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Sophia Z. Lee Named New Dean 

Sophia Z. Lee has been named the new dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Keshara Senanayake L'23

Award-Winning Student Leadership 

Penn has recognized Keshara Senanayake L’23 with a Graduate Student Leadership Award for his work crafting a long-term solution to unpaid and underpaid internships.

2019 Commencement

Penn Carey Law Commencement 2023 

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School honored the Class of 2023 graduates with a ceremony at the American Academy of Music.

faculty retreat

Award-Winning Educators 

Penn Carey Law recognized six faculty members with teaching awards for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Hail and Farewell Reception 

The Penn Carey Law community recently gathered to honor Dean Ted Ruger for his eight years of service as dean.

2023 Commencement Speaker: Gloria Allred CW’63 

“Fearless lawyer, feminist, activist, television and radio commentator, warrior, advocate, and winner” Gloria Allred CW’63 will serve as our 2023 commencement speaker.

Black History Month

Black Excellence in Leadership, Scholarship, & Advocacy 

In honor of Black History Month, explore some of the myriad examples of Black excellence in leadership, scholarship, advocacy, and activism across Penn Carey Law.

Art and Architecture: Lincoln the Lawyer 

The Law School’s statue of President Abraham Lincoln was sculpted by Civil War veteran George Bissell.

Art and Architecture: Edwin R. Keedy 

The Law School’s annual moot court competition is named in honor of Edwin R. Keedy.

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

A collection of resources and events that honor Dr. King, celebrate the advances in our nation’s civil rights, and examine the work still to be done.

Art and Architecture: George Sharswood C’1823 

The Sharswood Fellowship was created in 2007 to encourage scholars committed to entering a career in legal academia.

Art and Architecture: Judge Norma Shapiro L’51 

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.

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May 29, 2023

Drop-In Classroom Technology Training for Staff and Students (S240A)

This is a 20 minute in-person training on how to use the classroom technology in all of our classrooms and event spaces.

June 6, 2023

Staff Event: Best Practices in Getting Work Done

Business Affairs, Facilities, Human Resources, Information Technology Services

June 13, 2023

Master in Law Skills Session with Professor Simon

ML Students:  Join Professor Jessica Simon for this “crash course, law school skills session”.