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Carrie Burnham Kilgore L'1888

‘Inspiring Not Just for Women but for All Law Students’ 

The Penn Carey Law Women’s Association’s annual dinner honors the legacy of Dr. Caroline Burnham Kilgore L’1888.

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.”

Taken at Law Day, held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum on May 1, 1965. L to R: Raymond Pace Alexander, Sadie T.M. Alexander, Mar...

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: A Day of Service and Reflection 

A collection of resources and events that honor Dr. King, celebrate the advances in our nation’s civil rights, and examine the work still to be done.

Areal view of the urban sprawl and row houses in south Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Disproportionate Impact of Act 135 

A groundbreaking report from the ARC Justice Clinic reveals a racially disparate impact on property owners subjected to petitions under the Abandoned and Blighted Property Act (Act 135).

Fair Leases in Philadelphia 

Prof. David Hoffman and a team of Penn Carey Law students created a pathbreaking model lease for Philadelphia that is fair, legal, and free.

Mostafa el-Harazi L'23

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.

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.

LGBTQ Pride

First Amendment and Anti-Discrimination 

“The Speech Clause of the First Amendment has never been a license for businesses to discriminate in the commercial marketplace,” writes Prof. Tobias Wolff.

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.

Keshara Senanayake L'23

Award-Winning Student Leadership 

Penn has recognized Keshara Senanayake L’23 with a Graduate Student Leadership Award for his work crafting a long-term solution to unpaid and underpaid internships.

Dorothy Roberts

American Philosophical Society Election 

The esteemed American Philosophical Society, founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin, has elected Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts to join its prestigious membership.

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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