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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2014

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018

WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am

Homeowners Sue Philly D.A. Over Seizure of Property

August 12, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a civil forfeiture program used to evict people from their homes.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Hackers Sound Alarm About Internet of Things

August 7, 2014

Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School and the Law School discusses the tension between security and innovation.

Article Source: Aljazeera America

A Puerto Rican Solution for Illinois

August 3, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed comparing the financial situations of Puerto Rico and mainland United States.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Audio: Parenting Rights, Child Supervision and the Law

July 28, 2014

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about the “criminalization of parenthood.”

How Will the MH17 Disaster Be Prosecuted?

July 27, 2014

William Burke-White of the Law School says that if the plane was brought down by weapons fire, “This would, in some ways, break new ground in the definition of a war crime.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Audio: The Shooting Down of MH17 and Its Global Impact

July 21, 2014

William Burke-White of the Law School and Perry World House discusses the geopolitical impact of the crash.

Parents Are Now Getting Arrested for Letting Their Kids Go to the Park Alone

July 15, 2014

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare.

Article Source: Slate.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 7, 2014

Field Center at Penn Hosts First International Program on Child Welfare

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In an inaugural three-week program, the Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research welcomed 20 students from South Korea's Namseoul University, who are learning about child welfare in the U.S.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania welcomed a group of students from South Korea’s Namseoul University to campus for an inaugural three-week summer program illustrating how child welfare is practiced in the United States.

Notes: Arbitrator Rules for Jimmy Graham Over Saints

July 3, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is noted as an arbitrator who ruled that NFL player Jimmy Graham “can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation.”

Article Source: Boston Globe