Rangita de Silva de Alwis was elected to the UN CEDAW Committee for the term 2023-2026.
Prof. Kimberly Kessler Ferzan L’95 expounds upon her research and scholarship on the problems associated with crediting time served.
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?”
Prof. Anita L. Allen has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society.
Prof. David Hoffman’s new study links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times.
Articles by Profs. Fisch (left) and Pollman are among Corporate Practice Commentator’s Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2021.
Six members of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School faculty have received teaching awards for the 2021–22 academic year.
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.
Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid?
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.
Presidential Prof. Lisa Fairfax to introduce Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at SCOTUS confirmation hearings
Fairfax and Brown Jackson have been friends since rooming together at Harvard, both undergrad and in law school.
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.