The Vice President—More than an Afterthought?

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Comments Off on The Vice President—More than an Afterthought?

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

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Comments Off on A Constitutional Afterthought: The Origins of the Vice Presidency, 1787 to 1804

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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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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