The Government’s Role in Unleashing Impact Investing’s Full Potential

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on The Government’s Role in Unleashing Impact Investing’s Full Potential

Comment by: Chelsea McGrath 44 PEPP. L. REV. 799 (2017) Impact investing refers to investments made in organizations, companies, or funds with the intent to generate measurable social or environmental impact along with a financial return.  Since its start in...

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Proving Identity

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Proving Identity

Article by: Jonathan Weinberg 44 PEPP. L. REV. 731 (2017) United States law, over the past two hundred years or so, has subjected people whose race rendered them noncitizens or of dubious citizenship to a variety of rules requiring that they...

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Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll

Article by: Pam A. Mueller 44 PEPP. L. REV. 691 (2017) This Article addresses an unexplored tension in the civil justice system regarding victims.  The goal of the civil system is to make victims whole.  We can, as is most...

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A Practical Solution to the Marriage Penalty

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on A Practical Solution to the Marriage Penalty

Article by: Margaret Ryznar 44 PEPP. L. REV. 647 (2017) In the federal income tax code, there is a marriage penalty resulting from tax brackets that do not double upon marriage.  This marriage penalty persists despite universal condemnation of...

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2017 Symposium: The Supreme Court, Politics, & Reform

Friday, April 7, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 Symposium: The Supreme Court, Politics, & Reform

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Pepperdine School of Law Malibu, California The United States Supreme Court has long been criticized for injecting politics into its decision-making.  Yet the recent events have cast this criticism into even starker relief. But has...

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A Diverse Student Body Without Student Bodies?: Online Classrooms and Affirmative Action

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | Comments Off on A Diverse Student Body Without Student Bodies?: Online Classrooms and Affirmative Action

Essay by: Ryan H. Nelson 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 65 (2017) America’s public universities engage students in myriad classroom environments that range from traditional, entirely-in-person classroom environments to entirely-online, virtual classrooms, with every shade of grey in between.  These varied learning...

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