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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.
“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.
In addition to breaking barriers for women in the legal profession, Judge Sloviter fought passionately for equitable access to justice.
The Neurolaw Society is a student group that encourages interdisciplinary discourse across topics in law, policy, health, and neuroscience.
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.
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.
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.
Judge Higginbotham was a self-described “survivor of segregation” who become one of the country’s most prominent Black judges.
Prof. Kermit Roosevelt explains judicial activism in a historical sense, and how justices today interpret the Constitution and federal and state policies.
Two Penn Carey Law graduates reflect on how their experience in the Civil Practice Clinic has enhanced their private sector careers.
Prof. David Hoffman’s new study links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times.