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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.
Presidential Prof. Shaun Ossei-Owusu LPS’08 explores the civil rights’ implications of pervasive race, gender, and sex discrimination in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.
The Honorable Norma Shapiro L’51 was appointed to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1978, becoming the first female judge in the Third Circuit.
In a new report, students study the intersection between arts, culture, and gender-based stereotypes to better understand trends in law and policy worldwide.
Makayla Harrison C’18, L’23, GEd’23 and Bridget Lavender L’21, SPP’21 have attained competitive Skadden Fellowships to support the launch of their careers as public interest advocates.
Prof. Tobias Wolff writes that the First Amendment “affords no sanctuary for discriminatory conduct in the public marketplace.”
Three Penn Carey Law students reflect on their Big Law experiences during their 1L Diversity Fellowships.
The American Lawyer has honored Jim Sandman L’76 with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
“ASFA dealt a devastating blow to Black families,” and the time to repeal the Clinton-Era law is now, writes Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts.
On two separate podcasts, Lecturer in Law Deuel Ross L’09 shared his insights on his recent appearance before the Supreme Court defending the Voting Rights Act.
In this Q&A, Cara McClellan GEd’12 of the Law School’s Advocacy for Racial and Civil (ARC) Justice Clinic explains what’s at stake in the Supreme Court case over Harvard’s affirmative action policy.
“As Black students in law school, we’re concerned that SCOTUS could dismantle affirmative action at a time when students of color remain at significant disadvantage,” write BLSA Advocacy Co-Chairs Devontae Torriente L’24 and Ty Parks L’24 for The Philadelphia Inquirer.