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Adam Liptak Named Penn Carey Law’s 2024 Commencement Speaker 

Adam Liptak has covered the Supreme Court for The New York Times for 16 years.

Taken at Law Day, held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum on May 1, 1965. L to R: Raymond Pace Alexander, Sadie T.M. Alexander, Mar...

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: A Day of Service and Reflection 

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.

Dean Sohpia Z. Lee with LLM students (2023)

Top 23 Stories of 2023 

A look back at this year’s top news stories at Penn Carey Law.

Penn Carey Law sign - Golkin entrance

Distinguished Faculty Retirements 

Two distinguished faculty members have retired from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Sarah Barringer Gordon and Doug Frenkel W’68, L’72.

Penn SP2 at the cross-disciplinary fair.

2023 Cross-Disciplinary Fair 

Penn Carey Law’s annual event provides students to explore the wide range of joint-degree and certificate programs at Penn.

Enhancing African Diaspora Engagement 

Osagie Imasogie LLM’85 has been named to the inaugural President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States.

Penn Carey Law Details

Welcome, New Faculty! 

The Law School welcomes experts in voting rights, law and technology, constitutional law, legal ethics, and more.

Welcome, JD Class of 2026! 

The members of the Law School’s newest class of 248 students were selected from one of the largest applicant pools in Law School history.

Welcome, LLM Class of 2024! 

This year’s accomplished cohort of over 100 Penn Carey Law LLM students hail from over 30 countries.

Dean Sophia Z. Lee

New Dean, New Era 

Sophia Z. Lee begins her term as Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, leading Penn Carey Law toward a new era.

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.

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April 22, 2024

The Making of Europe’s Unwritten Supremacy Clause

The making of Europe’s unwritten supremacy clause: Our guest speaker is a principal investigator of a research project on the narrative analysis of the judgments of the European Court of Justice in comparative perspective. He looks beyond the text of the judicial opinion, taking into account the procedural history of the case, the actors who played a part in it, and the narratives underlying and stemming from the case. In this context, he wants to speak about the history of Costa v ENEL, a case which can be regarded for many reasons as Europe’s Marbury v Madison

April 24, 2024

ITS Exam Helpdesk - Spring Finals 2024

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April 24, 2024

Know Your Rights: Security Deposits as a Tenant

Has your Landlord refused to return your security deposit? Are you concerned that your landlord will refuse to return your security deposit when you move out? Join Certified Legal Interns from the Civil Practice Clinic of Penn Carey Law School for a discussion of security deposit law, protections for tenants, and what you can do to obtain your security deposit after you leave your apartment. Come to this brief session to learn your legal rights and how to enforce them, and to hear from others in the Philadelphia community who are experiencing these same important issues. Please bring ID to enter the building.