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‘Philosopher and Social Theorist’ 

An in-depth profile of Prof. Anita L. Allen recently appeared in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Closing Guantánamo Bay Prison 

Prof. Claire Finkelstein has co-authored a report that includes recommendations for closing Cuba’s Guantánamo Bay Prison and restoring the rule of law to the law of war.

Excellence in Bioethics 

Prof. Anita L. Allen is a recipient of The Hastings Center’s 2022 Bioethics Founders’ Award.

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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.

American Philosophical Society Membership 

Prof. Anita L. Allen has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society.

Spring 2022- Penn Law Journal

Combatting Civil Injustice 

The Spring 2022 issue of the Penn Law Journal shines a light on alumni working to disrupt systems of injustice that plague the legal world.

AI & Inequities 

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

Continuing Judicial Education 

Law School faculty regularly coordinate Continuing Judicial Education programming to help Pennsylvania judges stay abreast of cutting-edge legal issues.

Battling Bias 

Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court spoke about implicit and structural bias during the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity and the Owen J. Roberts Lecture in Constitutional Law.

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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**