Education, Business, & Law

The critical role of history after Dobbs

According to Penn Carey Law’s Serena Mayeri, the majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization relies upon a flawed, results-driven historical methodology to deny fundamental freedoms. 

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How undisclosed SEC investigations lead to insider trading

Should companies go public sooner about the fact that the SEC is investigating them? Daniel Taylor, a professor of accounting at Wharton, investigated this question in a research paper titled, “Undisclosed SEC Investigations,” which considers whether insiders gain an unfair advantage in being able to sell shares before the information hits the market.

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In the News


ChatGPT will come for partners’ work in contract law, says prof

David Hoffman of Penn Carey Law says that “generative interpretation” can replace the messy and expensive way lawyers currently hash out the meaning of words in legal agreements, using dictionaries and Latin canons.



Why Corporate America is keeping quiet on abortion

In a Q&A, Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School discusses the changing winds of corporate activism and the dilemma business leaders find themselves in with abortion.



Here’s what would happen to the US economy if there are no rate cuts this year

Itay Goldstein of the Wharton School says stock market prices still reflect the expectation that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this year, even with the recent selloff.



Wawa marks a 60th anniversary milestone

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says that Wawa’s endurance has been fueled by authenticity, a fun name, and its offering of fresh quality foods.


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Biden’s student loan repayment plan is being challenged. Here’s what to know

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School attributes $235 billion of the cost of the SAVE loan repayment plan to its increased generosity relative to existing plans.