Law School

House Provision Offers Doctors More Protection Against Malpractice Suits

March 30, 2015

Tom Baker of the Law School is quoted about a provision of a bill passed by the U.S.

Article Source: New York Times

Russian Punk Activists Pussy Riot Speak at Penn

March 18, 2015

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for moderating an event featuring Russian punk-political activist duo Pussy Riot. William Burke-White of the Law School is also mentioned as the director of the Perry World House that is set to officially open in January.

Article Source: Philly.com

Net Neutrality Rules: Why It Kills Silicon Valley’s Startup Culture

March 18, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School writes about how net neutrality affects the startup culture in Silicon Valley.

Article Source: Fortune.com

Seeking a Cure for Raging Corporate Activism

March 18, 2015

Edward Rock of the Law School is quoted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Steve Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-573-5181
Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471March 5, 2015

W. P. Carey Foundation endows Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program at Penn Law and Wharton

In recognition of a $10 million endowment from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the JD/MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be renamed the Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program.

FCC Tests Its Authority Over States

March 1, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School comments on the Federal Communication Commission testing its authority over states in

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

An Open Internet: How New Regulations Hurt Both Sides of the Debate

February 18, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School expresses his opinion on the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming vote on new

Article Source: Fortune.com

Penn Law School Promotes Theodore Ruger to Dean

February 18, 2015

Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 February 17, 2015

Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School

Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 23, 2015

Penn PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts to Receive APA’s 2015 Fuller Award

The American Psychiatric Association has named University of Pennsylvania professor Dorothy Roberts recipient of the 2015 Solomon Carter Fuller Award in recognition of her demonstrated leadership and exceptional achievements.

The award honors “a Black citizen who has pioneered in an area which has significantly benefitted the quality of life for Black people.”