3 Bully Lessons in Leadership for President Obama From Teddy Roosevelt

September 18, 2011

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his perspective on presidential leadership.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Ethically Impossible

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, has completed the first phase of an important study on U.S.-funded research conducted in the 1940s in Guatemala that involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted diseases without the subjects' consent.

Pa. Judge Rules Health Care Provision Unconstitutional

September 13, 2011

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Constitution’s commerce clause.

Article Source: CNN

Question of Bevilacqua’s Competence Presents Unusual Legal Situation

September 12, 2011

Stephen Morse of the Law School shares his perspective on the Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and his legal affairs.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lawmakers Consider Bankruptcy ‘Forum Shopping’

September 8, 2011

David Skeel of the Law School comments on bankruptcy legislation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Panel Hears Grim Details of Venereal Disease Tests

August 30, 2011

President Amy Gutmann, chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, discusses the commission’s report on a 1940s syphilis study in Guatemala; Anita Allen of the Law School is also quoted.

Article Source: New York Times

U.S. Scientists Knew 1940s Guatemalan STD Studies Were Unethical, Panel Finds

August 29, 2011

President Amy Gutmann and Anita Allen of the Law School comment on an unethical medical study.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Child Abuse and Neglect

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Expert:

            Debra Schilling Wolfe

Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania

 

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