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A Passport to American Legal Practice 

About 20 percent of Penn Carey Law’s LLM class participate in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program after graduation.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Special Advisor to the UK Parliamentary Committee on Gender Apartheid 

Rangita de Silva de Alwis will also help guide draft language on gender apartheid on General Recommendation 40 of the Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) treaty.

Philadelphia downtown street with historic City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

How Will Philadelphia Finance Climate Change? 

Although cities will need $5.4 trillion annually through 2030 to combat climate change, they are currently receiving just 1% of those funds, writes Prof. Bill Burke-White.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Sexual Violence as a Tactic of War 

“If we take gender justice out of the criminal justice system, we are left with a system that only serves the criminal,” writes Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Examining the UN Secretary General’s Independent Assessment of Afghanistan Submitted to the Security Council Under Resolution 2679 of 2023 

“At the heart of the gender equality project,” writes Senior Adjunct Professor of Global Leadership Rangita de Silva de Alwis, “is the full and equal right to education of women and girls.”

headshot of Olivia Rosenzweig

International Law at the Department of Justice 

As an extern with the Department of Justice, Olivia Rosenzweig L’23 worked on projects in the Office of Foreign Litigation and the Office of International Judicial Assistance.

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.

Exploring Global Career Paths 

Splitting his summer across 3 internships, David Alan Johnson L’25 accrued legal experience in both the public and private sectors.

Jalen Starks L'25

Immersing in Global Transactions 

At Freshfields’ New York office, Jalen Starks L’25 worked on international M&A matters.

Natalie Malek L'25

Advancing International Human Rights 

As a Global Justice Fellow and Mead Fellow, Natalie Malek L’25 worked for the UK-based international human rights organization, Reprieve.

Cultivating International Practitioners & Scholars 

LLM and SJD students come from around the world, enriching our campus and classrooms with their diverse lived experiences.

Jean Galbraith, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, and co-authors Latifa AlMarri LLM'23, Lisha Bhati LLM'2

‘Poverty Penalties’ Pose Human Rights Concerns 

Criminal fines and fees disproportionately affect poor individuals and people in vulnerable groups, write Prof. Jean Galbraith and students.

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February 20, 2024

Religious Liberty: From State Statute to SCOTUS

The Christian Legal Society presents Frank DeVito, counsel at Napa Legal. He will discuss the different types of laws that affect religious individuals and religious organizations.

February 20, 2024

History of Antisemitic Laws

Join JLSA for a presentation and discussion with Professor Andrea Martin, a Professor at Penn State Dickinson Law and the Faculty Chair of their JLSA, as well as a board member of Penn State Hillel, on the history of antisemitic laws. Professor Martin will discuss the history of antisemitic laws and current laws that protect groups based on race, nationality, or ancestry. Additionally, learn about the commonalities between antisemitism and racism - including how the Nazi leadership used American jurisprudence, including Jim Crow laws and anti-miscegenation laws, to create new discriminatory laws.

February 21, 2024

CTIC Career Speaker Series: Maya Nayak

Join us to hear from this incredibly impressive professional working in health care privacy as Penn Medicine’s Deputy Chief Privacy Officer.