PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Law School students will get more opportunities to advocate for human rights and asylum protection with the creation of a new clinical program. The Sheehan Asylum/Human Rights Project is the result of a $1 million gift from the New York City firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in honor of 1969 Penn Law alum Robert Sheehan.
Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania
• Researches and teaches bankruptcy law and corporate law.
• Author of “Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America”
and “Icarus in the Boardroom”
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third biennial conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” June 3-5 at Penn’s Wharton School.
The office serves as the secretary’s internal think tank, providing her with direct and independent policy advice. Burke-White, will advise Clinton on issues involving Russia and international law.