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Penn Law School and Human Rights Groups Seek Release of Iranian Scholar Mehdi Zakerian
September 3, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Law School and two human rights groups are calling on the government of Iran to release an Iranian legal scholar scheduled to teach in the U.S.
Penn's Field Center Will Host Public Hearing on Child Welfare With State Sen. Leanna M. Washington
July 9, 2008
WHO: Senator LeAnna M. Washington, Minority Chair Senate Aging and Youth Committee,Senate of PennsylvaniaThe University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research, a collaboration between Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, School of Law and School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Innovative Law School Teaching Tool Reaches Out to a Generation Raised on Video
June 12, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- A University of Pennsylvania Law School professor is introducing a way of teaching mediation law using an interactive, multi-media approach, combining a text book with an instructional DVD.
Online Auditions for Leading Legal Minds: Criminal Law Meets ‘American Idol'
May 20, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- In a radically new interactive approach to legal scholarship, more than 100 leading scholars are debating the fundamental questions of modern criminal law through a law professor’s version of the TV show “American Idol.”
Penn Law School Group Makes Recommendations on Northern Uganda Peace Process
April 30, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- A University of Pennsylvania Law School group is recommending ways to implement the Agreement on Justice and Accountability between the Ugandan government and the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group. Twelve Penn Law students and a professor, William Burke-White, are making the recommendations in a report on behalf of the Ugandan government.
Penn Law Names Rulli Director of Center for Clinical Legal Studies as Frenkel Steps Down After 28 Years
April 9, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- Louis Rulli has been named director of the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Rulli will succeed Douglas Frenkel, who is stepping down as director on June 30. Frenkel will remain on the faculty at Penn Law, focusing on teaching, writing and dispute-resolution work.
Penn Law School Dean's Speaker Series: "Sports on Television: Tiers or Tears"
March 13, 2008
WHO: William Koenig, NBA vice president of business affairs and general counsel Melinda Witmer, Time Warner Cable executive vice president and chief programming officerWHAT: Penn Law Dean’s Speaker Series, “Sports on Television: Tiers or Tears”WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 4:30 p.m.WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School 3400 Chestnut St. Gittis Hall, Room 214
Recognizing Gay Marriages From Other States When Divorce Is an Issue
March 7, 2008
Expert: Kermit Roosevelt Professor of LawUniversity of PennsylvaniaCredentials: Researches and teaches constitutional law, conflict of lawsQuote:
Arlene Rivera Finkelstein Named Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Penn Law's Public Interest Center
January 2, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- Arlene Rivera Finkelstein has been appointed assistant dean and executive director of the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Toll Public Interest Center. She will direct Penn Law’s public-interest initiatives, including student pro bono projects. Finkelstein comes to Penn Law from Widener University School of Law, where she was the inaugural director of the Public Interest Resource Center.
Former Time Magazine Editor-in-Chief to Speak at Penn Law School About the "War Over Anonymous Sources"
November 19, 2007
WHO: Norman Pearlstine, former Time Magazine editor-in-chief WHAT: "Off the Record: The Press, the Government, and the War Over Anonymous Sources WHEN: Nov. 28, 2007 4:30 p.m. WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School 3400 Chestnut St.