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The Vice Presidency in Five (Sometimes) Easy Pieces

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Symposium article by: Vikram David Amar 44 PEPP. L. REV. 623 (2017) The public perception of the Vice President is that of an individual with little actual authority, but who has the potential to be thrust into the most powerful...

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Oh, VPOTUS, Where Art Thou? The Constitutional Situs of the Vice Presidency as Surveyed by a Former Vice Presidential Lawyer

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Symposium article by: Shannen W. Coffin 44 PEPP. L. REV. 583 (2017) A dispute between a federal oversight authority and the Office of the Vice President (OVP) prompted an unprecedented public discussion regarding the proper location and role of...

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The Vice Presidency in the Twenty-First Century

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Symposium article by:  Jody C. Baumgartner 44 PEPP. L. REV. 561 (2017) The vice presidency has undergone almost revolutionary change since its inception 227 years ago.  Conceived as a convenient solution to a problem created by the Electoral College,...

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The Vice President—More than an Afterthought?

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Symposium round-table discussion transcript featuring:  Richard B. Cheney, Edwin Meese III, & Douglas W. Kmiec 44 PEPP. L. REV. 535 (2017) A round-table discussion among former U.S. Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Caruso Family Professor of Law and retired U.S....

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A Constitutional Afterthought: The Origins of the Vice Presidency, 1787 to 1804

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Symposium article by: Edward J. Larson 44 PEPP. L. REV. 515 (2017) At the origins of the office, even though the Vice President was, as its first occupant John Adams declared, “only one breath” away from the presidency, the...

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Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Comment by: Cory Batza 44 PEPP. L. REV. 429 (2017) Defamatory comments on social media have become commonplace.  When the online community is outraged by some event, social media users often flood the Internet with hateful and false comments about...

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