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Wednesdays at the Kline are now hosted weekly at the Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy in Center City in order for members of the Philadelphia community to gather, listen and exchange ideas and perspectives regarding current events and issues.

Wednesdays at Kline Bring Civil Discourse to Drexel, Philadelphia Communities

Drexel University’s Pennoni Honors College and Thomas R. Kline School of Law have partnered to promote discussions of hot-button issues amongst diverse people and perspectives in Center City. 
U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone

U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone Will Address Kline School of Law Graduates at Commencement

U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone will address the graduates of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law at commencement on Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. The law school will celebrate 171 graduates during its 11th commencement ceremony, held at the Kimmel Center in Verizon Hall (300 S. Broad Street). The event will celebrate 135 graduates who will receive a JD, 32 who will receive a Master of Legal Studies and four who will receive an LLM in American Legal Practice.

The Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action is now a part of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

Kline School of Law Opens Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action

The Kline School of Law launched the Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action to help Dragons and community members become informed, effective advocates for policy innovation.
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.