Law School

New Penn Center to Study Justice System’s Fairness

May 29, 2013

The Law School is launching a center focused on improving the U.S. criminal justice system with a $15 million gift from banker and alumnus Frank Quattrone.

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Video: Should There Be a “Right to Be Forgotten” Online?

May 10, 2013

Anita Allen of the Law School shares her thoughts on cyber-privacy.

Article Source: CBC News

Reins on Moonlighting

May 8, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School comments on Penn’s proposed new guidelines on professors’ freelance work for online education companies.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422May 3, 2013

Penn Law, Web Sites Win Webby People’s Voice Awards

Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Penn Law Nabs a Webby for Cutting-Edge Website

May 1, 2013

Steve Barnes of the Law School discusses the School’s Web site.

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The Constitution Protects Us All

April 25, 2013

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School pens an op-ed about Constitutional rights.

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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 | | 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.

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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.