The University of Pennsylvania will be the site of a three-day conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” that will explore child welfare in the age of reform.
The Law School is launching a center focused on improving the U.S. criminal justice system with a $15 million gift from banker and alumnus Frank Quattrone.
Anita Allen of the Law School shares her thoughts on cyber-privacy.
Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of tax exemptions for religious institutions.
The legal argument the students helped to formulate maintained that the constitutional right to be free of retroactive (ex post facto) laws was violated when their client was sentenced to 70 months in prison in a check-kiting scheme. They will learn by the end of the Term in June whether the Justices agree.
Dean Michael Fitts and Tory Messina of the Law School are quoted about the school’s loan-repayment-assistance program.