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Dedication to Innovation 

September 14, 2022

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack joins the Future of the Profession Initiative as Strategic Advisor, bringing her breadth of experience and dedication to equal access to justice.

Centers & Institutes, Courts & the Judicial System, Cross-Disciplinary 

Rethinking Credibility Assessments 

September 14, 2022

A federal appellate court recently cited Visiting Assistant Practice Prof. Liz Bradley’s research on demeanor evidence in asylum cases.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

Remembering Michael Wachter 

September 7, 2022

Emeritus Professor Michael L. Wachter was a renowned business law scholar and visionary builder of the Institute for Law & Economics.

Institutional Highlights 

Welcome, JD Class of 2025! 

September 7, 2022

The JD Class of 2025 embodies Penn Carey Law’s strong commitments to cross-disciplinary learning, advocacy, service, and academic excellence.

Institutional Highlights 

‘Dorothy Roberts Tried to Warn Us’ 

September 6, 2022

This New York Magazine feature on Prof. Dorothy Roberts asks why more people didn’t listen when she wrote about the criminalization of pregnancy 25 years ago.

Family Law & Child Advocacy, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

1L Diversity Fellows 

September 6, 2022

Piper-Simone Casey L’24 and Michelle Rodriguez L’24, MBE’24 spent their summers as Ropes & Gray 1L Diversity Fellows.

Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Bail Reform Benefits 

August 30, 2022

A Quattrone Center study has found that misdemeanor bail reforms in Harris County, Texas have had a positive impact on public safety.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Pathways to the Profession: Korinne Dunn L’24 

August 24, 2022

This summer, Korinne Dunn L’24 advocated for youth justice with the Juvenile Law Center.

Experiential Learning, Pathways to the Profession, Public Interest 

Cutting-Edge Environmental Courses 

August 22, 2022

Penn Carey Law students are learning how they can use their skills to advocate for a healthier, greener world.

Environmental Law, Public Interest 

Judicial Ethics 

August 18, 2022

Prof. of Practice Lou Rulli recently led an educational session for over 300 Pennsylvania judges, which included a discussion of strategies to better ensure equitable treatment of self-represented litigants.

Courts & the Judicial System, Ethics 

Justice for Workers 

August 15, 2022

Supported by the Peggy Browning Fund, three Penn Carey Law students are advocating for labor rights, inspired by their own experiences as activists, organizers, and workers.

Employment & Labor Law, Public Interest 

Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit 

August 10, 2022

At Taiwan Insight, Prof. Jacques deLisle writes that Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was “more symptom than cause of the trouble in U.S.-China relations.”

International & Comparative Law