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Art and Architecture: Judge Norma Shapiro L’51 

The Honorable Norma Shapiro L’51 was appointed to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1978, becoming the first female judge in the Third Circuit.

Will SCOTUS Upend the Internet? 

“The Supreme Court’s resolution of the Gonzalez case will likely represent the most consequential update for Section 230 in the foreseeable future,” writes Prof. Christopher S. Yoo in the Los Angeles Times.

Judge Dolores Sloviter

Remembering Chief Judge Dolores K. Sloviter L’56 

In addition to breaking barriers for women in the legal profession, Judge Sloviter fought passionately for equitable access to justice.

Neuroscience and the Law 

The Neurolaw Society is a student group that encourages interdisciplinary discourse across topics in law, policy, health, and neuroscience.

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.

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.

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Judicial Ethics 

Prof. of Practice Lou Rulli recently led an educational session for over 300 Pennsylvania judges, which included a discussion of strategies to better ensure equitable treatment of self-represented litigants.

The Future of American Democracy 

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt and Lecturer in Law Jason Abel L’03 discuss what the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Moore v. Harper could mean for our democracy.

Art and Architecture: Judge A. Leon Higginbotham 

Judge Higginbotham was a self-described “survivor of segregation” who become one of the country’s most prominent Black judges.

Judicial Activism 

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt explains judicial activism in a historical sense, and how justices today interpret the Constitution and federal and state policies.

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.

Eviction by Default 

Prof. David Hoffman’s new study links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times.

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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**