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Juneteenth Celebrations 

June 16, 2022

Arlene Rivera Finkelstein, Assoc. Dean for Equity & Justice and Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Officer, shares information about this year’s Juneteenth celebrations.

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Uplifting National Trans Day of Visibility at Penn Carey Law 

March 31, 2022

As numerous proposed laws and policies threaten transgender rights around the country, it is especially important to provide affirmation, education, and advocacy.

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Law School Initiatives on Access, Equity, & Inclusion 

February 8, 2022

The continued collaboration with our Law School community and across the University provides new and exciting opportunities to continue the momentum to advance equity and justice broadly.

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A statement from Dean Ruger in response to recent comments made by Professor Wax 

January 3, 2022

Dean Ruger responds to recent comments made by Professor Wax


A Message from Dean Ruger on Antisemitism 

May 26, 2021

The Law School condemns antisemitic acts and the hate that motivates them.


A message of support 

April 19, 2021

With closing arguments today in the trial that seeks justice for the killing of George Floyd, we reach out to acknowledge the pain felt by so many and to remind you of the support offered both by the Law School and the University.

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A Message of Support from E&I 

March 18, 2021

The Office of Equity and Inclusion expresses outrage and heartfelt sympathy in the wake of the tragedy that took place in Atlanta, Georgia.


A Message from Dean Ruger on Anti-Asian Racism and Violence 

March 3, 2021

We join the University, Penn Law APALSA and SALSA, and many others in denouncing anti-Asian violence, and we steadfastly support those harmed by racism and violence. As a law school, we have a unique responsibility in shaping how the law can be used as a tool to create a meaningful, anti-racist future, and that action is needed now more than ever.

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Welcome Back from Dean Ruger 

January 19, 2021

Dean Ted Ruger welcomes back students, faculty, and staff to the 2021 Spring semester at the Law School.

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Dean Ruger joins 156 other law school deans in rule of law statement 

January 12, 2021

Today, 157 law school deans from schools across the country, published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place at the United States Capitol last week.

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Dean Ruger’s statement to the community responding to killing of Walter Wallace 

October 28, 2020

Dean Ted Ruger addresses the Law School community regarding the killing of a local West Philadelphian, Walter Wallace.