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Sidebar: Professor Lee Carpenter on Marriage Equality Litigation in PA

Editors’ Note: Sidebar is a new, occasional series exploring the work that Temple Law faculty members take on outside of the classroom and the impact it has on our community. Temple Law Professor Lee Carpenter recently submitted an expert report in Whitewood v. Wolf, a case filed by the ACLU of Pennsylvania to challenge 23 Pa. C.S.A. 1704, known generally as Pennsylvania’s “marriage exclusion,” which defines marriage as between one man and one woman. We sat down with Professor Carpenter and asked her to explain the issues, the litigation, and her role as an expert.
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Temple Law Student Wins 2013 Ruth Bader Ginsburg “In Pursuit of Justice” Writing Competition

Matthew Tom ’13 has been named the winner of the 2013 Ruth Bader Ginsburg “In Pursuit of Justice” Writing Competition by the Philadelphia Bar Association. His winning paper is titled “Application of the Exclusionary Rule in Immigration Proceedings: Not Just Egregious Violations, Recommendations for Meaningful Protection of Civil Rights." Matthew received the award from Justice Ginsburg herself at a reception following her appearance at the National Constitution Center on September 6, 2013.
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Professor Lee Carpenter Selected as a Best LGBT Lawyer Under 40

Professor Lee Carpenter has been selected as a Best LGBT Lawyer Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association.   The LGBT Bar established this award to recognize outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.   Professor Carpenter, who is the former Legal Director of Equality Advocates Pennsylvania, remains active in the LGBT and public interest communities while teaching Legal Research and Writing and Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law.

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