Law School

Federal Ban on Same-sex Marriages Still Casts Shadow on Many Lives

January 12, 2015

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School comments on federal bans on same-sex marriage.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Pat McCrory and Mark Sanford Fire Back at Article About Stock Payouts

December 17, 2014

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on vesting schedules.

Article Source: New York Times

5 Fat Roadblocks in the Way of Tax Reform

December 15, 2014

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the difficulties behind tax reform.

Article Source: CNN Money

Zuckerberg Seeks Revenge as Facebook Sues Paul Ceglia’s Lawyers

December 12, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is quoted about Facebook’s lawsuit strategy.

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Garner Video Could Make Difference in Federal Probe

December 4, 2014

David Rudovsky of the Law School shares his comments on the Eric Garner case.

Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820December 3, 2014

Researchers at Penn Explore Impact of Race, Poverty and Change in America

“Race, Poverty and Change in America” brings together experts to explore America's pursuit of civil and equal rights in the midst of unemployment, high levels of incarceration, low-quality education and neighborhood blight.

The University of Pennsylvania will host “Race, Poverty and Change in America: The Persistent Dilemmas of Equity and Equality” Dec. 4-5 in the Fitts Auditorium of Penn’s Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.

New York City Case Echoes What Happened in Past 2 Pittsburgh Cases

December 3, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on the difficulty of bringing charges against police officers.

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Obamacare Provision Challenged In Court

November 20, 2014

Ted Ruger of the Law School is quoted about religious organizations seeking to opt out of contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Converse Sues to Protect Its Chuck Taylor All Stars

October 14, 2014

R. Polk Wagner of the Law School is quoted about the Converse trademark infringement suits.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | | 215-898-8721 November 14, 2014

NAACP Leader to Deliver Annual Higginbotham Lecture Nov. 20 at Penn

Co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Africana Studies and Law School, this year’s speaker is Sherilynn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.