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Journalism for Justice 

Former Washington Post journalist Radley Balko is joining the Quattrone Center as a Journalist Fellow.

Velvet Rope Discrimination 

Presidential Prof. Shaun Ossei-Owusu LPS’08 explores the civil rights’ implications of pervasive race, gender, and sex discrimination in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.

Training Tomorrow’s Legal Scholars 

Penn Carey Law’s interdisciplinary faculty cultivates an enriching atmosphere for emerging legal academics.

Makayla and Bridget, 2023 Skadden Fellows

2023 Skadden Fellowships 

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.

Amicus in LGBTQ+ Rights Case 

Prof. Tobias Wolff writes that the First Amendment “affords no sanctuary for discriminatory conduct in the public marketplace.”

Deuel Ross

Voting Rights and Representation 

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.

Affirmative Action in Higher Education 

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.

Supreme Court’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ 

“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.

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.

The U.S. and International Disability Law 

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.

Reproductive Justice 

At The Guardian, Prof. Dorothy Roberts explains why the reproductive justice movement must be more collective and go beyond abortion rights.

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January 30, 2023

Williams Institute Moot Court Practice

Weekly meeting for the student team participating in the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition on March 11, 2023.

January 31, 2023

Journal of Law & Innovation Information Session

Interested in law and technology? Join CTIC Professor Christopher Yoo and JLI Editor-in-Chief Ryland Ploeger and members Jessie Levin and Shashank Sirivolu to learn about this year-long seminar class, its annual symposium, and volume projects. You will also learn about the application process for 2023-2024.

January 31, 2023

Weil’s Law Firm Networking Reception for Penn Carey Law 1Ls

**This event is open to Penn Carey Law 1Ls only**