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The duty to report any character or fitness issues is continuous from the point when you apply to law school through graduation.



Orientation information for admitted students (locked to admitted students only)

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July 23, 2024

Preparing for Public Defender Interviews

Attention rising 2Ls and 3Ls interviewing for summer and post-grad public defender positions. Join us as we discuss interview format, strategies and best practices, and answer questions you have about the PD interview process. We’ll be joined by alums with experience at state and federal PD offices across the country. **This event is for Penn Carey Law students only.**

July 29, 2024

LLM Class of 2025 Orientation

LLM Pre-Term Program starts with Orientation on July 29, 2024, and ends with the Pre-Term summer 2024 final celebration on August 28, 2024.

July 30, 2024

The Art of Networking + Speed Networking Event - LLM Pre-Term

OCS presents the Art of Networking for LLM Class of 2025.

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The Power of a Carey JD/MBA

The Carey JD/MBA at Penn Carey Law and Wharton is a leader among its peers as a fully integrated program with myriad opportunities and a close-knit community.

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International Public Interest Litigation

Toll Public Interest Scholar Angela Yu L’26 is interning for Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) in Johannesburg, South Africa for 10 weeks this summer.

Paul Robinson

‘Stop Decriminalising Crime’

“When a gap opens between what the law punishes and what society believes should be punished, people lose respect for the law and are more likely to violate it,” writes Prof. Paul H. Robinson and Jeffrey Seaman L’27.

Kate Shaw

‘The Supreme Court Creates a Lawless Presidency’

At The New York Times, Prof. Kate Shaw writes that none of the Supreme Court’s precedents supports the Trump immunity decision.