Penn Carey Law

Democracy in Israel

Perry World House hosted a conversation to look at how the proposals from Israel’s new far-right government could weaken the country’s democracy.

Kristen de Groot

Videotaping interrogations in Pennsylvania

The Quattrone Center has released “Videotaping Interrogations in Pennsylvania,” the first study to review Pennsylvania interrogation practices.

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The psychology of playing the fool

Law professor Tess Wilkinson-Ryan’s new book “Fool Proof: How Fear of Playing the Sucker Shapes Ourselves and the Social Order―and What We Can Do About It” explores the psychology of fools, dupes, cons, and morality.

Tina Rodia

Policing marginalized communities

This past semester, Quattrone Center fellow Anjelica Hendricks engaged students in the study of how policing intersects with race, gender, ability, and other intertwined socioeconomic identities.

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In the News

Marketplace (NPR)

What is “moral hazard,” and why does Silicon Valley Bank have us talking about it again?

Tom Baker of Penn Carey Law defines “moral hazard” as when someone behaves differently because they know they’re not going to have to bear the consequences of their actions.


Associated Press

SEC’s climate reporting draft rule draws huge public comment

Jill Fisch of Penn Carey Law says that the SEC’s climate reporting draft rule will likely face legal challenges no matter how accommodating the commission is to the feedback.


Al Jazeera

Why did Silicon Valley Bank fail and is a financial crisis next?

David Skeel of Penn Carey Law believes that the Fed’s aggressive intervention and promise to protect even uninsured deposits makes another Lehman situation unlikely.


History News Network

Kermit Roosevelt III on the founding and re-founding of America

In a Q&A, Kermit Roosevelt of Penn Carey Law discusses his book “The Nation That Never Was,” which calls for a reexamination of America’s past and myths.



Dorothy Roberts says it’s time to abolish the child welfare system

PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts appears on “Your Call” to discuss her new book, “Torn Apart,” which argues that the child welfare system should be abolished and replaced with a radically different way of supporting families.