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Penn, Drexel, Jefferson and Local Health Organizations to Address Health-Care Issues and Immigrant Communities
October 28, 2009
WHO & WHAT: The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives, the Law, Design and Medicine schools at Penn and University of Pennsylvania Health Services are teaming up with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the Philadelphia Migration Project, Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson Uni
Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Forum at University of Pennsylvania Law School
October 23, 2009
WHAT: Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report Discussion ForumWHO: Sarah Paoletti, Penn Law’s Transnational Legal Clinic director J. Augustine Toe, executive director of the Justice and Peace Commission Sam Togba Slewion, coordinator of the Technical Committee of the Liberia Media Support Initiative.
Online Debate Among Legal Scholars Produces Book
August 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA –- The legal-education book, “Criminal Law Conversations,” is now available after an innovative year-long cyberspace debate among the world’s leading criminal-law scholars about modern criminal law. Through an interactive online approach to legal scholarship, hosted on the University of Pennsylvania Web site, authors of top-rated essays defended their ideas against criticism from other law professors. The essays they found most compelling were selected for inclusion in the book.
Penn Law School to Create Asylum/Human Rights Clinic
August 18, 2009
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Law School students will get more opportunities to advocate for human rights and asylum protection with the creation of a new clinical program. The Sheehan Asylum/Human Rights Project is the result of a $1 million gift from the New York City firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in honor of 1969 Penn Law alum Robert Sheehan.
Penn's Field Center Hosts "One Child, Many Hands"
May 29, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third biennial conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” June 3-5 at Penn’s Wharton School.
Penn Law Professor William Burke-White Appointed to Policy Position in State Department
May 19, 2009
William Burke-White, a University of Pennsylvania Law School professor, has been appointed to a position in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Office of Foreign Policy Planning. The office serves as the secretary’s internal think tank, providing her with direct and independent policy advice. Burke-White, will advise Clinton on issues involving Russia and international law.
University of Pennsylvania's Field Center Celebrates Five Years of Making a Difference
April 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research celebrates its fifth anniversary with a reception on Thursday, April 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Please Touch Museum, 4231 Ave. of the Republic in Philadelphia.
Penn's Field Center Celebrates Five Years
April 16, 2009
WHO: Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Guest speakers include:• Penn President Amy Gutmann• Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman• Philadelphia Family Court Administrative Judge Kevin Dougherty