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Serena Mayeri

The Critical Role of History After Dobbs 

Prof. Serena Mayeri writes, “History can counsel against past errors and justify affirmative approaches to protecting rights and combating inequality.”

Professor Cathie Struve

Celebrating Excellence 

Prof. Catherine Struve receives the 2024 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Paul Robinson

American Criminal Law: Its People, Principles, and Evolution 

“Criminal law earns its moral authority by publicly committing itself to doing justice above all else,” said Prof. Paul H. Robinson.

Kate Shaw

Why the Supreme Court Should Clear the Way for a Pre-Election Trump Trial 

At The New York Times,Prof. Kate Shaw argues that the Court should reject Trump’s immunity argument quickly to allow a criminal trial to proceed before the presidential election in the fall.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Feminization of Poverty and Women’s Leadership 

Rangita de Silva de Alwis encourages UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2024 anti-poverty policymakers to “give women’s leadership and decision-making a fresh look.”

Tess Wilkinson-Ryan

The Fear of Playing a Fool 

At The Regulatory Review, Prof. Tess Wilkinson-Ryan L’05, G’06, PhD’08 discusses the role of human psychology in legal and regulatory systems.

Sarah Paoletti

Protecting the Right to Seek Asylum 

At The Hill,Transnational Legal Clinic Director Sarah Paoletti urges representatives to “take a long, hard look at the ways our immigration and deportation systems are failing people who are in harm’s way.”

Professor Cary Coglianese seated at a table, speaking

Compliance Is the Bridge to Better Regulatory Outcomes 

Prof. Cary Coglianese writes, “Analyzing and improving compliance is the key to strengthening regulators’ performance.”

Eve Higginbotham ML'20

Celebrating Black History Month: Present and Past Pioneers 

Dr. Eve Higginbotham ML’20 writes, “Recognizing the accomplishments of these pioneers affirms their value and reminds us of our own value that our own personal journeys bring to society every day.”

Row of new townhouses

Affordable Housing Is Climate Friendly Housing 

“States should prohibit local zoning ordinances that bar affordable, climate-friendly housing,” writes Bryn Hines L’24.

Back view portrait of young African-American people standing in voting booth and thinking

The Bounded Triumph of Health Care Ballot Initiatives 

“Medicaid expansion ballot initiatives show state referenda can expand health care access—but they have their limits,” write Prof. Allison K. Hoffman and Katie Cohen L’24, MBE’24.

Diverse human hands showing unity

Putting Women Back in the Game 

Students from Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s class on women, law, and leadership have produced a report exploring issues affecting women’s equality in sports.

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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