Law School

How Penn Law Became One of the Nation’s Most Gay-Friendly Schools

January 7, 2014

The Law School is featured for being among the most gay-friendly in the nation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Target Data Theft Fuels New Worries on Cybersecurity

December 19, 2013

Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School and the Law School says, “We’re seeing massive data breaches frequently due to low-hanging type of security problems.”

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

‘Affluenza’ Argument for Teen’s Probation in 4 Deaths Is Bogus

December 16, 2013

David Abrams of the Law School says, “We find evidence of significant inter-judge disparity in the racial gap in incarceration rates, providing support for the model where at least some judges treat defendants differently based on their race.”

Article Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 16, 2013

Penn’s Strong Global Community Attracts Growing Number of International Students

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The University of Pennsylvania is among the top destinations for international students, hosting 5,751 students from 137 different countries, including China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Taiwan and Singapore.

During the past five years, the number of international students at the University of Pennsylvania has seen record growth at the undergraduate and the graduate level.

Penn is among the top destinations for international students from around the world seeking to study in the United States. Currently, the University hosts 5,751 international students from 137 different countries, including China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Taiwan and Singapore.  

Audio: Happy Anniversary, Bernie Madoff. Five Years Ago This Month, He was Arrested.

December 6, 2013

Reed Schuldiner of the Law School comments on the victims of Madoff’s ponzi scheme.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

New York Train Wreck Could be Case of Highway Hypnosis

December 5, 2013

Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the sensation of driving without paying attention to the road.

Article Source: Associated Press

Heat on Proxy Advisers Could Raise Costs for Mutual Fund Clients

December 3, 2013

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on proxy advisory firms.

Article Source: Reuters

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Winners and Losers

December 3, 2013

David Skeel of the Law School comments on how the ability to negotiate pensions could be a relief to struggling governments.

Article Source: CNN Money

Corporations and Religious Freedom

December 1, 2013

David Skeel of the Law School contributes his views on corporate religious freedom.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Pros and Cons on Proposed Carbon Emission Rules

November 12, 2013

Cary Coglianese of the Law School shares his views on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “listening sessions” around the nation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer