$50 Million Gift For Public Interest Lawyering
The Robert and Jane Toll Foundation has made a $50 million gift to the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School to dramatically expand the Toll Public Interest Scholars and Fellows Program.
Professor de Silva de Alwis be affiliated with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) as a Hillary Rodham Clinton Fellow on Gender Equity 2021-2022.
Prof. Skeel analyzes two strategies that are intended to distort – and do distort – the voting process in corporate bankruptcy.
Pollman will be part of the ECGI Working Paper Series (Law and Finance), internationally known for its reliable, informed, and interdisciplinary contributions to a wide range of global issues.
Conducting all recruiting virtually meant that the Law School has been able to find new applicant pools in Latin America and Africa.
The FGP Fellowship is designed for students who are the first in their families to attend professional school.
The report explores the limits of human decision-making and how integrating machine-learning algorithms across government entities may improve current systems in place.
The global conversation, “Equal in Law and Life: Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” reflected on the transformative impact of Justice Ginsburg’s work on equality.
The report was written in collaboration with the members of the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development).
The fellowships fund recent law graduates who want to pursue work in the public interest, particularly in service of the poor, elderly, homeless, and disabled.
Willis will work collaboratively to build upon the Law School’s focus on developing novel solutions to the growing problems that pervade the legal services ecosystem.
The Law and Society Association is “an interdisciplinary scholarly organization committed to social scientific, interpretive, and historical analyses of law across multiple social contexts.”
The generosity of the W. P. Carey Foundation allowed the Law School to support students in their legal studies in the face of an unprecedented crisis.
The Forum brings together leaders in business, law, multinationals, venture capital, business start-ups, and legal entities.
Fisch is an internationally known scholar whose work focuses on the intersection of business and law.
Coglianese specializes in the study of administrative law and regulatory processes and is the Director of the Penn Program on Regulation.
The Robert and Jane Toll Foundation has made a $50 million gift to the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School to dramatically expand the Toll Public Interest Scholars and Fellows Program.
The clinic gives students the opportunity to represent clients accused of crimes including drug possession, possession with intent to deliver, robbery, retail theft, and assault.
The fellowship supports writers, scholars, filmmakers, and journalists “who generate big, bold ideas that have an impact and spark new conversations about the most pressing issues of our day.”
The program provides funding for students to defer their first year of study to work at one of WLI’s partner nonprofit organizations.
The task force is designed to develop and disseminate resources, training, and peer-to-peer exchanges for prosecutors across the country.
Lily Moran, the 2020 Leo Model Foundation Government and Public Affairs Initiative Summer Fellow, is a legal intern for the Environmental Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General.
After a 15-year hiatus, Prof. Robinson was reelected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI) in June.
For University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Practice Professor of Law Cynthia Dahl, intellectual property law is an instrument of equality.
Michael is working on the Economic Justice team at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia.
The fellowships provide funding for students who secure internships with organizations that are doing work relevant to technology policy, intellectual property, cyber law, privacy, and related fields.
The CTIC Summer Public Interest Fellowships were awarded to students Gerald Adams L’22 and Joshua Burd L’22.
Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Leo E. Strine brings his 21 years of service on the Delaware bench to the Law School.
Rizzo credits Seth Kreimer and her experiences in two of his courses for informing her thinking on the writing competition topic.
Students in the yearlong Appellate Advocacy Clinic handled a range of cases in state and federal court, with a particular focus on issues of economic justice.
This year’s cohort includes professionals, faculty, and a diverse student group including Wharton MBA, Penn Dental students, and Penn Veterinary Medicine students
Grace Cho L’22 and Raymond Magsaysay L’22 will each receive a scholarship as well as mentorship and assistance with their career development.
The Dr. Andy Binns Impact Award recognizes the contributions of those who have significantly impacted or extensively contributed to graduate and professional student life at Penn.
Professor Cary Coglianese and co-author Lavi M. Ben Dor L’20 assess the use of artificial intelligence in courts and administrative agencies throughout the United States.
The Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic has crafted series of frequently asked questions and answers that matter most to small business owners and entrepreneurs during the pandemic.
Giwa-Ojuri, who was a Toll Public Interest Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, will be a fellow at Community Legal Services (CLS).
