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News & Events Archive

  • September 18, 2017
    Penn Law’s Center on Professionalism supports students as they prepare for careers as professionals in an evolving legal landscape. In this video feature, COP Director Jennifer Leonard L’04 discusses the center’s mission and programming.
  • September 18, 2017

    The coming together of law and technology and what it heralds for students and society.

  • September 11, 2017
    In the Transnational Legal Clinic, which was founded in 2006, students directly represent clients and organizations in international human rights and immigration legal proceedings. In this video feature clinic director Sarah Paoletti and alumni discuss the clinics work for clients seeking asylum and other forms of immigration relief.
  • September 7, 2017
    In this dispatch, Toni Garrett L’18 discusses how her certificate in Communications and Media Policy prepared her for her summer position at A&E Networks.
  • September 7, 2017
    In this dispatch, Steven Mills L’19 describes his summer litigation internship at the ACLU of Northern California.
  • September 5, 2017
    Amy Wax, the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law, with co-author Larry Alexander of the University of San Diego School of Law, recently published an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Paying the price for breakdown of the country’s bourgeois culture.” The piece provoked intense debate, as well as strong reactions, across the ideological spectrum.
  • September 5, 2017
    In a recently published article in the Northwestern Law Review titled “Democratizing Criminal Law as an Abolitionist Project,” Penn Law professor Dorothy Roberts sets out an alternative vision of criminal justice.
  • September 1, 2017
    This week, Penn Law welcomed the JD Class of 2020, comprised of 244 students who will bring their academic talents, professional skills, commitment to service, and artistic abilities to the Law School community.
  • August 24, 2017
    In this dispatch, Mickey Hartz L’19 describes his experience at the Department of Justice in the Environment and Natural Resources Division.
  • August 21, 2017
    With a JD from Penn Law, you’re prepared for your first job and your entire career. In this video feature, students, alumni, and faculty discuss what makes the Penn Law JD experience — and the Penn Law community — so special.