Politics

04/18/18 3:22am
According to an analysis of unpublished ICE data, 64 percent of immigrants arrested in PA, WV, and DE didn’t have criminal convictions. The national figure, on the other hand, is 38 percent.  
04/17/18 2:43am
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
04/15/18 9:10pm
2014 Penn Law graduate Dafan Zhang said he came up with the idea for VOHTE after running for State House in 2014 while simultaneously studying at Penn Law. 
04/13/18 2:08am
The event discussed the intricacies – and ambiguities – of sanctuary city policy and Penn's role within the immigration debate.
04/12/18 5:45am
The newly-drawn fifth district encompasses all of Delaware County and a large part of South Philadelphia. Some worry that the constituency is too large and too diverse to unify. 
04/12/18 3:45am
Students in the Penn Public Policy Consulting club will meet with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey, Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed, and Pennsylvania Representative Robert Brady. 
04/11/18 1:18am
The Perry World House hosted a colloquium titled “Prospects for Reform on International Migration and Refugees” was held on April 10. 
04/08/18 7:30pm
Mill’s longstanding probation case has proceeded since 2008, when he was first accused of involvement in an illegal drug sale. 
04/08/18 5:47pm
The National Association of Scholars, often characterized as a conservative advocacy group combatting a "liberal bias" in education, will present the Peter Shaw Award to Wax on April 12.
04/07/18 6:45pm
"We can see these impacts as institutions like Penn continue to expand into the communities they occupy — by building dorms, dining halls, and academic buildings," Polybian Society Consul and College junior Brianna Raposo said.  
04/06/18 12:07am
Philadelphia-based speakers came from different backgrounds to Penn Law, but they all encouraged non-conformity and resilience.  
04/05/18 9:58pm
The change that will be going into effect in May is the expansion of these pre-existing rules to apply to entities outside of the E.U.
04/05/18 1:30am
Chen said that while she was working for the DOJ, she found it “too ironic for words” to evaluate the ethics of the companies who spoke to her, presenting their various compliance policies.
04/04/18 3:56am
"It’s not just about the policy, it’s more about the trend and government's attitude which makes me feel much less welcome,” a student said. “I don’t want to be in a place I’m not welcome.”
04/03/18 3:16am
Gutmann has remained largely silent since Trump took office, focusing on policy rather than the Penn alum and president himself.
04/01/18 10:26pm
PAGE and Penn Democrats hosted the “Know Your IX” panel discussion, which focused on Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments Act and its lasting effect on the ways that universities handle sexual assault. 
03/29/18 12:00pm
The incumbent in the third district is Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Philadephia), who is running against two newcomers: Democrat Kevin Johnson and Republican Bryan Leib.
03/28/18 11:26pm
This increase in Pennsylvania follows a nationwide trend of organic food sales, reported by a USA Today analysis of data from the Organic Trade Association.
03/26/18 3:33am
Penn Medicine, Drexel University, and the University of the Sciences have all expressed interest in furthering medical marijuana research, according to NBC Philadelphia. 
03/26/18 2:14am
The DP contacted 287 people for this story. Of the 59 people who responded, 50 said they expected Trump not to attend the reunion. Nine people said they expected Trump to attend.