Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) and Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) form alliance to promote rule of law in democratic institutions
Penn Law, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and multinational insurer Chubb have received the Financial Times’ 2017 “Highly Commended” award for innovative collaboration, in recognition of their partnership that places a globally trained Penn Law post-graduate fellow each year within the UNDP’s Rule of Law team at the United Nations.
As part of the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative, in partnership with the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights, Penn Law’s Emily Sutcliffe traveled to Malaysia to conduct a week-long training for human rights attorneys and activists.
On November 2, Marc Ambinder, Journalist-in-Residence with Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and Rule of Law, spoke with Russian investigative journalist Yevgenia Albats about the ethical challenges she has faced throughout her journalism career in Russia.
Penn Law has announced a new partnership for its Chubb Rule of Law Fellowship, a prestigious post-graduate fellowship awarded annually to a Penn Law student or recent graduate pursuing a public-interest career in international rule of law and human rights. The 2018 Chubb Rule of Law Fellow will be placed with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Rule of Law, Justice, Security and Human Rights (RoLJSHR) team at the United Nations in New York.
The new Penn Law Global Affairs magazine creates a platform for ideas and action for a rapidly changing global order through the prism of Penn Law.
Established in 2012 in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the fellowship creates new pathways for students to build careers in international rule of law and human rights.
Penn Law’s CERL joins with Penn Museum to host a panel discussion on preservation of cultural heritage during armed conflict
The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and the Penn Cultural Heritage Center will host a panel discussion on how must preservation efforts change in response to armed conflict in the twenty-first century.
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.
After graduating from Penn Law, Sarah Kuper LLM’16 headed to the United Nations to work for her home country of New Zealand. As the Law School’s LLM Rule of Law and Human Rights Fellow, she used her experience in international law in her work at the Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations.
On July 7, 2015, Penn Law and the International Development Law Organization co-hosted a panel discussion at U.N. headquarters on how efforts to promote the rule of law may best address problems of equity and social justice confronting the international community.
The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), in collaboration with Penn’s new Perry World House, hosted a public panel on the Senate report on enhanced interrogation at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.