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Battling Bias 

April 22, 2022

Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court spoke about implicit and structural bias during the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity and the Owen J. Roberts Lecture in Constitutional Law.

Ethics, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

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.


Historic SCOTUS Confirmation 

April 8, 2022

Penn Carey Law reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States as the country’s first Black woman justice.


Law School prioritizes holistic support for first-generation professional students 

December 23, 2021

Early support for the First Generation Professionals Scholarship initiative includes two endowment contributions from Frank Ghali L’00 and Rory Babich L’89.


Dean Ruger joins coalition of law school deans vowing to aid in the ‘looming housing and evictions crisis’ 

August 31, 2021

The joint statement expresses the law deans’ commitment to “take immediate and meaningful action to combat this crisis.”


Tsiwen Law L’84 and his lifelong dedication to securing Asian American civil rights 

August 26, 2021

Tsiwen Law L’84 has been an Asian American civil rights activist for decades, dating to the anti-Vietnam War movement in the late 1960s.

Legal Culture & History 

Ted Ruger extends tenure as Law School Dean through 2023 

April 8, 2021

The University announced Ted Ruger, Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law has agreed to extend his tenure as Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School until June 30, 2023. The news comes just as the Law School climbed a full position up to #6 on the US News 2022 “Best Law Schools” list.


Dean Ruger expresses his utmost support for the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals 

March 30, 2021

President Joe Biden has nominated U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia Ketanji Brown Jackson to the prestigious U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.