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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 18, 2014

John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement

John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.

Bridgestone Admits Guilt in U.S. Price-Fixing Case

February 13, 2014

Christopher S. Yoo from the Law School is quoted on the latest litigation over price fixing in the auto industry.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Law Dean Looks Back as He Prepares for New challenge

February 13, 2014

Advancements in the Law School during Dean Michael Fitts’ tenure are highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Tulane Chief Has History of Innovation

February 10, 2014

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is featured for his success at Penn.

Article Source: Advocate

Detroit Turns Bankruptcy Into Challenge of Banks

February 3, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School comments on Detroit’s bankruptcy issues.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Steve Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-573-5181February 4, 2014

Penn Law Dean Michael A. Fitts Named President of Tulane University

Michael A. Fitts, dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, has been named president of Tulane University in New Orleans. He will assume the post on July 1.

High-profile Lawyers Enter N.J. Bridge Fray

January 27, 2014

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is quoted about adjunct professor Randy Mastro being a part of Governor Christie’s “Bridgegate” defense team.

Video: Man Spends Four Decades in Mental Hospital for Stealing $20 Necklace

January 22, 2014

David Rudovsky of the Law School is quoted.

Article Source: Washington Times

Shareholders Push for More Say Over Board Members

January 23, 2014

Jill Fisch of the Law School talks about the thresholds that determine which shareholders get to nominate potential board members.

Is Pennsylvania’s Ban on Same-sex Marriage Next on the Chopping Block?

January 16, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School says the argument is being made that “a distinction drawn between gay and lesbian couples and heterosexual couples … has no legitimate purpose.”

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)