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Former Washington Post journalist Radley Balko is joining the Quattrone Center as a Journalist Fellow.
Presidential Prof. Shaun Ossei-Owusu LPS’08 explores the civil rights’ implications of pervasive race, gender, and sex discrimination in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.
Penn Carey Law’s interdisciplinary faculty cultivates an enriching atmosphere for emerging legal academics.
Makayla Harrison C’18, L’23, GEd’23 and Bridget Lavender L’21, SPP’21 have attained competitive Skadden Fellowships to support the launch of their careers as public interest advocates.
Prof. Tobias Wolff writes that the First Amendment “affords no sanctuary for discriminatory conduct in the public marketplace.”
On two separate podcasts, Lecturer in Law Deuel Ross L’09 shared his insights on his recent appearance before the Supreme Court defending the Voting Rights Act.
In this Q&A, Cara McClellan GEd’12 of the Law School’s Advocacy for Racial and Civil (ARC) Justice Clinic explains what’s at stake in the Supreme Court case over Harvard’s affirmative action policy.
“As Black students in law school, we’re concerned that SCOTUS could dismantle affirmative action at a time when students of color remain at significant disadvantage,” write BLSA Advocacy Co-Chairs Devontae Torriente L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
In celebration of Constitution Day, we are highlighting Penn Carey Law’s recent insights, analysis, and observations on today’s most pressing constitutional issues.
A federal appellate court recently cited Visiting Assistant Practice Prof. Liz Bradley’s research on demeanor evidence in asylum cases.
At the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Benjamin A. Barsky L’19, GR’19 writes about how cities and states have incorporated international disability rights principles in their laws and policies.
At The Guardian, Prof. Dorothy Roberts explains why the reproductive justice movement must be more collective and go beyond abortion rights.