Category Archives: Volume 44

Embracing Airbnb: How Cities Can Champion Private Property Rights Without Compromising the Health and Welfare of the Community

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Embracing Airbnb: How Cities Can Champion Private Property Rights Without Compromising the Health and Welfare of the Community

Comment by: Emily M. Speier 44 PEPP. L. REV. 387 (2017) Peer-to-peer services offer participants considerable advantages whether they are a provider of such services or a user of them.  The Airbnb phenomenon is an example of how technological...

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Government Identity Speech Programs: Understanding and Applying the New Walker Test

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Government Identity Speech Programs: Understanding and Applying the New Walker Test

Article by: Leslie Gielow Jacobs 44 PEPP. L. REV. 305 (2017) In Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc., the Court extended its previous holding in Pleasant Grove City, Utah v. Summum, that a city’s donated park monuments...

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Bias in Blue: Instructing Jurors to Consider the Testimony of Police Officer Witnesses with Caution

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Bias in Blue: Instructing Jurors to Consider the Testimony of Police Officer Witnesses with Caution

Article by: Vida B. Johnson 44 PEPP. L. REV. 245 (2017) Jurors in criminal trials are instructed by the judge that they are to treat the testimony of a police officer just like the testimony of any other witness....

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Negotiating and Mediating Brexit

Thursday, February 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Negotiating and Mediating Brexit

Essay by: Horst Eidenmüller 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 39 (2017) The United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Brexit will involve many complex negotiations.  This article analyses the negotiation position of the parties (UK, EU, Member States) based on a...

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Dinner for Two: Employer Mandate, Meet ERISA; How Dave & Buster’s Response to the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate May Open the Door for Employees to Seek ERISA Relief

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Dinner for Two: Employer Mandate, Meet ERISA; How Dave & Buster’s Response to the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate May Open the Door for Employees to Seek ERISA Relief

Essay by: Kendall Victoria Dacey 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 15 (2016) When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in late March, 2010, Dave & Buster’s (D&B) had a choice: it could either comply and offer its full-time employees the...

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Elonis v. United States: Why the Supreme Court Punted on Free Speech

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Elonis v. United States: Why the Supreme Court Punted on Free Speech

Case Note by: David Barney 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2016) In Elonis v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2001 (2015), the Supreme Court had a chance to interpret the boundaries of a federal statute forbidding threats transmitted in interstate or foreign...

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