Law & Public Policy Scholars are encouraged to pursue publication opportunities for their policy papers, as well as for their other policy insights. In addition to the traditional law review venues, they have published in general audience media outlets, such as The Atlantic and They have also published op-ed pieces in general circulation newspapers, such as the Harrisburg Patriot News and the Washington Examiner. Law & Public Policy Scholars have written for more specialized publications, including Aging Today, the ABA Minority Trial Lawyer, and Tax Notes International.


After Marriage Equality, There Is Still Much To Be Accomplished, Newsworks, March 5, 2015

Attempted Outing Of Aaron Schock Is Bad For The LGBT Community, Newsworks, January 10, 2014

ENDA Passage Would Not Signal The End Of The Campaign To Protect LGBT Employees, Newsworks, November 2013

If Congress Passes LGBT Legislation, The Fight Must Continue On The State Level, November 2013

LGBT Groups Who Withdrew ENDA Support After Hobby Lobby Are Not Helping Workers,  Newsworks, July 2014,

LGBT Older Adults And Guardianship Issues, Aging Today, February 2014

Regulating Conversion Therapy at the Municipal Level, Philadelphia Gay News, October 2013


Fear Factor: The Link Between Lack of Self-Identification and Related Crimes, in Anthology of International Criminal Law, forthcoming Summer 2014 (Book Chapter)

New Study Reveals Increase in Exonerations in 2013, ABA, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer, February 21, 2014

When Corporate Giving and Disaster Relief Intersect, ABA, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer, November 19, 2013

Push to Increase Diversity in the Financial Services Industry, ABA, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer, December 18, 2013

The Insanely Clear-Cut Case for Region-Based Immigration Visas, The Atlantic, Pub. May 3, 2013 (co-authored)

Manhattan Moment: Make Immigration Reform Local With Regional Visas, Washington Examiner, June 13, 2013

Can an Undocumented Immigrant Who Passes Bar Be Allowed to Practice Law? ABA, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer, October 16, 2013

Regional Visas Getting More Attention,, July 7, 2013

Restoring Equilibrium: Maximizing Consent Through a Modified Severability Regime, 30 Temp. Int’l & Comp. L. J. __ (forthcoming 2015)

Approaches in Promoting Fair and Ethical International Labour Recruitment, Bull. Comp. Lab. Rel. __ (forthcoming 2014).

How to Save Unions by Making them Weaker,, July 2, 2012

Reinventing Unions for the 21st Century,, October 29, 2012

Yes, Unions Need Reinventing,, November 5, 2012

FATCA Now a Reality: What This Means for Those Doing Business in Japan and Australia, 70 Tax Notes Int’l 12, at 1205 (2013);

Japan’s 2013 Tax Reforms Focus on Private Section Investment, 70 Tax Notes Int’l 8, at 747 (2013)

Conferences and Presentations

Law & Public Policy Scholars have presented policy papers at academic and professional conferences both at home and abroad. In many instances, our Scholars have presented their papers on panels with professors of law, criminology, political science, psychology, and related fields, as well as policy makers and advocates. The following is a selected list of these presentations.

  • American University Annual Public Anthropology Conference 2013, Washington, DC
  • American Society of Criminology, 69th Annual Meeting, 2013 Atlanta, GA
  • Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology 2013, Budapest, Hungary
  • The Intersection of Law & Public Policy: 2014 Update, Philadelphia, PA (15 students and 3 alums)
  • The Intersection of Law & Public Policy: 2015 Update, Philadelphia, PA (13 students and 5 alums)
  • Law and Society Association Annual Meeting 2013, Boston, MA (5 students)
  • Law and Society Association Annual Meeting 2014, Minneapolis, MN (15 students)
  • Law and Society Association Annual Meeting 2015, Seattle, WA (12 students)
  • Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies International Workshop 2014, Leuven, Belgium
  • Mid-Atlantic Law & Society Conference 2012, Philadelphia (8 students)
  • Mid-Atlantic Law & Society Conference 2014, Philadelphia (15 students)
  • Temple Law Board of Visitors, Continuing Legal Education Program 2012 (3 students)

Other Media and Awards

During the course of their DC summer, Law & Public Policy Scholars have been sought out by national and local media outlets for interviews. Their policy proposals have also been highlighted in larger articles.

  • Fox News National Morning Show – Interview on Making Unions Stronger by Making Them Weaker 2012
  • “Ideas” Section of the Sunday Boston Globe – Municipal-Based Visa Programs 2013
  • Local Philadelphia NBC News – Interview on Making Union Stronger by Making Them Weaker 2012
  • MTN’s Michigan Morning Show – Interview on President Obama’s Climate Change Policy 2013
  • “Rising Star” Award, International Society of the Golden Rule