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Iranian Baby Undergoes Heart Surgery after Trump’s Immigration Ban: Hope

          This week my heart broke as I read the headline: Iranian baby caught in travel… Continue reading

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A Letter from Texas Death-Row Inmate Ray Jasper

In 1998, three men were convicted of the November 29 robbery and murder of recording studio owner, David Alejandro (33)…. Continue reading

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President Obama Makes SCOTUS Nomination: “Today I Nominate Merrick Garland to Supreme Court”

By: Kaitlyn Brown “I said I would take this process seriously and I did. I chose a serious man and… Continue reading

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Arlen Specter Center Host a Lecture on Brain Injuries and the Ethics of Being a Sports Fan

    “There’s death in that sport.” That is what New York Time’s best-selling author Steve Almond quoted at the… Continue reading

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Roxboro House Roundtables Have a New Home on the Arlen Specter Center Website

The Roundtables   now have a new spiffy home on the Arlen Specter Center for  Public  Service  website.  Click  here to check it out as well as other exciting Specter Center activities Continue reading

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Law and Society Graduate Discusses First Amendment Rights at Sports Stadiums: ESPN Twin Cities

Law and Society alumnus John Sczepanski ’14 was interviewed about sports fans’ first amendment rights in stadiums built in part with… Continue reading

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L & S Moot Competition 2015

In a very close contest Laura Morson edged our Graham Fox to win the 2015 PhilaU Moot Competition. Addressing a [...] Continue reading

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L & S Grad MacKenzie Watt Accepted into Top Ranked International University to Achieve her Masters in European and International Human Rights Law (Advanced)

MacKenzie Watt will be attending Leiden University in Amsterdam this fall to achieve her Masters in European and International Human [...] Continue reading

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“Single Bullet” Exhibit Opens at the Battleship New Jersey

An enthusiastic group gathered on Thursday evening, April 9th, to celebrate the opening of Single Bullet at the Battleship New Jersey in Camden. This exhibition was created through a collaboration of Philadelphia University students and faculty, of the… Continue reading

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Put Your Cards on the Table Event!

On March 23, the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service, The Office of Student Engagement-Diversity Initiative, and The Black Student [...] Continue reading

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