CERL’s Xander Meise and Claire Finkelstein discuss on the national security threat of climate change and investigate solutions.
Post date: January 21, 2021
Professors Tess Wilkinson-Ryan L’05 and David Hoffman’s podcast, “Promises, Promises,” draws from contract case law to bring you on-the-go legal commentary.
Post date: December 21, 2020
Law School Professor Sarah Paoletti and Project South’s Legal and Advocacy Director Azadeh Shahshahani discuss the current state of ICE facilities and calls for reform after reports of human rights violations.
Post date: December 14, 2020
Law School Professor Allison Hoffman and Dr. Norma Coe, PhD from the Perelman School of Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute Senior Fellows, discuss their paper, “Long-Term Care Policy after Covid-19 — Solving the Nursing Home Crisis.” The paper is co-authored with Dr. Rachel M. Werner from the Perelman School of Medicine.
Post date: November 19, 2020
Professor Michael Murphy’s report, “The Search for Clarity in Attorney’s Duty to Google,” discusses how judges have found lawyers to not do their diligence in doing research on the clear web. Professor Murphy joins us to discuss the growing importance of a basic web search in the 21st century.
Post date: November 5, 2020
Professor Michael Levy discusses the upcoming Supreme Court Case, Van Buren vs. United States. This is the first time that Court is reviewing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which will determine whether the law extends beyond hackers and unauthorized users of electronics systems to authorized users who access computer information for unauthorized activities.
Post date: November 3, 2020
CERL’s Claire Finkelstein and Richard Painter discuss their bipartisan report alleging that William Barr has corrupted the Department of Justice
Post date: October 30, 2020
Law School Professor David Abrams’ City Crime stats provides a unique window into how crime across major cities correlates with Covid-19.
Post date: October 26, 2020
Antitrust legend Herbert Hovenkamp joins Case in Point to explore the DOJ’s lawsuit against Google.
Post date: October 12, 2020
Law School Professor Tom Baker is the creator of the Covid Coverage Litigation Tracker, which provides empirical research on insurance disputes and resolutions during the pandemic.
Post date: October 12, 2020
Christopher Yoo and his 1 World Connected team research how internet connectivity is bringing people together and saving lives.
Post date: October 7, 2020
Jim Sandman L’76 recently joined the Law School faculty as a Distinguished Lecturer and Senior Consultant to the Future of the Profession Initiative (“FPI”).
Law School alums Gary Sangha L’03 and Joe Borstein L’05 join Case in Point to discuss the role of technology in the future of the legal industry from maximizing productivity to closing the justice gap.
Post date: September 3, 2020
General (Ret.) Joseph Votel and Professor Claire Finkelstein sit down on Case in Point to discuss the General’s article for the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, “An apolitical military is essential to maintaining balance among American institutions.”
Post date: July 30, 2020
Professor Tobias Barrington Wolff joins Case in Point to discuss the history of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, SCOTUS’ ruling on protecting the LGBTQ community from workplace discrimination and he reflects on how far the fight for equality has come.
Post date: June 25, 2020
Professor Cindy Dahl, Director of the Detkin IP Clinic, joins Case in Point to discuss how the clinic responded to working within the limitations of e-learning during the pandemic.
Post date: June 17, 2020
Penn Law professor David Abrams offers insight into his new article that was recently published in The Hill, “Four commonsense ways to reform policing in America.”
Post date: June 11, 2020
Penn Law Professor Regina Austin L’73 interviews the subjects of the documentary, “Blended Practices: Public Defenders, Innovative Social Services and Clients Struggling with Addiction.” They discuss administering services during the pandemic.
Post date: May 11, 2020
Law School Professor Cary Coglianese and J.D. student Larissa Morgan L’21 discuss the Regulatory Review’s new series, “Comparing Nations’ Responses to Covid-19.”
Post date: May 28, 2020
Penn Law’s Chief Innovation Office, Jennifer Leonard L’04, sits down to talk about Covid-19’s impact on the industry, the continuing evolution of the legal profession and dives deep into the operation of the Future of the Profession Initiative.
Post date: May 21, 2020
Jeremiah Oteh L’20 sits down with Case in Point to discuss his new independently produced podcast, Penn Law Perspectives or Carey Conversations. On the podcast he interviews his fellow classmates as they reflect on their law school experience during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Post date: May 11, 2020
Penn Law Professor David Skeel joins Case in Point to dissect that status of bankruptcy as it relates to the current pandemic.
