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Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Gay Bias Case

April 7, 2014

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School comments on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to rule on an appeal from a photography studio that refused to accommodate a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 8, 2014

Wendell E. Pritchett Named Interim Dean of Penn Law School

Wendell E. Pritchett has been named interim dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School for the 2014-15 academic year.

Under Pressure, Wal-Mart Upgrades Its Policy for Helping Pregnant Workers

April 5, 2014

Serena Mayeri of the Law School comments on policy changes intended to benefit pregnant employees.

Article Source: Washington Post

Is Identity-theft Insurance a Waste of Money?

March 31, 2014

Tom Baker of the Law School is cited for co-authoring a paper, “Do You Want Insurance With That? Protecting Consumers From Add-On Insurance Products.”

Inventor Battling U.S. Over Patents From '70s

March 23, 2014

R. Polk Wagner of the School of Law shares his views on a technology patent case.

Article Source: USA Today

Lancaster Business Takes Affordable Care Act Challenge to U.S. Supreme Court This Week

March 24, 2014

Ted Ruger of the School of Law is quoted about a case challenging the Affordable Care Act on religious-freedom grounds.

Video: Opinion: Have We Seen the Extortion of Toyota?

March 19, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School talks about the $1.2 billion fine levied against Toyota.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why Tax Cuts for Multinational Firms May Not Benefit U.S. Economy

March 7, 2014

Chris William Sanchirico of the Law School comments on the effects of lowering a tax rate on multinational corporations.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

It Shouldn’t Take a Merger for Low-income Americans to Get Cheap Broadband

March 5, 2014

A 2013 paper authored by William Bratton and Michael Wachter of the Law School is cited.

Article Source: Washington Post

Case Weighing Religious Freedom Against Rights of Others Is Headed to Supreme Court

March 2, 2014

Tobias Wolff of the Law School is quoted.

Article Source: Washington Post