Penn Law School has a lot of money rolling in thanks to a former U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
The family of Owen Roberts, a member of this country's highest court during World War II and a Penn graduate, gifted Penn Law School $8.6 million, which will go towards financial aid.
While at Penn, Roberts was the editor of The Daily Pennsylvanian before attending Penn Law School. After serving on the Supreme Court from 1930 to 1945, Roberts became the dean of the law school from 1948-1951 prior to his death in 1955.
Penn Law School also received a $1 million donation from graduate Michael Rotko.
"These gifts provide crucial support for students and programs across the law school," law school dean Ted Ruger said to philly.com. "This funding will help us continue to attract the best students, while supporting them financially, academically and professionally."
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