Post date: May 5, 2020
Penn Law Professor Reed Shudliner and Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs Eleanor Barrett reflect on moving Penn Law to an online learning environment.
Post date: April 13, 2020
Professors Lawrence Summers and Natasha Sarin discuss whether the CARES stimulus goes far enough.
Post date: March 31, 2020
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper talks about his book, “Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence,” with Penn Law Professor Claire Finkelstein.
Post date: March 11, 2020
Penn Law Professor Angus Corbett provides a comparative lesson in Chinese and North American health systems and the hurdles of containing the coronavirus.
Post date: March 5, 2020
Public interest attorney and poet Elizabeth J. Coleman L’74 sat down with Penn Law’s Professor Cary Coglianese to discuss her work as a poet and advocate
Post date: April 19, 2019
Distinguished Policy Fellow Richard Cordray sat down with Penn Law’s Professor Cary Coglianese to discuss consumer protection
Post date: March 11, 2018
Penn Law’s Kermit Roosevelt explains the legal underpinnings of birthright citizenship in the U.S. and evaluates threats to end the practice by executive order
Post date: December 12, 2018
William Burke-White contextualizes National Security Adviser Bolton’s anti-ICC comments, explaining the United States’ historically uneasy relationship with the institution.
Post date: September 18, 2018
Serena Mayeri on the movement that led to Kavanaugh’s nomination, and where conservatives and progressives may go from here.
Post date: September 7, 2018
Penn Law’s Sarah Paoletti and Serena Mayeri discuss immigration policies and the family separation crisis.
Post date: June 26, 2018
Professor Herb Hovenkamp comments on the FCC repealing net neutrality regulations
Post date: December 14, 2017
Allison Hoffman and Bloomberg Law’s Victoria Pelham dissect the current state the Affordable Care Act.
Post date: December 12,2017
Cary Coglianese and Gabriel Scheffler discuss findings from their recent study on Congress’s repeal efforts and regulatory reform
Post date: December 8, 2017
William Burke-White addresses the diplomatic, security, and legal implications of this major shift in U.S. Mideast policy.
Post Date: December 2, 2017
Herb Hovenkamp and Liz Crampton break down antitrust policy.
Post date: November 30, 2017
Heather Frattone and Casey Sullivan highlight the category of jobs in which bar passage not required, but a JD provides an advantage
Post date: November 7, 2017
Profs. Burbank and Farhang discuss their new book which investigates the pushback against private enforcement
Post date: October 16, 2017
Stephen Morse discusses mass killings in the U.S. in the wake of the horrific Las Vegas shooting.
Post date: October 5, 2017
Tom Wyler and Jerome Ashton discuss NAFTA, the TPP and what the future of trade agreements mean for the U.S. more globally.
Post date: May 23, 2017
Christopher Yoo and Kyle Daly discuss the roll-back of the FCC’s internet privacy rules and what it means for consumers.
Post date: May 9, 2017
Heather Frattone and Casey Sullivan discuss law school and careers in the legal market.
Post date: March 8, 2017
Deepa Das Acevedo discusses the looming retirement crisis, employment law, and new work models.
Post date: March 7, 2017
Stephanos Bibas and Kimberly Robinson discuss President’s Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Post date: February 21, 2017
John Hollway and Jason Flom discuss innocence cases and criminal justice reform.
Post date: February 7, 2017
Sarah Paoletti and Laura Francis explain these orders and their impacts.
Post date: February 2, 2017
Polk Wagner and Tony Dutra discuss the future of IP and patent law.
Post date: January 25, 2017
Cary Coglianese and Dean Scott on where the environmental regulatory process may be headed under the Trump administration.
Post date: January 10, 2017
Prof. Rudovsky discusses civil rights challenges and the prospects for criminal justice reform under the Trump administration.
Post date: January 3, 2017
Trump, trade, and the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Post date: December 13, 2016
Sarah Paoletti discusses where immigration law may be headed under the incoming Trump administration.
Post date: December 1, 2016
Christopher Yoo and Stephanie Beasley discuss the safety, security, and privacy of autonomous vehicles.
