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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Disrupting Immigration: How Administrative Rulemaking Could Transform the Landscape for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Disrupting Immigration: How Administrative Rulemaking Could Transform the Landscape for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Article by: Tess Douglas 44 PEPP. L. REV. 199 (2016) Immigrant entrepreneurs come to the United States and start thriving companies that create jobs, drive the economy, and facilitate innovation. However, U.S. laws do not provide a clear path for immigrant...

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Protecting America’s Children: Why an Executive Order Banning Juvenile Solitary Confinement Is Not Enough

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Protecting America’s Children: Why an Executive Order Banning Juvenile Solitary Confinement Is Not Enough

Article by: Carina Muir 44 PEPP. L. REV. 151 (2016) Despite its devastating psychological, physical, and developmental effects on juveniles, solitary confinement is used in juvenile correctional facilities across the United States.  This Comment posits that such treatment violates the...

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The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Youth & the Need for State Legislation on Marijuana-Specific Instruction in K–12 Schools

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Comments Off on The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Youth & the Need for State Legislation on Marijuana-Specific Instruction in K–12 Schools

Article by: Amanda Harmon Cooley 44 PEPP. L. REV. 71 (2016) State legalization of marijuana is a divisive and polarizing issue that has resulted in fragmentation between governments and citizens. Contrary to federal law, voters in many states have approved ballot...

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False Rubicons, Moral Panic, & Conceptual Cul-De-Sacs: Critiquing & Reframing the Call to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Comments Off on False Rubicons, Moral Panic, & Conceptual Cul-De-Sacs: Critiquing & Reframing the Call to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Article by: Chris Jenks 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2016) By casting into the indeterminate future and projecting visions of so-called killer robots, The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (The Campaign) has incited moral panic in an attempt to stimulate...

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