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Celebrating Excellence 

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

Jen Leonard L'04 at whiteboard teaching Innovation in Practice at Penn Carey Law

Innovation in Practice 

Students reach across disciplinary boundaries to reimagine our legal institutions in Penn Carey Law’s future-looking course, “Innovation in Practice.”

The 2024 Presidential Ballot and the 14th Amendment 

“Hand your republic over to the enemies of democracy, and it could take a hundred years to get it back,” writes Prof. Kermit Roosevelt at the Los Angeles Times.

The Promising Use of AI Models in Contract Interpretation 

In “Generative Interpretation,”Prof. David Hoffman shows how large language models (LLMs) provide a better method of contract interpretation, with some caveats.

‘No One Is Above the Law’ 

Prof. Claire O. Finkelstein explores the Georgia district court decision denying Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadow’s request to move his case to federal court.

Learning Beyond the Classroom 

Civil Practice Clinic students “learn what it means to be a lawyer with profound obligations to clients, the profession, the courts, and our national promise of justice for all,” said Director Lou Rulli.

Advocacy Excellence 

Nikita Ganesh L’24 won first prize at the New York State Bar Association’s Moot Court Oral Argument.

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.

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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April 13, 2024

PIPG Symposium: IPandMe

PIPG will host their symposium, IPandMe, on Saturday, April 13 from 11am–4:15pm in Fitts Auditorium! Our symposium will explore the different ways IP intersects with our lives from patentability of genes to drawing the line between your knowledge and your employer’s trade secrets. Hear from practitioners and thought leaders in patent, trademark, and trade secret law including John Lee, Chief IP Counsel for the House of Representatives, and Judge Christopher Burke, District of Delaware. Come for lunch and all things IP! Please register here.

April 16, 2024

Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards

5:30 pm | Reception 6:00 pm | Program & Dinner Join the Toll Public Interest Center as we honor Penn Carey Law’s longstanding commitment to public service through our Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards. We will celebrate our students’ tremendous dedication to pro bono, our attorney supervisors’ and organizational partners’ unparalleled support for Penn Carey Law pro bono efforts, and our alumni’s exceptional creativity, innovation, and impact in serving important causes and communities. RSVP here!

April 17, 2024

Understanding Taxes with Michael Clancy

This session will walk you through how federal income taxes work, what you can do about them, and the interplay between taxes and investments; taxes and student loans. Tax calculations and language Process and Forms Employee Benefits Investing Gifting