Skip to main content

News & Events

Topics News Home
graphic of headshots of Dean Sophia Lee and Professor Jasmine Harris, side by side

Election to American Law Institute 

Dean Sophia Lee and Prof. Jasmine Harris join more than two dozen University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School colleagues as ALI members.

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.

Jen Leonard L'04 at whiteboard teaching Innovation in Practice at Penn Carey Law

Innovation in Practice 

Students reach across disciplinary boundaries to reimagine our legal institutions in Penn Carey Law’s future-looking course, “Innovation in Practice.”

Circumvention of Law and the Hidden Logic Behind It 

In a new article,Prof. Leo Katz explains why “there is simply no reasonable alternative” to an extremely manipulable legal system.

Kermit Roosevelt

The History of Juneteenth 

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt discusses the history and significance of Juneteenth in a new documentary and in an interview at Penn Today.

BLSA students in front of partner law firm B&P; also pictured is B&P managing partner Adelaide Benneh Prempeh

Serving Black Communities Across the Globe 

This year, the Black Law Student Association traveled to Ghana to engage with local lawyers as they worked to build their firm’s pro bono practice.

Lessons on Diplomacy 

After spending a semester studying women’s international human rights, Penn Carey Law students visited the UN Headquarters in New York.

Lawyers Leading ESG 

Penn Carey Law’s thought leadership in the ESG sphere uniquely prepares our students to enter this rapidly evolving field of business law.

‘The Nation that Never Was’ 

In The Nation that Never Was, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt provides an alternate understanding of American identity.

The Founding and Re-Founding of America 

Prof. Kermit Roosevelt discusses his book, The Nation That Never Was, with Robin Lindley at George Washington University’s History News Network.

The True Birthday of Modern America 

At the Los Angeles Times, Prof. Kermit Roosevelt argues that March 2 is the true birthday of Modern America.

Policing Marginalized Communities 

This past semester, Quattrone Center Fellow Anjelica Hendricks engaged students in the study of how policing intersects with race, gender, ability, and other intertwined socio-economic identities.

View More Recently Featured

Upcoming Events

View All

April 13, 2024

PIPG Symposium: IPandMe

PIPG will host their symposium, IPandMe, on Saturday, April 13 from 11am–4:15pm in Fitts Auditorium! Our symposium will explore the different ways IP intersects with our lives from patentability of genes to drawing the line between your knowledge and your employer’s trade secrets. Hear from practitioners and thought leaders in patent, trademark, and trade secret law including John Lee, Chief IP Counsel for the House of Representatives, and Judge Christopher Burke, District of Delaware. Come for lunch and all things IP! Please register here.

April 16, 2024

Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards

5:30 pm | Reception 6:00 pm | Program & Dinner Join the Toll Public Interest Center as we honor Penn Carey Law’s longstanding commitment to public service through our Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards. We will celebrate our students’ tremendous dedication to pro bono, our attorney supervisors’ and organizational partners’ unparalleled support for Penn Carey Law pro bono efforts, and our alumni’s exceptional creativity, innovation, and impact in serving important causes and communities. RSVP here!

April 17, 2024

Understanding Taxes with Michael Clancy

This session will walk you through how federal income taxes work, what you can do about them, and the interplay between taxes and investments; taxes and student loans. Tax calculations and language Process and Forms Employee Benefits Investing Gifting