Law School

Audio: E-Gov Assessment Remains A Challenge

November 3, 2010

Cary Coglianese of the Law School discusses why it is difficult to determine the effectiveness of e-government initiatives.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 3, 2010

Penn Law School Topping Off Ceremony for Golkin Hall

WHO:Michael Fitts, Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania

WHAT: Final steel beam to be placed on Golkin Hall

WHEN: Nov. 4, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School3400 Chestnut Street

Penn Law School Dean Michael Fitts will be joined by members of the Law School’s Board of Overseers and Penn President Amy Gutmann to sign the final steel beam on the new Golkin Hall.

Blog: Law Dean Fitts Like A Glove

October 29, 2010

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is commended for his successful 10-year tenure.

US Faces First Scrutiny by UN Rights Council

October 31, 2010

Sarah Paoletti of the Law School comments on the deterioration of human rights protection in America post-9/11.

Article Source: Agence France-Presse

5 Takes on the U.S.-China Currency Tensions

October 27, 2010

Jacques deLisle of the Law School shares his perspective on the extent to which China’s currency revaluation will affect U.S. economic recovery.

Article Source: Atlantic
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 October 25, 2010

Michael Fitts’s Term as Dean of University of Pennsylvania Law School Is Extended

PHILADELPHIA – University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced today that Michael Fitts has agreed to extend his term as dean of the Penn Law School until June 30, 2015.

Fitts became dean in 2000 and had been scheduled to step down on June 30, 2012. 

The extension follows consultations with the entire Law School faculty, deans, senior officers of the University, the chairs of the Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees Chair David L. Cohen and Law Board of Overseers Chair Paul Haaga, all of whom praised Fitts’s accomplishments.

NFLPA Readying Possible Collusion Case Against Teams

October 9, 2010

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his role as National Football League special master.

Article Source: Washington Post

Considering Grad School? Advice in a Flat Job Market

October 12, 2010

The Law School receives the top spot in a "Best Career Prospects" list.

Article Source: USA Today

Audio: Foreclosures: A Busted System or Veiled Opportunity?

October 6, 2010

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the proposed halting of foreclosures.

U.S. in the Hot Seat for Universal Periodic Review

September 30, 2010

Sarah Paoletti of the Law School comments on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s upcoming review of U.S. policy.