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The factors that lead to eviction by default

A new study from Penn Law’s David Hoffman links tenant evictions with long courthouse commute times, and finds that adopting video technology in court significantly reduce barriers to justice.

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Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School says a handful of companies are taking a stand on recent Supreme Court rulings because their customers and employees are expecting them to speak out.


These Airbnb founders have sold more than $1 billion worth of stock combined in the past year

Daniel Taylor of the Wharton School comments on Airbnb following a monthly sales strategy.



Charity TikTok videos put an uncomfortable spin on morality

Deborah Small of the Wharton School comments on her research on the ways in which we judge others’ motives for charitable giving.


These companies will pay for abortion-related travel for employees

If companies offer to provide interstate travel for pregnancy terminations, some states may object. Some Republican legislators may object to that, says Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School. Kermit Roosevelt of Penn Carey Law says, “It’s going to get complicated.”


Chicago Tribune

Jonathan Zimmerman: The Supreme Court gets an F in history for its rationales in abortion, gun rulings

Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education writes that history can inform our contemporary debates, but it can’t resolve them.