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Parents Are Now Getting Arrested for Letting Their Kids Go to the Park Alone

July 15, 2014

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare.

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Field Center at Penn Hosts First International Program on Child Welfare

In an inaugural three-week program, the Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research welcomed 20 students from South Korea's Namseoul University, who are learning about child welfare in the U.S.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania welcomed a group of students from South Korea’s Namseoul University to campus for an inaugural three-week summer program illustrating how child welfare is practiced in the United States.

Notes: Arbitrator Rules for Jimmy Graham Over Saints

July 3, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is noted as an arbitrator who ruled that NFL player Jimmy Graham “can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation.”

Article Source: Boston Globe

Record Unanimity on Votes Masks U.S. High Court Divisions

July 2, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on Chief Justice John Roberts’ willingness “to accept superficial consensus.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

U.S. Supreme Court Favors Pa. Company, Hobby Lobby, on Contraceptives Case

June 30, 2014

Theodore Ruger of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision on a requirement of the ACA.

Law Review: Loss of Assets Shines Light on Civil Forfeiture

June 30, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School contributes his thoughts on civil forfeiture.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Science May Cause Father’s Murder Conviction in Presumed 1989 Arson to Be Revisited

June 30, 2014

John Hollway of the Law School is quoted about legal issues surrounding the evolution of arson science.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cellphone Privacy Case Reveals Students’ Role at Court

June 25, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on directing Penn’s Supreme Court Clinic.

Article Source: USA Today

How ENDA Still Allows Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

June 20, 2014

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School contributes his thoughts about the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and how it affects LGBT workers.

Article Source: The Nation

Bailout Fever

June 13, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School writes about the skepticism surrounding the notion that massive bailouts saved the economy.

Article Source: World Magazine