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Administrator of BP and Sept. 11th Victim-Compensation Funds to Speak at Penn Law School Today
September 29, 2010
WHO:            Kenneth Feinberg  WHAT:            “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophies”  WHEN:            Oct. 12, 2010, 4:30 p.m.  WHERE:            University of Pennsylvania Law School                        3400 Chestnut St.    
Penn Law School and Hong Kong University Law School Announce Degree Exchange Program
August 26, 2010
PHILADELPHIA --  The University of Pennsylvania Law School and The Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong have established a Master of Laws degree student exchange program.
University of Pennsylvania-Led Study Identifies New Genetic Risk Factor for Lou Gehrig’s Disease
August 25, 2010
PHILADELPHIA –- An international study led by biologists and neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania has identified a new genetic risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Penn Law School Announces Four Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards
July 15, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Four teachers in the University of Pennsylvania Law School have received 2010 teaching awards. Matthew Adler, the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, has been honored with the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course.  He has been honored twice with the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he has also received the University’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.
University of Pennsylvania Law School Groundbreaking
July 15, 2010
WHO:    Michael Fitts, Penn Law School deanSheila Kennedy, Kennedy & Violich ArchitectureFrano Violich, Kennedy & Violich ArchitecturePaul Haaga, Penn Law Board of Overseers chairmanPaul Levy, Campaign for Penn Law chairmanOsagie Imasogie, Penn Law Board of Overseers memberPerry Golkin, Penn Law Board of Overseers memberWHEN:   
”The Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare” Is Subject of Penn Symposium
April 6, 2010
WHO: The 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
Penn Law Students Help Win Supreme Court Case Padilla v. Kentucky
March 31, 2010
  PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Law School students’ work on the Supreme Court case, Padilla v. Kentucky has resulted in the Court ruling in their favor. The Supreme Court decision means that lawyers must tell non-citizen criminal defendants whether pleading guilty to a crime could lead to their deportation.
Penn Law School Professor and Students Assist in Second Supreme Court Case
January 8, 2010
PHILADELPHIA -– It’s a rare opportunity for law students to work on one Supreme Court case, but some University of Pennsylvania Law School students have had the opportunity to handle two cases in this school year. Students in Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic are assisting in Abbott v. Abbott, a case involving a parent taking a child out of a country without the other parent’s consent.