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TPIC Stories: David Marvin's STAR experience
David Marvin L'16 completed over 120 hours of pro bono service with the Supervision to Aid Re-Entry (STAR) program. Upon graduation, David will clerk for Judge Timothy Rice, who developed the STAR program before working for Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Music: "Deep Blue Sea (with Jean Ritchie)" by Howie Mitchell (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Howie_Mitchell/20150323153001481/06_-_Deep_Blue_Sea_with_Jean_Ritchie)
Understanding Gun Control Legislation
In this Case in Point episode, Kermit Roosevelt unpacks the legal and political issues critical to the debate over gun control in America. For more information and for additional viewing/listening options, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
R. Polk Wagner Explores How Intellectual Property Law and Policy
In this episode of Case in Point, R. Polk Wagner explains how IP and patent law is impacting business, from technology to fashion to music. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
TPIC Stories: Dorian Simmons' time with the School Discipline Advocacy Service
Dorian’s most meaningful pro bono experience at Penn Law was his work with the School Discipline Advocacy Service student pro bono project. Through this project, he assisted Philadelphia families and students in school disciplinary hearings and helped his client find her voice. Music: "Deep Blue Sea (with Jean Ritchie)" by Howie Mitchell (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Howie_Mitchell/20150323153001481/06_-_Deep_Blue_Sea_with_Jean_Ritchie)
ESLS Presents: Sports in 2025
The 3rd Annual Penn Law Sports Symposium will be held on February 19th. The Symposium will cover publicly funded stadiums, daily fantasy sports, and paying college athletes. Get your ticket at the link below! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-penn-law-sports-law-symposium-presented-by-the-heisman-trust-tickets-20537557387
UN official Zainab Hawa Bangura speaks out on sexual violence in war
n December 3, Under Secretary-General and Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura spoke to Penn Law on the topic of sexual violence and trauma in conflict. The purpose of Bangura’s talk was to cast light on a cost of war that, she believes, often gets overlooked. By talking about it, she hopes to “restore voice and agency to the victims.” Bangura was previously the Minister of Health and Sanitation for the government of Sierra Leone and was also the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Her talk was co-sponsored by Penn Law’s Office of International Programs, the Center for Ethics and Rule of Law (CERL), the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence, and the Campaign for Community. Penn Law’s Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Director of CERL, moderated, and Associate Dean for International Programs Rangita de Silva de Alwis provided the opening remarks. To r...
Interview with Florida Panthers CEO Rory Babich
In this episode of Case in Point, Florida Panthers CEO Rory Babich gives an inside look at how a major professional sports franchise builds a winning team. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
The state of the American workplace
In this episode of Case in Point, Prof. Sophia Lee explores key legal and regulatory protections for American employees and employers – and what rights workers don’t have. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Penn Law's Stephanos Bibas on how the SCOTUS clinic can assist prospective clients
Penn Law is committed to representing the under-served who cannot afford a big law firm. We do this for free both to level the playing field and as part of our educational mission. The Penn Law Supreme Court Clinic, led by experienced and talented lawyers and supported by top law students, welcomes applications for our representation. For more information, please go to: https://www.law.upenn.edu/clinic/supremecourt/prospective-clients.php
The changing international economic order
In this episode of Case in Point, Profs. William Burke-White and Chris Brummer discuss how China and other rising powers are shaping the rules of global trade and finance. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Penn Law's Stephanos Bibas on the Supreme Court Clinic at Penn
Founded in 2009, the Supreme Court Clinic allows top Ivy League students to assist on real Supreme Court cases, including recruiting, strategizing, researching, writing briefs, participating in moot court rehearsals, and attending oral arguments at the Court itself. Clinic students assist on real Supreme Court cases, including recruiting, strategizing, researching, writing briefs, and participating in moot court rehearsals that are held before oral arguments at One First Street. For more information, please go to: https://www.law.upenn.edu/clinic/supremecourt/.
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