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Penn Law’s Louis S. Rulli responds to the Supreme Court ruling on Department of Commerce v. New York, which addressed adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
The Penn Program on Documentaries and the Law has produced a new documentary that exposes the discriminatory impact of a provision of the Pennsylvania Victims Assistance Compensation Program law that denies assistance to victims who contribute, or are suspected of contributing, to their own death or injury.
In Flowers v. Mississippi, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to overturn the conviction and death sentence in the sixth murder trial of Curtis Flowers, finding that the prosecutor had engaged in misconduct by discriminating against black people in jury selection.
The program, run by the Ortner Center’s Kathleen M. Brown with support from Penn student volunteers and the Quattrone Center, works to secure the release of reformed prisoners serving life sentences.
Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences, Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine, and Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Perry World House join a group recognized for their world-class leadership and expertise.
Professors from Penn Law and the School of Arts and Sciences react to what we know—and what’s still unanswered.
A Penn Law symposium brought together experts from the legal, law enforcement, social work, and policy camps to discuss how to refocus the decades-long fight to be less punitive and more protective.
In an article in the University of Chicago Law Review, Penn Law professor Dave Hoffman challenges widely held notions about the purpose and function of digital fine print.
A major public lands package passed the U.S. Senate Feb. 12 with massive bipartisan support and is expected to pass the House later this month. Cary Coglianese shares insights into the bill’s contents—which entail the largest expansion of wilderness area in a decade.
Marci Hamilton, a professor of practice and founder and CEO of the nonprofit think tank CHILD USA, helped draft the original New York legislation more than 15 years ago and has been working ever since to push it through.
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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During his on-campus talk with President Amy Gutmann yesterday, former U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, leader of the Penn Biden Center, expressed support for the March for Our Lives movement, denouncing what he feels to be a misuse of the Second Amendment by gun-rights activists.
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