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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.
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.
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.
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.