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Corporate Law Scholarship Excellence

A paper co-authored by Prof. Elizabeth Pollman has been awarded the European Corporate Governance Institute’s 2022 Gottlieb Prize for the Best Paper in the ECGI Law Working Paper Series.

Leading the Innocence Project

Christina Swarns L’93, who has dedicated her career to criminal justice reform, speaks with Essence about her position as Executive Director of the Innocence Project.

Commemorating Constitution Day

In celebration of Constitution Day, we are highlighting Penn Carey Law’s recent insights, analysis, and observations on today’s most pressing constitutional issues.
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Corporate Law Scholarship Excellence

A paper co-authored by Prof. Elizabeth Pollman has been awarded the European Corporate Governance Institute’s 2022 Gottlieb Prize for the Best Paper in the ECGI Law Working Paper Series.

Commemorating Constitution Day

In celebration of Constitution Day, we are highlighting Penn Carey Law’s recent insights, analysis, and observations on today’s most pressing constitutional issues.
Immigration stamp with Congressional building in the background

Rethinking Credibility Assessments

A federal appellate court recently cited Visiting Assistant Practice Prof. Liz Bradley’s research on demeanor evidence in asylum cases.
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Pathways to the Profession: Kate Koudouna L’24

Kate Koudouna L’24 spent her 1L summer advocating for and researching international topics in labor justice.

Commemorating Constitution Day

In celebration of Constitution Day, we are highlighting Penn Carey Law’s recent insights, analysis, and observations on today’s most pressing constitutional issues.

Pathways to the Profession: Jake Drucker L’24

This summer, Global Legal Practice Fellow Jake Drucker L’24 interned at Hochleitner Rechtsanwälte GmbH in Linz, Austria.
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Leading the Innocence Project

Christina Swarns L’93, who has dedicated her career to criminal justice reform, speaks with Essence about her position as Executive Director of the Innocence Project.

The U.S. and International Disability Law

At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, MBE’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.

Advancing Impactful Careers

Penn Carey Law graduates and alums have secured several highly competitive public interest fellowships, empowering them to launch dynamic careers advocating for justice across the country.
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Cutting-Edge Environmental Courses

Penn Carey Law students are learning how they can use their skills to advocate for a healthier, greener world.
Civil Practice Clinic: going to court

Lasting Lessons in Civil Practice

Two Penn Carey Law graduates reflect on how their experience in the Civil Practice Clinic has enhanced their private sector careers.

Leading the American Law Institute

Eleanor Barrett L’05 will take over the role of Deputy Director of the ALI from Stephanie Middleton L’81.
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Corporate Law Scholarship Excellence

A paper co-authored by Prof. Elizabeth Pollman has been awarded the European Corporate Governance Institute’s 2022 Gottlieb Prize for the Best Paper in the ECGI Law Working Paper Series.

Immigration stamp with Congressional building in the background

Rethinking Credibility Assessments

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

The U.S. and International Disability Law

At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, MBE’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.
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Pathways to the Profession: Kate Koudouna L’24 

Kate Koudouna L’24 spent her 1L summer advocating for and researching international topics in labor justice.

Immigration stamp with Congressional building in the background

Rethinking Credibility Assessments 

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

Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack

Dedication to Innovation 

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

The U.S. and International Disability Law 

At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, MBE’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.

Pathways to the Profession: Jake Drucker L’24 

This summer, Global Legal Practice Fellow Jake Drucker L’24 interned at Hochleitner Rechtsanwälte GmbH in Linz, Austria.

Antitrust Reform 

At The Hill, Prof. Christopher S. Yoo urges Congress to not allow “the heat of the ‘techlash’ moment” to guide antitrust reform decisions.

Pathways to the Profession: Paul-Angelo dell’Isola L’24 

This summer, Paul-Angelo dell’Isola L’24 interned with Bredin Prat in Paris, France, gaining valuable experience in international arbitration.

Remembering Michael Wachter 

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

Welcome, JD Class of 2025! 

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

‘Dorothy Roberts Tried to Warn Us’ 

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.

Reforming the Bail System 

Prof. Paul Heaton discussed the Quattrone Center’s study on bail reform in Harris County, Texas with the Texas Standard.

1L Diversity Fellows 

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

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September 28, 2022

International Student Interview Program (ISIP) Orientation

An overview of the International Student Interview Program (ISIP) Job Fair. The International Student Interview Program (ISIP) is a job fair for foreign-trained attorneys attending a broad range of law schools nationwide. Over 1600 LL.M. candidates representing 75+ countries will have an opportunity to be considered for internship and permanent positions in the United States and abroad during this interview program. ISIP 2023 will take place virtually on January 26 (Asia Schedules) and January 27 (all other locations). Students will receive log in information in late September.

September 28, 2022

Legislative Clinic Info Session (for Spring 2023)

Attend a short information session to learn about the Legislative Clinic, now in its 25th year, from Professor Rulli and two former students.

September 28, 2022

Conversations with Efrén C. Olivares C’05

Efrén Olivares’ memoir My Boy Will Die of Sorrow chronicles his work as an immigrant lawyer in South Texas braiding his own story as an immigrant with similar life experiences to that of his clients. Efrén is the Deputy Legal Director at Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project in McAllen, Texas.