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Aimée Kahan

Director of the Master of Legal Studies Program

Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Aimee Kahan

Contact

Office: School of Law, Room 334
Email
Phone: 215.571.4741
Fax: 215.571.4712

Administrative Support:
Donna Strunk
Email
Phone: 215.571.4802

Biography

Professor Aimée Kahan is especially interested in appellate law and the functioning of the court and judicial systems, bioethics, reproductive rights and the intersection of law and religion.

Before joining the faculty, Professor Kahan practiced appellate law in the state and federal courts with Reed Smith, LLP. While there, she supervised discovery proceedings in the U.S. and Europe and directed legal strategy in complex appellate matters.

Professor Kahan clerked for the Honorable Edward R. Becker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Prior to law school, she worked as a research assistant at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, where she piloted a study on patient understanding of informed consent.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, she earned the George Schectman Prize for excellence in Contracts and served as associate editor of University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Education

J.D., summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
A.B., summa cum laude, Harvard University

Scholarship

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Courses

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Bioethics
  • Federal Courts
  • Introduction to the Legal System (MLS Program)
  • Legal Methods II
  • Reproductive Rights Law

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