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Fighting for Families 

June 27, 2022

Equal Justice Works Fellow Marissa Schwartz L’22 will advocate for survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

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Justice for Domestic Violence Survivors 

June 27, 2022

Equal Justice Works Fellow Corina Scott L’22 will advocate for the rights of incarcerated domestic violence survivors eligible for re-sentencing or a new trial in New York.

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‘Evolving Interpretations of Title IX’ 

June 23, 2022

On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, Prof. Karen M. Tani L’07, PhD’11 shares her insights on the landmark bill from a historical perspective.

article archive, faculty perspectives, Faculty, inclusion, Karen M. Tani, LGBTQ, Research and Scholarship, Women's Rights 

Title IX and Disability 

June 23, 2022

On the anniversary of the landmark bill, Prof. Jasmine Harris shares five things to know about how Title IX and disability intersect.

article archive, faculty perspectives, Faculty, inclusion, Jasmine E Harris, LGBTQ, Research and Scholarship, Women's Rights 

Ending Gender-Based Violence 

June 22, 2022

A project initiated at the Global Institute for Human Rights aims to provide relief for survivors of gender-based violence in Brazil – and eventually around the world.

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Student Perspectives on Leaked Opinion 

May 19, 2022

The Regulatory Review recently featured two student pieces concerning the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion rights.

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Posthumous Honor for Trailblazing Alum 

May 4, 2022

The American Economic Association has named Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974 a 2022 Distinguished Fellow.

Alumni, article archive, Awards, diversity, inclusion, Law and Economics, Women's Rights 

‘Abortion Is One Piece of the Puzzle’ 

May 3, 2022

Isabella Hernandez L’24, Co-Chair of If/When/How, a student pro bono project dedicated to lawyering for reproductive justice, reacts to the leaked SCOTUS opinion.

article archive, Conlaw, Pro Bono Student Groups, Students, Women's Rights 

Penn Carey Law Reacts to Leaked Opinion 

May 3, 2022

Profs. Roosevelt and Wolff as well as student leaders of a pro bono reproductive justice project share their insights.

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‘Devastating But Not Shocking’ 

May 3, 2022

Annie Blackman L’22, Co-Chair of If/When/How, a student pro bono project dedicated to lawyering for reproductive justice, reacts to the leaked SCOTUS opinion.

article archive, Conlaw, Pro Bono Student Groups, Social, Students, Women's Rights 

‘Opinion Suffused with Contempt and Rage’ 

May 3, 2022

Of the leaked document, Prof. Wolff said that Justice Alito “has crafted an opinion that disregards the lives of women and girls altogether.”

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Leaked SCOTUS Opinion Reaction 

May 3, 2022

Referencing gay rights decisions, Prof. Roosevelt cautions, “If there are five justices who endorse this draft, it’s unlikely that they will stop with Roe.”

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