Bail reform and public safety

A Quattrone Center study has found that misdemeanor bail reforms in Harris County, Texas have had a positive impact on public safety.

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A mural to honor a civil rights pioneer

The unveiling of the design of a new mural honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. was held last month, a collaboration between Penn Carey Law, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Laws restricting right to film police prove to be a waste of time

Seth Kreimer of Penn Carey Law is quoted on the accompaniment of cellphone camera technology by cases of police prosecuting critics who recorded them.


The Guardian

Republicans plan legal assault on climate disclosure rules for public companies

Jill Fisch of Penn Carey Law discusses the upcoming legal clash between the SEC and Republican state attorneys on new climate disclosure rules.


Roll Call

Regulatory oversight nominee made a career studying regulation

Cary Coglianese of Penn Carey Law says that gridlock in Congress limits new legislation, which can cause larger numbers of federal rules and regulations to wield outsize clout.


Pennsylvania Capital Star

Philly DA Krasner not alone among progressive prosecutors fighting GOP attacks

John Holloway of Penn Carey Law’s Quattrone Center says that blaming prosecutor Larry Krasner for Philadelphia’s high trends in gun crime is too simplistic.


The Texas Tribune

Religious employers need not cover PrEP in their health plans, federal judge rules

Allison Hoffman of Penn Carey Law says that the Fort Worth lawsuit is part of a larger pushback against government regulation, especially as it clashes with religion.


The Hill

When big was not bad: Lessons from Congress’s decisions not to enact antitrust reform

In an op-ed, Christopher Yoo of Penn Carey Law argues that enacting antitrust legislation in response to “techlash” would disincentivize innovation and penalize companies for being successful.