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Leading the Interdisciplinary Legal Academy 

Three interdisciplinary legal academics reflect on the role Penn Carey Law has played in their professional journeys.

Noncompete Agreements and Antitrust’s Rule of Reason 

“The Federal Trade Commission should develop a nuanced approach to employee noncompete agreements,” writes Prof. Herb Hovenkamp.

Velvet Rope Discrimination 

Presidential Prof. Shaun Ossei-Owusu LPS’08 explores the civil rights’ implications of pervasive race, gender, and sex discrimination in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.

Videotaping Interrogations in Pennsylvania 

The Quattrone Center has released “Videotaping Interrogations in Pennsylvania,” the first study to review Pennsylvania interrogation practices.

Disentangling the Influences of Defense Attorney Plea Recommendations 

Quattrone Center Research Fellow Johanna Hellgren has co-authored a paper that examines how defense attorneys make plea recommendations.

Training Tomorrow’s Legal Scholars 

Penn Carey Law’s interdisciplinary faculty cultivates an enriching atmosphere for emerging legal academics.

Putting Women Back into the Picture

Putting Women Back into the Picture 

In a new report, students study the intersection between arts, culture, and gender-based stereotypes to better understand trends in law and policy worldwide.

Life Sentence Commutations 

David Rudovsky and Kathleen M. Brown advocate the continuation of the commutation process and reform legislation providing for life with parole.

The Future of America’s Health Insurance 

“[I]t is an ideal time to begin to invest in policies that can foster a more secure, less complicated, and more equitable post-pandemic horizon of health insurance,” writes Prof. Allison K. Hoffman.

Amicus in LGBTQ+ Rights Case 

Prof. Tobias Wolff writes that the First Amendment “affords no sanctuary for discriminatory conduct in the public marketplace.”

Pandemic Governance 

Assistant Prof. Yanbai Andrea Wang analyzes the U.S. governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a recently published article.

The Law of Networks, Platforms, and Utilities 

Prof. Shelley Welton has co-authored a new casebook that encourages using the tools of NPU law to help address some of the most pressing problems of our time.

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January 30, 2023

Williams Institute Moot Court Practice

Weekly meeting for the student team participating in the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition on March 11, 2023.

January 31, 2023

Journal of Law & Innovation Information Session

Interested in law and technology? Join CTIC Professor Christopher Yoo and JLI Editor-in-Chief Ryland Ploeger and members Jessie Levin and Shashank Sirivolu to learn about this year-long seminar class, its annual symposium, and volume projects. You will also learn about the application process for 2023-2024.

January 31, 2023

Weil’s Law Firm Networking Reception for Penn Carey Law 1Ls

**This event is open to Penn Carey Law 1Ls only**