Category Archives: Issue 2 – February 2016

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Always Hurt Me: Why California Should Expand the Admissibility of Prior Acts of Child Abuse

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Article by: Lindsay Gochnour 43 PEPP. L. REV. 417 (2016) Child abuse is an undeniably prevalent problem throughout the United States, and studies show that instances of abuse are occurring at a rampant pace. While physical child abuse has been...

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Surviving the Borrower: Assumption, Modification, and Access to Mortgage Information After a Death or Divorce

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Article by: Sarah Bolling Mancini & Alys Cohen 43 PEPP. L. REV. 345 (2016) The death of a borrower too often brings the surviving spouse or other heirs to the brink of foreclosure. Transfer of the marital home to a non-...

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Surrogacy as the Sale of Children: Applying Lessons Learned from Adoption to the Regulation of the Surrogacy Industry’s Global Marketing of Children

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Article by: David M. Smolin 43 PEPP. L. REV. 265 (2016) This Article argues that most surrogacy arrangements, as currently practiced, constitute the “sale of children” under international law and hence should not be legally legitimated. Therefore, maintaining the core legal...

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Special Treatment Stigma After the ADA Amendments Act

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  Article by: Nicole Buonocore Porter 43 PEPP. L. REV. 213 (2016) This Article explores a unique source of stigma suffered by individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Instead of focusing on those with the most stigmatizing disabilities, I focus on...

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