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Protecting Affordable Housing 

Toll Public Interest Fellow Will Fairhurst L’22 advocated for affordable housing in New Jersey.

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Advocating Fair Housing 

Rebecca Orton L’22 is a 2022-2023 Catalyst Fellow and housing attorney with a previous career in theatre for social change.

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Skadden Fellowships 

Allison Nasson L’24 and Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin L’24 have been awarded prestigious Skadden Fellowships.

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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.

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Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice 

Mostafa El-Harazi L’23 leveraged his international law experience as an extern with Center for Justice and Accountability in co-founding the International Law Society at Penn.

Seeking Justice for Students in Idaho 

As a Catalyst Fellow, Erica Rodarte L’22 launched an investigation of two Idaho school districts on behalf of Latine students.

Sarah Perlman L'22

Consumer Law & Elder Justice 

At Greater Boston Legal Services, Sarah Perlman L’22 worked to ensure older adults retained access to financial resources and legal services supporting their economic independence.


Transforming the Parole Process 

A fierce advocate for people impacted by incarceration, Sadye Stern L’22 worked on parole justice with Amistad Law Project.

Natine Macauley L'25

In-House Legal Experience 

A Sadie Scholar with an interest in intellectual property law, Natine Macauley L’25 gained essential in-house experience working at the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Sheridan Macy L'24

Climate Law & Human Rights 

Sheridan Macy L’24 shares her experience working at the intersections of environmental law and human rights.

Camilla Samuelsson L'25

Advocating for Immigrants 

Interning with the Legal Aid Society’s immigration law unit gave Camilla Samuelsson L’25 hands-on experience representing clients in deportation proceedings.

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.

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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.