Law School

Supreme Court Overturns Pa. Man's Facebook Threat Conviction

June 1, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on evolving cases around freedom of speech and the Internet.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: In Texas Floods, Homeowners Count the Cost

May 27, 2015

Tom Baker of the Law School and Howard Kunreuther of the Wha

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Some Local Pilots Have Turbulent Response to New Drone Rules

May 26, 2015

Jeffrey Vagle of the Law School talks about the difficulty writing laws specifically for drones.

Article Source: NBC News (Philadelphia)

The Adolescent Brain Defense: The Tsarnaev Death Sentence and Beyond

May 18, 2015

Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited about moral agency.

Article Source: Washington Post

Penn Law Grad and Mt. Everest Climber Tells of Surviving Nepal Quake

May 18, 2015

Andrew Towne, was graduated today from the Law School and the Wharton School, is highlighted for his experience surviving th

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Two Penn Professors, Three Doctoral Students Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2015 Fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded 2015 ACLS Fellowships to two University of Pennsylvania faculty members and 2015 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships to three Penn doctoral students.

The ACLS Fellowship program provides funds to scholars in the humanities and social sciences to allow them to devote themselves full time to research and to write a major piece of scholarship.

Ted Cruz: Anti-gay Marriage Crusader? Not Always

April 29, 2015

Dean Ted Ruger of the Law School recalls his experiences with a former classmate and now U.S. senator, Ted Cruz.

Article Source: Bloomberg

There’s An Easy Way to Untangle Regulatory Knots

March 31, 2015

Cary Coglianese of the Law School shares his opinion about federal regulations.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

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.

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