplinary, Research and Scholarship 

At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid? 

March 22, 2022

Morse’s persuasive essay is in response to  Responsible Brains, a book authored by William Hirstein, Katrina L. Sifferd, and Tyler K. Fagan of Elmhurst College.

Research and Scholarship 

Presidential Prof. Lisa Fairfax to introduce Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at SCOTUS confirmation hearings 

March 21, 2022

Fairfax and Brown Jackson have been friends since rooming together at Harvard, both undergrad and in law school.

Research and Scholarship 

Prof. Kimberly Ferzan L’95 discusses self defense and the use of deadly force at Talks On Law 

March 17, 2022

Ferzan explains self-defense laws and its elements, including the use of deadly vs. nondeadly force, when use of force is reasonable, and provocateurs and initial aggressors.

Research and Scholarship