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Hark! The Return of the Light Opera Company 

July 18, 2024

In the spring of 2024, the Law School Light Opera Company made a triumphant return to the Penn Carey Law community.

 

Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future 

July 17, 2024

Evan Kuo L’26 interned with the Clean Air Council in Philadelphia this summer.

Environmental Law, Experiential Learning, Pathways to the Profession 

Promoting Economic Justice 

July 15, 2024

Peggy Browning Fellow Erica Oosterhout L’26, MBE’26 worked with labor and employment law firm Murphy Anderson this summer.

Employment & Labor Law, Pathways to the Profession, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

International Public Interest Litigation 

July 11, 2024

Toll Public Interest Scholar Angela Yu L’26 is interning for Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) in Johannesburg, South Africa for 10 weeks this summer.

International & Comparative Law, Pathways to the Profession 

‘Stop Decriminalising Crime’ 

July 10, 2024

“When a gap opens between what the law punishes and what society believes should be punished, people lose respect for the law and are more likely to violate it,” writes Prof. Paul H. Robinson and Jeffrey Seaman L’27.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

‘The Supreme Court Creates a Lawless Presidency’ 

July 2, 2024

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw writes that none of the Supreme Court’s precedents supports the Trump immunity decision.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Research and Scholarship 

Remembering Justice Yvonne Mokgoro LLM ’90, Hon’09 

July 2, 2024

We honor the legacy of Justice Yvonne Mokgoro LLM’90, Hon’09, the first Black woman appointed to South Africa’s bench and an instrumental figure in ending Apartheid.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, International & Comparative Law 

SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Immunity 

July 1, 2024

Prof. Claire O. Finkelstein and Prof. Cary Coglianese offer their insights on the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. United States.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Social Media Content SCOTUS Decision 

July 1, 2024

Senior Fellow Gus Hurwitz said, “It is hard to see how this [decision] doesn’t dictate the ultimate resolution of the case.”

Administrative & Regulatory Law, IP & Technology Law 

Toward Tomorrow 

July 1, 2024

As featured in the latest issue of The Journal, Dean Sophia Z. Lee believes in the power of dialogue as she moves Penn Carey Law toward the next decade with respect for the past and excitement about the future.

 

Obstruction Charge Narrowed for Jan. 6 Defendants 

June 28, 2024

“Increasingly, it looks as though a majority of this Court is willing to bend the normal rules to favor Trump,” said Prof. Kermit Roosevelt.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights 

Overturning Chevron 

June 28, 2024

Prof. Cary Coglianese and Senior Fellow Gus Hurwitz offer their insights on the Supreme Court decision overturning Chevron.

Administrative & Regulatory Law