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Sandra Sandy Mayson, Quattrone Center Fellow

‘Officers’ Failure to Appear in Court Undermines Justice’

Prof. Sandy Mayson advocates holding police departments responsible for their officers’ appearances in court.

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2024 Susman Godfrey Prize Recipient

Astonique Robinson L’25 is the first Penn Carey Law student to receive the Susman Godfrey Prize.

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students sitting around a large square of desks at Penn Carey Law

Supporting Sustainable Start-Ups & Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Our Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic contributes to economic development with a focus on underrepresented entrepreneurs and social impact start-ups.

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headshot of Astonique Robinson L’25

2024 Susman Godfrey Prize Recipient

Astonique Robinson L’25 is the first Penn Carey Law student to receive the Susman Godfrey Prize.

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students sitting around a large square of desks at Penn Carey Law

Supporting Sustainable Start-Ups & Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Our Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic contributes to economic development with a focus on underrepresented entrepreneurs and social impact start-ups.

headshot of Annamarie Hufford-Bucklin L’24

2024 American Constitution Society Next Generation Leader

Annamarie Hufford-Bucklin L’24 has been selected as a Next Generation Leader by the American Constitution Society.

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Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students sitting around a large square of desks at Penn Carey Law

Supporting Sustainable Start-Ups & Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Our Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic contributes to economic development with a focus on underrepresented entrepreneurs and social impact start-ups.

Steve Cozen

Only in America Humanitarian Award

Steve Cozen C’61, L’64 is the recipient of the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History’s inaugural Only in America Humanitarian Award.

group of Penn Carey Law LLM students in front of Penn shield

LLM Alums’ Impactful Careers in Their Home Countries

Arman Tatoyan LLM’13, Ichsan Zikry LLM’20, Clara Hochleitner-Wanner LLM’18 returned to their home countries after earning Penn Carey Law LLM degrees. Learn more about their impactful careers.

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Legal Practice Skills course at Penn Carey Law

Preparing Real World Lawyers

Our Legal Practice Skills (LPS) course teaches our students to think, act, and communicate like an attorney with a focus on document-drafting, oral advocacy, and transactional negotiation.

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Shareholder Activism

Prof. Jill E. Fisch and Lecturer in Law Dan McDermott’s course teaches students to holistically analyze a corporate issuer to include several factors, including ESG/corporate governance.

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Putting Women Back in the Game

Students from Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s class on women, law, and leadership have produced a report exploring issues affecting women’s equality in sports.

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Sandra Sandy Mayson, Quattrone Center Fellow

‘Officers’ Failure to Appear in Court Undermines Justice’

Prof. Sandy Mayson advocates holding police departments responsible for their officers’ appearances in court.

Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon

‘Weaponizing Fitness to Serve Is Undermining Our Democracy’

At The Hill, Prof. Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon SP2’23, L’24 write that “some politicians find success in being transparent about disability, but it requires diligence and defense.”

Anita Allen

Distinguished Lecture on Jurisprudence

Prof. Anita L. Allen will deliver the 2024 HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford.

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headshot of Astonique Robinson L'25

2024 Susman Godfrey Prize Recipient 

Astonique Robinson L’25 is the first Penn Carey Law student to receive the Susman Godfrey Prize.

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students sitting around a large square of desks at Penn Carey Law

Supporting Sustainable Start-Ups & Underrepresented Entrepreneurs 

Our Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic contributes to economic development with a focus on underrepresented entrepreneurs and social impact start-ups.

Steve Cozen

Only in America Humanitarian Award 

Steve Cozen C’61, L’64 is the recipient of the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History’s inaugural Only in America Humanitarian Award.

Penn Carey Law sign - Golkin entrance

Eric J. Friedman & Skadden 1L Accelerate Program 

The Eric Friedman Skadden 1L Accelerate Program (1LAP) will provide 1Ls with an early look into the Penn Carey Law experience.

headshot of Annamarie Hufford-Bucklin L'24

2024 American Constitution Society Next Generation Leader 

Annamarie Hufford-Bucklin L’24 has been selected as a Next Generation Leader by the American Constitution Society.

Kermit Roosevelt

‘What Sealed Trump’s Fate’ 

At TIME, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt writes, “State law that applies equally to all did what the special rules of the Constitution could not.”

Legal Practice Skills course at Penn Carey Law

Preparing Real World Lawyers 

Our Legal Practice Skills (LPS) course teaches our students to think, act, and communicate like an attorney with a focus on document-drafting, oral advocacy, and transactional negotiation.

group of Penn Carey Law LLM students in front of Penn shield

LLM Alums’ Impactful Careers in Their Home Countries 

Arman Tatoyan LLM’13, Ichsan Zikry LLM’20, Clara Hochleitner-Wanner LLM’18 returned to their home countries after earning Penn Carey Law LLM degrees. Learn more about their impactful careers.

Penn Carey Law Commencement 2024

Penn Carey Law Commencement 2024 

Penn Carey Law’s 2024 graduating class was honored with a ceremony at the American Academy of Music.

Penn Carey Law graduation

#PennCareyLaw2024 Memories 

From the Barristers’ Ball and pro bono work to affinity groups and lifelong friendships, here are some of our 2024 graduates’ fondest Penn Carey Law memories.

Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon

‘Weaponizing Fitness to Serve Is Undermining Our Democracy’ 

At The Hill, Prof. Jasmine Harris and Laura Hannon SP2’23, L’24 write that “some politicians find success in being transparent about disability, but it requires diligence and defense.”

Anita Allen

Distinguished Lecture on Jurisprudence 

Prof. Anita L. Allen will deliver the 2024 HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford.

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June 17, 2024

International Association on Regulation & Governance: Regulatory Governance in a Changing World

The Penn Program on Regulation is pleased to host the inaugural conference of a new International Association on Regulation & Governance. This two-day conference, focusing on the theme of “Regulatory Governance in a Changing World,” will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus on June 17-18, 2024. In-person attendance at this multi-day program has been approved for a total of 11.5 Substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit can make a payment via cash or check made payable to “The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” on the day of the event in the amount of $460.00 ($230.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) or $40.00/per credit hour ($20.00/ per credit hour for public interest/non-profit attorneys) if not attending the entire conference. In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, evaluation forms must be completed. Penn Carey Law Alumni receive CLE credits free through The W.P. Carey Foundation’s generous commitment to Lifelong Learning. For questions about CLE please contact cle@law.upenn.edu. Please note that additional fees for CLE credits are collected separately from the conference fee.

June 26, 2024

Public Interest Course Advising Chat

Navigating the course selection process can be daunting. It can make you wonder how to best maximize your time at Penn Carey Law. We are here to help! Join TPIC and OCS on Zoom for our Public Interest Course Advising Chat to get answers to your questions before course selection ends. We will be joined by a terrific group of young alums working in public interest who will share their experiences with coursework, clinics, externships, pro bono projects, MPRE timing, and preparing for clerkships. RSVP HERE and submit your questions ahead of time. Note: If you cannot attend, please RSVP, and a recording of the chat can be sent to you.

July 29, 2024

LLM Class of 2025 Orientation

LLM Pre-Term Program starts with Orientation on July 29, 2024, and ends with the Pre-Term summer 2024 final celebration on August 28, 2024.