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Penn Law faculty react to SCOTUS ruling on travel ban 

June 27, 2018

Penn Law faculty provide analysis on the court’s decision that Trump’s travel restriction fell “squarely” within the president’s authority.

Administrative Law, article archive, constitution, faculty perspectives, Government, reactions, SCOTUS 

Penn Law faculty react to Trump transgender military ban 

July 26, 2017

Penn Law faculty comment on President Trump’s ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. military

faculty perspectives, Faculty, News, reactions 

Editorial: Dorothy Roberts and Jeffrey Vagle on Trump’s law and order platform 

November 11, 2016

In an opinion piece by Dorothy Roberts and Jeffrey Vagle, the authors argue that President-Elect Trump’s law and order platform is culturally-coded as well as anti-democratic.

Civil Rights, Conlaw, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Cross Disciplinary, faculty perspectives, Faculty, reactions, rule of law 

Dean Ruger reacts to the SCOTUS immigration tie 

June 30, 2016

Dean Ruger comments on the divided Supreme Court over Obama’s Immigration plan.

faculty perspectives, Faculty, News, reactions, SCOTUS, Theodore Ruger 

Penn Law faculty comment on Supreme Court Affirmative Action ruling 

June 30, 2016

Penn Law faculty members comment to the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affirmative Action program at the University of Texas.

faculty perspectives, Faculty, News, reactions, SCOTUS 

Penn Law faculty members respond to the Supreme Court decision on the Texas abortion law 

June 29, 2016

Penn Law faculty members comment on the Supreme Court ruling in the Texas’ abortion law in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

faculty perspectives, Faculty, News, reactions, SCOTUS 

Penn Law faculty comment on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland 

March 16, 2016

Penn Law faculty members respond to President Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

faculty perspectives, Faculty, News, reactions, SCOTUS 

Penn Law faculty comment on historic same-sex marriage decision 

June 26, 2015

Penn Law faculty members who specialize in constitutional law respond to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality.

faculty perspectives, Faculty, lgbt, LGBTQ, reactions, SCOTUS 

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt on marriage equality in the Supreme Court 

June 25, 2015

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt analyzes the possible impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the same sex marriage. 

reactions, SCOTUS 

Legal developments to watch for in 2015 

January 12, 2015

Penn Law asked several of its faculty members to look ahead and predict some of the key legal issues that will be discussed and debated in the upcoming year.

Civpro, Clinics, Faculty, International, IP, Legislative, reactions, supreme court 

Prof. Robinson and Criminal Law Research Group use foreign prosecutions to stop terrorists 

November 3, 2014

Penn Law’s Criminal Law Research Group, led by Professor Paul H. Robinson, is working with the U.S. military’s Special Operations Command-Pacific (SOCPAC) to determine how foreign criminal law can be used to interdict foreign terrorist fighters.

CLRG, Criminal Law, International, reactions 

Are Christians getting preferential treatment from the Supreme Court? Prof. Kermit Roosevelt discusses in Salon 

July 7, 2014

Hobby Lobby ruling could mean some religious claims get more sympathy than others. “Troubling,” Prof. Roosevelt explains to Salon.

reactions