Law School

The New Economics of Crime and Punishment

November 6, 2012

David Abrams of the Law School comments on the criminal-justice system.

Article Source: Wired

New Jersey’s Candidate-residency Rule Is Again the Subject of a Legal Fight

October 24, 2012

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on enforcing candidate-residency rules.

Article Source: Philly.com

Future Tense Event Recap: Will Neurolaw Change the Judicial System – and Does Free Will Exist?

October 22, 2012

Stephen Morse of the Law School comments on research about neurolaw.

Article Source: Slate
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 23, 2012

Penn’s Field Center to Host Symposium on Child-abuse Reporting

PHILADELPHIA --  As a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Year of Proof”  theme for 2012-2013, the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a symposium, entitled “How Well Do Our Laws Protect Children? International Models of Child Protection” on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Levy Conference Room at the Penn Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.

Presidential Descendent Believes Nationals Cannot Overcome Teddy’s Curse

October 3, 2012

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School has placed a curse on the Nationals’ professional baseball team.

Article Source: CBS Local

Audio: Online Education Grows Up, and for Now, It’s Free

September 30, 2012

Edward Rock of the Law School, Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences are highlighted for their involvement with Penn’s Coursera classes.

Article Source: NPR
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 26, 2012

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA –- The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its second annual Field of Dreams Luncheon Friday, Oct. 12, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.

Michael Fitts Has Overseen Growth and Prosperity at Penn Law School

September 23, 2012

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is profiled.

Article Source: Philly.com

Legal Expert: ‘Unlikely Court Could Do Anything but Issue an Injunction’ in Voter ID Case

September 21, 2012

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Pennsylvania voter-ID case.

Article Source: CBS Local

Founding Father’s Desk, Papers on Display to Mark Constitution Anniversary

September 17, 2012

Paul George of the Law School is quoted about Founder James Wilson’s desk and personal papers on display in the Biddle Library.

Article Source: Newsworks