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Rachel Lopez

Employee Spotlight: Rachel Lopez, Transitional Justice Scholar and Investigator

Rachel Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, went to Guatemala and Spain to research how countries address the human rights violations of predecessor regimes. She came away with findings that could give insight to nations facing similar problems in the future.
The students outside of Norway's Halden prison.

A Life-Changing Visit to a Revolutionary Scandinavian Prison

For 10 days last winter, a small group of Drexel students toured prisons and courthouses in Norway and Sweden to learn how a focus on restoration and rehabilitation creates a radically different criminal justice system.
Dan M. Filler, Kline Law Dean

Q&A With Kline School of Law Dean Daniel Filler

Halfway through his first year as dean, Daniel Filler opened up about his high hopes for the trajectory of the Kline School of Law, how the school is adapting to changes in legal education, and why it’s necessary to keep one eye on the present and one on the future.


Sozi Pedro Tulante, the city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia’s Chief Legal Officer to Address Drexel’s Kline School of Law Graduates
 

Sozi Pedro Tulante, the city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia, will address the graduates of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law at commencement on May 18. 

Thomas R. Kline moderates a debate among the eight candidates to be Philadelphia's next district attorney.

Crowded District Attorney Field Debates Reform at Kline School of Law

The eight candidates vying to be Philadelphia’s next elected district attorney offered their views on the ways to fix an office marred by scandal and a criminal justice system in need of new ideas.
The U.S. Supreme Court

Trump’s Legal Picks: What You Need to Know

President Donald Trump’s nominees for U.S. attorney general and U.S. Supreme Court justice have attracted significant attention in recent weeks. DrexelNow spoke with two constitutional law professors to assess their expectations for Jeff Sessions and Neil Gorsuch.
Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey will join Drexel University as the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation.

Q&A With Distinguished Visiting Fellow Charles Ramsey: Community Policing and Black Lives Matter

The former Philadelphia Police Commissioner and current Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Drexel's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation weighs in on important topics like Black Lives Matter and open carry laws.
Roger Dennis

Roger Dennis, Founding Dean of Kline School of Law, to Retire

Roger Dennis, founding dean of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, will retire next year. Dennis has agreed to stay on through the end of the 2016-17 academic year while the University undertakes a national search for his replacement.
Katrina Mavroudis, Rachel Holt, Abbie Heller, Kelsey Ashworth and Jill Schroeder

Drexel Trial Team Overrules Top Law Schools to Win National Championship

The Kline School of Law trial team faced off against some of the best law schools in the country in the finals of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition and emerged the national champions.

"Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice" by Adam Benforado.

Drexel Law Prof Publishes Book on “Unfair” Criminal Justice System

Psychology can help make a fairer criminal justice system, says Adam Benforado, an associate professor of law.
Rainbow Flag during a Pride event. Photo by Jez Atkinson.

Indiana's Religious Freedom Act: A Q&A With David S. Cohen

Indiana’s new law, dubbed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, has come under fire from critics who say it enables discrimination of LGBTQA individuals. Kline School of Law Professor David S. Cohen answers question about what the law is and what it could mean.

Anti-Abortion Terrorism: New Book Tells Untold Stories of Harassment and Violence Faced by Abortion Providers

A groundbreaking new book, Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism (Oxford University Press, 2015), examines how those associated with abortion care are harassed, threatened, stalked, picketed, sent hate mail and otherwise terrorized on a daily basis, and how these incidents are drastically increasing