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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.

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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.

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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.

Sophia Z. Lee Named New Dean 

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

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November 8, 2023

Nonprofit Board Fellowship Application

Wonder what it’s like to be a nonprofit board member? Curious about nonprofit governance? Want to develop your leadership skills in a high impact setting? The NBF program matches second year Wharton MBA and Penn Carey Law students with the boards of local nonprofits, where they serve as visiting board members. Upon selection, fellows enter into an experiential learning environment that combines nonprofit service with personal development and membership in a community of like-minded peers. Applications are due December 12th, follow this link to apply.  If you have any questions we are also hosting a Q&A Zoom call on November 28th at 7 pm. RSVP here.

December 2, 2023

Waseda - Penn Global Patent Law Conference (Virtual Event)

Join CTIC for this virtual event to hear panels “Hot Issues in the Areas of Novelty & Non-Obviousness” and “Court-Led Patent Dispute ADR”. Please note, the event occurs on December 2 from 13:00-17:30 JST.

December 4, 2023

ILE Lunch & Learn Series: Mark Lebovitch

ILE is offering a lunch and learn series that highlights prominent lawyers in the business field, with a particular emphasis on exposing students and the Penn community to a diverse range of careers and cutting edge topics in business and business law.