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Distinguished Lecture on Jurisprudence 

Prof. Anita L. Allen will deliver the 2024 HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford.

‘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.

Trump’s Indictment and Our Democracy 

Prof. Claire Finkelstein discusses how this case is a test of America’s institutions, the rule of law, and the world’s oldest democracy.

‘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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May 29, 2024

Staff & Faculty BBQ

Please join us for our end of year celebration BBQ! Catering by Sweet Lucy’s. Let’s celebrate our accomplishments, our colleagues, and this opportunity to be together. Please wear your nametag.   Please let us know any dietary restrictions in your RSVP.

June 6, 2024

Wharton Global Forum

For more than 20 years, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has hosted Global Forums for leaders from industry, government, and academia to learn from and interact with the best minds in business. Join Us in São Paulo June 7–8, 2024