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Promoting Economic Justice 

Peggy Browning Fellow Erica Oosterhout L’26, MBE’26 worked with labor and employment law firm Murphy Anderson this summer.

Dorothy Roberts at the graduation ceremony of RCSI 2024

Honorary Doctorate from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 

Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from RCSI for her work illuminating how racism underpins healthcare inequities.

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2024 Susman Godfrey Prize Recipient 

Astonique Robinson L’25 is the first Penn Carey Law student to receive the Susman Godfrey Prize.

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic students sitting around a large square of desks at Penn Carey Law

Supporting Sustainable Start-Ups & Underrepresented Entrepreneurs 

Our Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic contributes to economic development with a focus on underrepresented entrepreneurs and social impact start-ups.

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.

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July 17, 2024

Faculty Speaker: Tess Wilkinson-Ryan

We welcome you to join us on July 17th for a lunch and learn presentation by Professor Tess Wilkinson-Ryan. Professor Wilkinson-Ryan will be speaking about the psychological research she has done regarding legal and moral decision making, as well as her journey into becoming a professional in the field. If you would like to join virtually, please register HERE

July 18, 2024

Community Planting & Potting

Human Resources invites you to join us in the courtyard to pot new plants for your home or office, propagate any plants you have at home, and create a sense of community as we gather our green thumbs! HR will provide miniature terracotta pots, soil, water and other materials as needed. We encourage those who are interested in contributing to propagate your plants ahead of time and bring them along with you for a sense of community building. Lunch will be provided.

July 23, 2024

Bingo with Dean Lee

Human Resources invites you to join Dean Lee in the Clock as we play 4, 15-minute rounds of Bingo. Lunch will be provided, and winners will be awarded prizes! Games will start at 12:00pm, 12:15pm, 12:30pm, and 12:45pm.