Faculty and staff across the Law School have responded to the COVID-19 crisis by creating new summer courses and skills development programming for students.
Six members of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School have received teaching awards for the 2019–20 academic year.
“Thriving in the Law” explores the tools and strategies necessary to equip lawyers to handle the social and emotional aspects of lawyering.
The award honors the memory of Louis Del Duca, who taught on the faculty of Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law for over fifty years.
Thanks to LPS faculty, 3L students, and the Law School’s Information Technology Services staff, the spring semester of LPS remained a rich learning experience.
Vivek was selected for the fellowship by Gideon’s Promise, a non-profit public defender advocacy organization.
The moot, which normally takes place in Vienna, was held online between April 4-6 and is the most prestigious competition of its kind.
The exercise, held online due to the coronavirus, called on eight teams of law students to negotiate an agreement through multilateral diplomacy.
The certificate program - a joint venture between the Law School and the Department for Africana Studies - will give JD students an understanding of the peoples of Africa.
Throughout the Spring of 2020, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is offering students an insider’s law enforcement perspective in “Policing in the 21st century."
The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Center on Professionalism (COP) partnered with the Legal Practice Skills (LPS) faculty to host the inaugural Judicial Panel on Professionalism.
On February 27 and 28, 2020, the Law School’s Future of the Profession Initiative (FPI) welcomed legal profession leaders, clients, and innovators for “Law 2030: A Global Conversation About the Future of the Profession.”
The two-day program saw top law students engage with prominent legal professionals, public servants, and leaders in the fields of international law and public service.
Building on the research and scholarship of Working Group members, the group will focus on connecting schools around the world and provide key advice and advocacy efforts.
On February 22, a team of three University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students won first place in the 9th Annual Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition (HLRCC).
Snow’s fellowship project at the SeniorLAW Center will address the legal needs of seniors facing guardianship abuse, neglect, exploitation, and other issues of access to justice.
The article offers evidence-based policy recommendations to inform the General Assembly's 2020 review of the international human rights treaty system.
Six Penn Law students presented their research on access to justice and transitional justice in the Gambia.
The final two teams in the 2020 Keedy Cup argued McKinney v. Arizona, a pending Supreme Court case involving complicated legal questions related to death penalty sentencing.
The goal of the Fellowship is to encourage "talented young lawyers to pursue the practice of public interest law on a full-time basis” with the goal “to improve legal services for the poor and encourage economic independence.”
The Global Justice Fellowship (GJF) and the Global Legal Practice Fellowship (GLPF) assist Penn Law students in obtaining valuable international experience by facilitating summer internships.
An internationally recognized expert in race, gender, and the law, Roberts also spoke at a standing-room-only forum at Harvard with Harvard Professor Elizabeth Hinton in conjunction with the publication of her Foreword.
The Initiative aims to help both law students and alumni maneuver through an ever-changing legal profession.
Prof. Anita L. Allen recently traveled to the Netherlands to receive an honorary doctorate degree, Doctor Honoris Causa, from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands.
Penn Law’s Office of International Programs has released the publication, “Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: Three Essays on Moral Leadership.”
Earlier this fall, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced that restorative justice attorney sujatha baliga L’99 was chosen as a MacArthur Fellow and winner of a $625,000 award.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) has secured a $350,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to provide a basis for evidence-based decision-making regarding the economics of digital services.
The W. P. Carey Foundation, one of the leading supporters of educational institutions, has given Penn the largest gift ever to a law school: $125 million.
The report is based on the preliminary findings on access to justice and transitional justice in The Gambia following the authoritarian rule of Yahya Jammeh.
Penn Law organized a Fall Wellness Week October 7-10, coinciding with the ABA's Law School Mental Health Day on October 10. The week culminated in the opening of the Clinton/Parker Wellness Suite.
The Initiative will examine new ways law schools can adopt a holistic vision for the formation of lawyers - both during law school and throughout their careers.
Three members were added to the faculty for 2019-2020, in addition to six professors that joined between 2016 and 2018.
baliga was honored for her work as the director of the Restorative Justice Project at Impact Justice in Oakland, California.
She has co-authored a study with U.N. Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of U.N. Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on leadership in sustainable development.
