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Penn Carey Law students are not just students: they are also community leaders, dedicated public servants, and passionate individuals with rich personal and professional lives. The Law School is here to support our students through the exhilarating, unique experience that is studying law at Penn.

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Health and Wellness

Student health and wellness is paramount. Learn about the available resources.


Continuing Duty to Report

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



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June 13, 2023

Master in Law Skills Session with Professor Simon

ML Students:  Join Professor Jessica Simon for this “crash course, law school skills session”.

June 16, 2023

Overview of the US Judicial System with Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Judge Restrepo will deliver a brief overview of the judicial system in the United States, including the parallel state and federal systems, both civil and criminal.

June 20, 2023

Master in Law Summer Reception (Invitation Only)

Join University of Pennsylvania’s Dianne Hull, Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students, and Post Docs, and members of the Master in Law Team for our summer reception. This event presents itself as an opportunity for current and incoming ML degree and certificate students and alumni to learn more of services available to assist you in your job search. Faculty and ML Staff will also be on hand.  There will be plenty of opportunity to mix, mingle, and network. Please advise of your plans to join us no later than June 12th! RSVP

July 7, 2023

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. 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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Sophia Z. Lee Named New Dean

Sophia Z. Lee has been named the new dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

2022-23 Law Alumni Society Awards

The Law Alumni Society (LAS)’s annual awards honor exemplary and inspirational members of the Penn Carey Law community.

BLSA students in front of partner law firm B&P; also pictured is B&P managing partner Adelaide Benneh Prempeh

Serving Black Communities Across the Globe

This year, the Black Law Student Association traveled to Ghana to engage with local lawyers as they worked to build their firm’s pro bono practice.

Did SCOTUS Fix ‘Brown Shoe?’

“As other zombies, Brown Shoe should be put back in its coffin,” writes Prof. Herb Hovenkamp at ProMarket.