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SCOTUS Immigration Decisions 

June 14, 2022

Practice Prof. of Law Sarah Paoletti says the recent decisions will have a “devastating impact on non-citizens and their family members.”

Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

Supporting Global Legal Education 

April 18, 2022

The Bar Council of the Maldives visited the Law School to assist its efforts in regulating legal education and the legal profession in the Republic of Maldives.


From international relations to virtual reality education: Dr. Farah Jan ML’23 expands her expertise in the ML Program 

March 7, 2022

A self-proclaimed “life-long learner,” Dr. Farah Jan first enrolled in an ML course to help her navigate a new tech venture – and enjoyed it so much that she opted to complete the whole degree.


Yen-Ting “Eddy” Lin LLM’21 advocates for young peoples’ democratic rights 

December 15, 2021

Lin sought an LLM degree from Penn in order to better understand and compare legal systems around the world.


‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ students advocate for change during ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ 

December 10, 2021

Student leaders from across the globe joined delivered remarks on the vital status of women’s rights activism today.

Research and Scholarship 

Fellowship experience: Emily Kyle L’20 

December 9, 2021

Kyle was a Catalyst Fellow with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) and has transitioned to a position as Staff Attorney.


Adjunct Prof. Fernando Chang-Muy explains the Biden Administration’s DACA proposal 

October 13, 2021

Adjunct Prof. Chang-Muy explores the past, present, and future of DACA in this Q&A.


Adjunct Prof. Fernando Chang-Muy explains the refugee security screening and resettlement process in the U.S. 

October 7, 2021

People who wish to enter the United States as refugees must prove a “well-founded fear of persecution, based on five grounds: race, religion, nationality, social group, or political opinion.”


Lauren Davis L’21 advocates for safe and healthy housing in Philadelphia through Independence Fellowship 

August 24, 2021

After college, Lauren worked as a paralegal at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, which inspired her to attend law school.