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April 13, 2024

PIPG Symposium: IPandMe

PIPG will host their symposium, IPandMe, on Saturday, April 13 from 11am–4:15pm in Fitts Auditorium! Our symposium will explore the different ways IP intersects with our lives from patentability of genes to drawing the line between your knowledge and your employer’s trade secrets. Hear from practitioners and thought leaders in patent, trademark, and trade secret law including John Lee, Chief IP Counsel for the House of Representatives, and Judge Christopher Burke, District of Delaware. Come for lunch and all things IP! Please register here.

April 16, 2024

Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards

5:30 pm | Reception 6:00 pm | Program & Dinner Join the Toll Public Interest Center as we honor Penn Carey Law’s longstanding commitment to public service through our Annual Pro Bono Recognition Dinner & Alumni Impact Awards. We will celebrate our students’ tremendous dedication to pro bono, our attorney supervisors’ and organizational partners’ unparalleled support for Penn Carey Law pro bono efforts, and our alumni’s exceptional creativity, innovation, and impact in serving important causes and communities. RSVP here!

April 17, 2024

Understanding Taxes with Michael Clancy

This session will walk you through how federal income taxes work, what you can do about them, and the interplay between taxes and investments; taxes and student loans. Tax calculations and language Process and Forms Employee Benefits Investing Gifting

April 17, 2024

On-campus Tabling: Faegre Drinker

Stop by for swag, snacks, and a casual chat with attorneys!

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Serena Mayeri

‘Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s Failure to Endorse a Nationwide Abortion Ban’

“All of this is at stake in Trump’s ultimate lie: his claim to be a champion of democracy rather than the architect of its demise,” writes Prof. Serena Mayeri.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

The Sexualized Dimensions of Torture in the Independent International Commission of Inquiry Report on Ukraine and Survivor-Centric Justice

The scale of conflict-related sexual violence has created a new public reckoning on the sexual dimension of torture in Ukraine and other parts of the world.

Sophia Lee

Reflecting on History, Preparing for the Future

Dean Sophia Z. Lee discusses her scholarship in administrative law and shares her advice with law students and future scholars.

National Trial Competition - Texas Young Lawyers Association

National Trial Competitors

Six Penn Carey Law students recently made an impressive showing at the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition regionals.