Law School

Tax or Fee? Pastors Push Back Against City’s ‘Annual Registration Fee’

April 15, 2013

Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of tax exemptions for religious institutions.

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Steven Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-898-7484 March 18, 2013

SCOTUS considering a case brought by Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic

The legal argument the students helped to formulate maintained that the constitutional right to be free of retroactive (ex post facto) laws was violated when their client was sentenced to 70 months in prison in a check-kiting scheme. They will learn by the end of the Term in June whether the Justices agree.

Top Law Schools Boost Scholarships and Loan Repayment Assistance

March 12, 2013

Dean Michael Fitts and Tory Messina of the Law School are quoted about the school’s loan-repayment-assistance program.

Article Source: Law.com
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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372March 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Penn Conference Tackles the Complex of Urbanization and Food

Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.

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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372 March 6, 2013

Penn IUR Honors Leaders in Urban Food Systems at the Ninth Annual Urban Leadership Forum

The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.

Wharton School Opens Its Doors to Penn Law Students

March 3, 2013

Dean Michael Fitts and the Heather Frattone of the Law School comment on Penn Law students taking classes at the Wharton School.

Article Source: Law.com

Which School Topped List of Go-to Law Schools for BigLaw Hiring?

February 27, 2013

Penn sent 60 percent of its graduates to the nation’s top 250 law firms last year.

 

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Tax Case Asks Whether IRS Flip-flopped on Key Position

February 20, 2013

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on tax cases.

Article Source: Forbes

Is It a Game or a Crime?

February 8, 2013

Paul Robinson of the Law School writes about the enforcement of laws.

Article Source: Philly.com

Big MOOC Coursera Moves Closer to Academic Acceptance

February 7, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School comments on receiving credits for free online courses.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal