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2015 Commencement: Commencement Address, Cass R Sunstein

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On Sunday, May 17, Penn Law hosted its graduation ceremony in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. The Class of 2015 Commencement Address was delivered by Cass Sunstein. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School, and from 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which plays a key role in coordinating the review of federal regulations. Sunstein delivered a “Star Wars” themed address about the twists and turns in life. “We see patterns in our law, but we are responsible for them,” said Sunstein, “We are not finding them. We are creating them.” Other speakers from the event included Dean Wendell Pritchett and class speakers Nahy El Hachem LLM’15, Geraldine Rothschild L’15, Esperanza Franco Jimenez LLM’15, Frank Desimone L’15, Craig Carter L’15, and Rajvi Patel L’15.