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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.
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.
Equal Rights Amendment Advocacy
“The fight for the E.R.A… . should serve as a reminder that constitutional amendment is possible,” writes Visiting Prof. Kate Shaw at The New York Times.
Neurodiversity in the Legal Profession
In the NALP Bulletin, Joanna Craig explores how increasing efforts to recruit and support neurodiversity in the legal profession raises new disclosure questions.
Lessons on Diplomacy
After spending a semester studying women’s international human rights, Penn Carey Law students visited the UN Headquarters in New York.
Ending Mass Incarceration
At Slate, Seema Saifee, Quattrone Center Research Fellow, explores how incarcerated individuals have contributed to the conversation on reducing incarceration and crime.
Prison Legal Education Project
By bringing legal education to prisons, the Prison Legal Education Project supports incarcerated individuals to lead their own successful legal advocacy.
‘Abortion Pill Ruling is Bad Law’
At The New York Times, Visiting Prof. Kate Shaw argues that the Biden Administration should challenge the recent abortion pill decision.
Lawyers Leading ESG
Penn Carey Law’s thought leadership in the ESG sphere uniquely prepares our students to enter this rapidly evolving field of business law.
2023 Commencement Speaker: Gloria Allred CW’63
“Fearless lawyer, feminist, activist, television and radio commentator, warrior, advocate, and winner” Gloria Allred CW’63 will serve as our 2023 commencement speaker.
Disability & the Right to Move in the World
“[G]reater overall access masks the realities and stakes of air travel for people with disabilities,” writes Prof. Jasmine Harris at The Regulatory Review.
Honoring Dedication to Public Service
The Honorable Aida Waserstein L’73, who came to the United States as a Jewish Cuban refugee and is also a children’s book author, was recently inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame.