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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/.
Akua Kuenyehia - The Challenges Facing the ICC: The Africa Question
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been criticized for what is deemed to be “selective” targeting of poor, African, or “third world” states. Is this a legitimate criticism? The work of the ICC in Africa has provoked a number of questions. What impact has the ICC had on conflict resolution, peacebuilding, the rule of law, and the struggle to end impunity? Does ICC’s retributive justice model work in the case of Africa? Bok Visiting Professor, Akua Kuenyehia is former Judge of the International Criminal Court; and the former Law Dean of University of Ghana. Ghana’s first female professor of law, Kuenyehia is an expert in gender and the law, public international law, and human rights. She is visiting Penn Law to teach a 3-week course on ‘The ICC from the Perspective of an Appellate Judge.’
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.
Iran’s Nuclear Chess: After the Deal
September 17, 2015 Program sponsored by International Programs and the Center for Ethics and Rule of Law (CERL) PANELISTS General (ret) James “Hoss” Cartwright Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Public Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Founding Director of the Center’s Middle East Program Prof. David S. Jonas Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and George Washington University Law School, and the former General Counsel of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Dr. Robert Litwak Vice President for Scholars and Director of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Former Director for Nonproliferation at the National Security Council
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
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