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Eric Feldman and Jawad Moradi

Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on The Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

Serena Mayeri

‘Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s Failure to Endorse a Nationwide Abortion Ban’

“All of this is at stake in Trump’s ultimate lie: his claim to be a champion of democracy rather than the architect of its demise,” writes Prof. Serena Mayeri.

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Supreme Court of the United States

Emergency Abortion Care

Professors Allison K. Hoffman and Kate Shaw explain the high stakes of Idaho v. U.S.

Eric Feldman and Jawad Moradi

Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on The Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

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headshot of Lee Fleisher ML’24

Intersection of Healthcare and Law

Dr. Lee Fleisher C’82, ML’24 said, “Understanding the vocabulary and the basic premises of the law is helpful in almost everything I do now.”

National Trial Competition - Texas Young Lawyers Association

National Trial Competitors

Six Penn Carey Law students recently made an impressive showing at the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition regionals.

Parker Norman D’25, ML’26 and Samarth Setru D’25, ML’26

Leading the American Student Dental Association

Two ML candidates, Parker Norman D’25, ML’26 and Samarth Setru D’25, ML’26, have secured ASDA national leadership positions.

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Kanyinsola Ajayi L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 seated at a table at the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition

Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition National Championship

Kanyinsola Ajayi L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 advanced to the finals, held in Houston, Texas

Eve Higginbotham ML’20

Celebrating Black History Month: Present and Past Pioneers

Dr. Eve Higginbotham ML’20 writes, “Recognizing the accomplishments of these pioneers affirms their value and reminds us of our own value that our own personal journeys bring to society every day.”

Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

The Continued Fight for Equality

Penn Carey Law’s BLSA hosted the 36th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference, which focused on the past, present, and future of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Penn Carey Law sign - Golkin entrance

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.

Diverse human hands showing unity

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.

Students attending class, Psychology of Legal Decision-Making in a Silverman classroom.

Psychology of Legal Decision-Making

In the “Psychology of Legal Decision-Making” seminar, students learn about substantive areas of legal scholarship and also practice essential skills for understanding—and even developing—new empirical research.

Research & Scholarship

Research and Scholarship

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Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on The Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

Serena Mayeri

The Critical Role of History After Dobbs

Prof. Serena Mayeri writes, “History can counsel against past errors and justify affirmative approaches to protecting rights and combating inequality.”

Professor Cathie Struve

Celebrating Excellence

Prof. Catherine Struve receives the 2024 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Supreme Court of the United States

Emergency Abortion Care 

Professors Allison K. Hoffman and Kate Shaw explain the high stakes of Idaho v. U.S.

Eric Feldman and Jawad Moradi

Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger 

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on The Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale

Report of the Philadelphia Event Review Team on the Wrongful Conviction of Marshall Hale 

A new report provides recommended criminal justice system reforms based on a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of the wrongful conviction and 33-year incarceration of Hale.

headshot of Lee Fleisher ML'24

Intersection of Healthcare and Law 

Dr. Lee Fleisher C’82, ML’24 said, “Understanding the vocabulary and the basic premises of the law is helpful in almost everything I do now.”

Serena Mayeri

‘Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s Failure to Endorse a Nationwide Abortion Ban’ 

“All of this is at stake in Trump’s ultimate lie: his claim to be a champion of democracy rather than the architect of its demise,” writes Prof. Serena Mayeri.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

The Sexualized Dimensions of Torture in the Independent International Commission of Inquiry Report on Ukraine and Survivor-Centric Justice 

The scale of conflict-related sexual violence has created a new public reckoning on the sexual dimension of torture in Ukraine and other parts of the world.

Sophia Lee

Reflecting on History, Preparing for the Future 

Dean Sophia Z. Lee discusses her scholarship in administrative law and shares her advice with law students and future scholars.

National Trial Competition - Texas Young Lawyers Association

National Trial Competitors 

Six Penn Carey Law students recently made an impressive showing at the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition regionals.

Parker Norman D'25, ML'26 and Samarth Setru D'25, ML'26

Leading the American Student Dental Association 

Two ML candidates, Parker Norman D’25, ML’26 and Samarth Setru D’25, ML’26, have secured ASDA national leadership positions.

Spring blossoms in front of Tanenbaum Hall, Penn Carey Law, with blue sky

Supporting Public Interest Work 

The University of PennsylvaniaLawReview recently approved funding 11 summer fellowships for public interest work, starting this summer.

Kate Shaw

Shifting Landscape of Reproductive Rights 

Prof. Kate Shaw writes, “Woven throughout [two cases before the Supreme Court] are arguments that gesture toward the view that a fetus is a person.”

Penn Carey Law sign - Golkin entrance

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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April 22, 2024

The Making of Europe’s Unwritten Supremacy Clause

The making of Europe’s unwritten supremacy clause: Our guest speaker is a principal investigator of a research project on the narrative analysis of the judgments of the European Court of Justice in comparative perspective. He looks beyond the text of the judicial opinion, taking into account the procedural history of the case, the actors who played a part in it, and the narratives underlying and stemming from the case. In this context, he wants to speak about the history of Costa v ENEL, a case which can be regarded for many reasons as Europe’s Marbury v Madison

April 24, 2024

ITS Exam Helpdesk - Spring Finals 2024

Join ITS in the Clock for a Help Desk to prepare your Laptop for Exams

April 24, 2024

Know Your Rights: Security Deposits as a Tenant

Has your Landlord refused to return your security deposit? Are you concerned that your landlord will refuse to return your security deposit when you move out? Join Certified Legal Interns from the Civil Practice Clinic of Penn Carey Law School for a discussion of security deposit law, protections for tenants, and what you can do to obtain your security deposit after you leave your apartment. Come to this brief session to learn your legal rights and how to enforce them, and to hear from others in the Philadelphia community who are experiencing these same important issues. Please bring ID to enter the building.