Profs. Tom Baker, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Allison Hoffman, and Paul Heaton have each been awarded grants in support of their vital research and scholarship.
Esther Kang L’21 WG’21 and Bhavin Shah L’21 have been awarded Diversity Scholarships by the Morgan Lewis Foundation.
Recent Penn Law graduate Louis J. Capozzi III L’19 has been selected as a clerk for Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Garrison Todd L’18, MBE’18 has joined Advocates for the West as a Catalyst Fellow, and through his work there he has engaged deeply with some of today’s most pressing issues in environmental law.
In the summer of 2018, Justin was one of three interns in the Office of the Director for the Division of External Operations at the International Criminal Court.
Bluestine joins the Quattrone Center after a decade leading the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, a non-profit dedicating to securing exoneration for individuals wrongfully convicted of crimes.
As a fellow, Brill will work to improve outcomes for court-involved youth in Harlem, New York.
Under the umbrella of the Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC), Penn Law rose from number 16 to a tie for number 8 in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report law school specialty rankings.
In the three decades since the start of the Public Interest Program, nearly 7,000 students have provided more than 600,000 hours of pro bono service with over 350 community partners across the country and around the globe.
Sanjay Jolly L'21, Roger Li L'21, Myles Lynch L'20, and Anna Sheu L'21 will work in internships in public interest or government organizations that focus on technology, intellectual property, cyber law, and related fields.
The competition is the only moot court in the country focusing exclusively on legal issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Professors Jill Fisch, Jonah Gelbach, and Jonathan Klick were among the faculty whose research was recognized by The Corporate Practice Commentator.
These eight new massive open online courses (MOOCs) will bring legal education to learners far beyond the traditional pool of J.D., LLM, and ML candidates.
The American Constitution Society (ACS) has selected Allison Person L'20 and Jon Gould L'19 as Next Generation Leaders.
The Memorandum of Understanding enables faculty exchanges, student exchanges, and collaborative scholarly opportunities between the two universities.
Nine Penn Law alumni are among the winners of awards for 2019.
The postgraduate Helton fellowship will help support Saxena during next year during her tenure as the International Legal Fellow with Women Enabled International.
The student group received the award at Penn Law on March 20 during the chapter’s annual symposium.
In this video, the Campaign Co-Chairs for the Power of Penn Law campaign - Osagie Imasogie GL'85 and Seth Plattus L'86 - share their reasons for supporting the Law School.
Penn Law’s Quattrone Center has joined the National Partnership for Pretrial Justice, a group of more than 30 research, technical assistance, policy, and advocacy organizations.
Penn Law will host a unique, two-day international strategic crisis and negotiation exercise on March 15 and 16.
Penn Law is once again the number one law school in the country for employment outcomes, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings of law schools.
In partnership with Penn Law’s expanding Inclusion and Engagement Initiatives, the Outreach Program is growing, with the goal of expanding participating undergraduate schools and increasing law student participation.
University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Dorothy Roberts will deliver the keynote address at the university’s 2019 commencement ceremony on May 22.
The Penn Law First Generation Fellows program is open to those who are among the first in their families to attend graduate or professional school.
Students at Penn Law, Temple, and Drexel will learn how to work toward an end to mass incarceration and how to incorporate policy into their advocacy.
Robinson is the Colin S. Diver Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Coglianese will contribute to a project examining and reviewing the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Inspection Program.
The four finalists argued New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, a pending Supreme Court case testing whether a court or an arbitrator is the appropriate body to decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) applies to a contract.
Each video features an individual student and explores the unique ways they have learned to thrive during their time at Penn Law.
Prof. Rulli will receive the prestigious Father Robert Drinan Award of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities.
In his new role, Kosuri will assume responsibility for the oversight and development of Penn Law’s longstanding clinical program, the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies.
The Center and the city seek to learn from a comprehensive root cause analysis report on the case of Malcolm J. Bryant.
Lia Diagnostics, Inc., worked with the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic in 2015 to patent its innovative new paper pregnancy test.
Penn Law held its annual dinner recognizing students involved in the Leo Model Foundation Government Service & Public Affairs Initiative.
This year’s Visiting Policy Fellows are Sozi Pedro Tulante, Ilana Eisenstein L’04, and Joshua Wright.
