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Continuing Duty to Report

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Students participate in the Navigation Challenge during Professionalism Day 2021

Professionalism Day prepares law students for future legal leadership

Nearly 300 law students participated in this year’s Professionalism Day, hosted by the Law School’s Center on Professionalism (COP).

Energy and climate law professor joins Penn Carey Law and the Kleinman Center

Shelley Welton’s faculty appointment is at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School where she will hold an affiliation with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy in the Weitzman School.

Dr. Jonathan Lazar LLM’18: “Legal knowledge is for everyone”

Instead of brushing aside the legal questions his work as an information science professor raised, Lazar grew interested in learning how to find the answers.

2021 Global Institute for Human Rights’ Hackathon aimed to build a more equal and sustainable post-COVID-19 world

The 2021 Global Institute for Human Rights - Build Back Better focused on generating novel approaches to address human rights challenges during a global pandemic.

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Monday, October 25th, 2021

Q-II Classes Begin

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Curious about becoming a law professor?

Join Professors Gideon Parchomovsky, Dave Hoffman and Sophia Lee for a discussion of this career path.  Please register for this event to receive Zoom link.

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Procertas Introduction and Demo for Students

COP is pleased to introduce our new professionalism partner, Procertas. Join us on Monday, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm for an interactive demonstration of the platform from VP of Technical Solutions and Support for Procertas, Tristan Soliven.

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Fall Faculty Ad Hoc Workshop

Tom Baker