Law School

Penn Law School Topping Off Ceremony for Golkin Hall

WHO:Michael Fitts, Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania WHAT: Final steel beam to be placed on Golkin Hall WHEN: Nov. 4, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m.

Jeanne Leong



In the News


The New York Times

Lawyers Told Gina Haspel Torture Was Legal. But It Never Was.

Claire Finkelstein and Stephen Xenakis of the Law School’s Center for Ethics and Rule of Law co-wrote an exploration of C.I.A. director nominee Gina Haspel’s culpability for “enhanced interrogation techniques” that occurred at the secret detention site she oversaw in 2002.

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The New York Times

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

PIK Professor Herbert Hovenkamp warned that companies claiming that merging is a necessary preemptive strike against large competitors like Amazon may find that such a claim could be used to validate nearly any merger.

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NBC News

Hundreds of Human Trafficking Victims Freed in 13 Countries After Vast Interpol Operation

The Law School’s Sarah Paoletti explained how people escaping labor trafficking can unwittingly violate their visas, leaving them vulnerable to deportation. Paoletti recommended that rescue operations take a “victim-centered approach” in order to prevent re-trafficking.

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MarketWatch

Opinion: Using Antitrust Laws to Break Up Amazon, Facebook and Google Is Just Political Fantasy

Herbert Hovenkamp of the Law School and the Wharton School discussed antitrust law and identified key traits of monopolistic behavior. Hovenkamp stated that Amazon hasn’t committed antitrust violations with their competitively low margins.

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Houston Chronicle

Deputy's Body Cam Was Charging When Unarmed Man Fatally Shot

Amanda Woog of the Law School is quoted on the scrutiny of police shootings and violence and its effect on police departments.

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