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June 26, 2024

Public Interest Course Advising Chat

Navigating the course selection process can be daunting. It can make you wonder how to best maximize your time at Penn Carey Law. We are here to help! Join TPIC and OCS on Zoom for our Public Interest Course Advising Chat to get answers to your questions before course selection ends. We will be joined by a terrific group of young alums working in public interest who will share their experiences with coursework, clinics, externships, pro bono projects, MPRE timing, and preparing for clerkships. RSVP HERE and submit your questions ahead of time. Note: If you cannot attend, please RSVP, and a recording of the chat can be sent to you.

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Tom Baker

LSA’s 2024 Harry J. Kalven, Jr. Prize

The Law & Society Association has recognized Prof. Tom Baker for his “continuing and most distinguished theoretical-empirical contributions to the advancement of law and society research.”

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.

Sandra Sandy Mayson, Quattrone Center Fellow

‘Officers’ Failure to Appear in Court Undermines Justice’

Prof. Sandy Mayson advocates holding police departments responsible for their officers’ appearances in court.

headshot of Astonique Robinson L'25

2024 Susman Godfrey Prize Recipient

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