This curricular module will expose students to the latest data about risks to health and career satisfaction among practicing lawyers, and equip them with tools to promote awareness and well-being in their future careers.
McSwain delivered the keynote address at Penn Law about the importance of military values and civil civic discourse.
Penn Law’s Institute for Law and Economics hosted a Law and Entrepreneurship Lecture featuring Osagie Imasogie LLM’85, Senior Managing Partner at PIPV Capital.
The blog will feature writing by CERL fellows, interns, staff, and board members, along with CERL conference participants and other guest experts.
On November 9, a panel of global diplomats gathered at Penn Law to discuss the topics of international conflict resolution and ethics in negotiation.
Law School alumni won elections in Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Texas.
Wiley spoke at Penn Law’s annual Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Lecture about gender and racial injustice in the current American political landscape.
McMaster delivered this year’s Paul G. Haaga, Jr. Lecture in Law, Government, and Public Policy on the threat Russian new generation warfare poses to the free world.
Brande Stellings came to Penn Law to share her perspective on her experience as a woman in the corporate workplace, and why female leadership on corporate boards is more important than ever.
The Law School continues to expand its full-time faculty and has welcomed several new academic fellows.
Sarah Barringer Gordon is a recipient of the Arrington-Prucha Prize for her article, “Fatal Convergence in the Kingdom of God: The Mountain Meadows Massacre in American History.”
On October 18, 2018, the Penn Law Alumni Society honored distinguished alumni for their professional accomplishments and service to the Law School.
On October 4, Penn’s Institute for Law and Economics (ILE) hosted a conversation on the present and future of corporate governance.
On October 1, Penn Law hosted a panel of leading First Amendment lawyers and thinkers for a wide-ranging discussion that grappled with complex questions at the intersection of the First Amendment and social justice.
The Toll Public Interest Center's 11th Annual Public Interest Week featured preeminent civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill as its 2018 Honorary Fellow-in-Residence.
Penn Law and the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition (CTIC) are pleased to announce the fourth year of the CTIC Interdisciplinary Scholarship Program.
The Quattrone Center announced the appointments of Kimberly Foxx, State’s Attorney for Cook County, Illinois and Ty Stiklorius C’97 WG’03, co-founder of #FREEAMERICA, to the Center’s Board.
The Global Affairs Review showcases Penn Law's leadership in, and connections to, new global developments in the area of law, policy, and practice.
Penn Law and the Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition have awarded the CTIC Summer Public Interest Fellowships to Christina Chen L’20 and Vivek Kembaiyan L’20.
Beginning fall 2018, all applicants to the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s JD degree program will have the option to take the LSAT, GRE, or GMAT admissions tests.
Starting this fall, Penn Law students can study abroad at the London School of Economics.
Profs. Dorothy Roberts, Allison Hoffman, David Hoffman, David Skeel, Howard Langer, and Peter Leckman all recognized for their teaching efforts in 2017-18.
CHOP announces the expansion of its Multi-Partner Medical Legal Partnership (MLP), a collaboration between the Hospital and Penn Law's Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic.
On April 13, Penn Law students Jesse McGleughlin L’20, Ian Wahrenbrock L’19, and Andrew Wilson L’19 won the the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition.
CTIC celebrates ten years at the cutting edge of law and technology.
Kelly McLaughlin was named as Director of the Carey JD/MBA program.
Penn Law student Patrick A. Berry L’18 was named the recipient of the Samuel T. Gomez Award.
Jack Heyburn L’18 and Teresa Akkara L’18 won this year’s Edwin R. Keedy Cup, Penn Law’s internal moot court competition. Paul Quincy L’18 was named Best Oralist.
The firm of Frost Brown Todd has awarded Shannon Reid L'20 with a 2017 Diversity Scholarship.
Four new members joined the full-time faculty at the Law School in the 2017-2018 academic year.
The University of Pennsylvania Law School has appointed Maureen Reilly to the position of Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Career Services.
Christina Chen L’20, Delaney Butler L’20, and Kelsey Matevish L’19 have been awarded CTIC Interdisciplinary Scholarships.
Six Penn Law faculty were recognized for their teaching in 2017.