Post date: November 17, 2016
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee offers her views on race and reparations.
Post date: November 4, 2016
NPR’s Nina Totenberg offers insights on covering the U.S. Supreme Court.
Post date: October 25, 2016
Adam Finkel discusses cost perception and the politics of regulation.
Post date: October 12, 2016
Kermit Roosevelt unpacks the legal and political issues critical to the debate over gun control in America.
Post date: August 9, 2016
Paul Robinson details new methods to examine criminal codes in the U.S. and around the world.
Post date: July 26, 2015
Tobias B. Wolff highlights challenges to LGBTQ equality a year after the same sex marriage decision.
Post date: July 13, 2016
Shyam Balganesh discusses the principles and problems of copyright law, and where the field is headed.
Post date: June 28, 2016
Mitchell Berman explores how the rules of organized sports can be studied as legal systems in their own right.
Post date: June 14, 2016
David Skeel explains the scope of Puerto Rico’s crisis, what’s at stake, and offers a plan to bring the Commonwealth back from the brink.
Post date: June 6, 2016
Paul Heaton explains how insights from economics can inform everything from insurance law, drug law and policy, and criminal cases.
Post date: March 22, 2016
Tess Wilkinson-Ryan explains how consumers think, behave, and even feel morally about contracts, from mortgages to the “fine print.”
Post date: March 8, 2016
Indira Jaising and Rangita de Silva de Alwis examine gender equality cases and struggles in India and around the world.
Post date: February 16, 2016
R. Polk Wagner explains how IP and patent law is impacting business, from technology to fashion to music.
Post date: February 4, 2016
Prof. Sophia Lee explores key legal and regulatory protections for American employees and employers – and what rights workers don’t have.
Post date: January 19, 2016
Profs. William Burke-White and Chris Brummer discuss how China and other rising powers are shaping the rules of global trade and finance.
Post date: January 5, 2016
Florida Panthers CEO Rory Babich gives an inside look at how a major professional sports franchise builds a winning team.
Post date: December 8, 2015
Sarah Paoletti and IOM’s Federico Soda explain the causes of the migration and refugee crises, and possible policy and legal responses.
Post Date: November 24, 2015
Sarah Gordon and Mark Silk look at how the U.S. has historically regulated religious institutions and accounted for individual religious liberty.
Post date: July 28, 2015
Stephen Morse explores the state of play between law and neuroscience, where neurolaw is headed and what it means for personal responsibility.
Post date: July 14, 2015
Prof. Tobias Barrington Wolff examines the historic ruling by the Supreme Court that same-sex couples have the Constitutional right to marry.
Post date: June 30, 2015
Jeffrey Vagle and Marcy Wheeler examine the intricacies of U.S. surveillance law and the implications for civil liberties and national security.
Post date: June 23, 2015
Dorothy Roberts and Jonathan Marks examine whether race is a social invention, and the consequences of categorizing race biologically.
Post date: June 9, 2015
Michael Knoll discusses the impacts of the Supreme Court’s decision to end tax discrimination.
Post date: June 2, 2015
Ted Ruger and Dan Gorenstein look at challenges to the Affordable Care Act, and what this means for Medicaid and Medicare.
Post date: May 26, 2015
Kermit Roosevelt and Kimberly McCreight talk about their new novels, and how they write and successfully publish fiction.
Post date: May 12, 2015
John Hollway and Rabia Chaudry explore the conviction of Adnan Syed of Serial fame, and what it means for the fairness of our justice system.
Post date: April 28, 2015
David Skeel and Kevin Cirilli examine the regulation of America’s big banks in the wake of changes to Dodd-Frank, and its impact on Wall St. and Main St.
Post date: April 14, 2015
Tom Baker and Joel Ario look at what’s working and what needs to be fixed in healthcare, what may change in the future, and what it means for you.
Post date: March 31, 2015
John Hollway and David Angel look at efforts to reduce as well as prevent errors, and sometimes tragic outcomes, in the U.S. criminal justice system.
Post date: March 17, 2015
Anita Allen and Lisa Sotto examine trends in privacy and cybersecurity, what we mean when we talk about our right to privacy, and more.
Post date: March 3, 2015
Experts examine challenges such as rising student loan debt; assessing quality at colleges and universities; reform models; and online education.
Post date: Feb. 24, 2015