Clarifying the Business Trust in Bankruptcy: A Proposed Restatement Test

Thursday, June 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Clarifying the Business Trust in Bankruptcy: A Proposed Restatement Test

Article by: Jared W. Speier 43 PEPP. L. REV. 1065 (2016) When bankruptcy courts attempt to define the business trust, the “decisions are sharply, and perhaps hopelessly, divided.”  The Bankruptcy Code, which guides the determinations of bankruptcy courts, specifically...

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Use of Facial Recognition Software for Medical Purposes: Balancing Privacy with Innovation

Thursday, June 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Use of Facial Recognition Software for Medical Purposes: Balancing Privacy with Innovation

Article by: Seema Mohapatra 43 PEPP. L. REV. 1017 (2016) Imagine applying for a job, and as part of your application process, your prospective employer asks for a photograph. You, as an eager candidate, comply with the request and, unbeknownst to...

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Emulsified Property

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Emulsified Property

Article by: Jessica A. Shoemaker 43 PEPP. L. REV. 945 (2016) The typical American Indian reservation is often described as a “checkerboard” of different real property ownership forms. Individual parcels of reservation land may be held in either a special federal...

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Do Lawyers Matter? The Effect of Legal Representation in Civil Disputes

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Do Lawyers Matter? The Effect of Legal Representation in Civil Disputes

Article by: Emily S. Taylor Poppe & Jeffrey J. Rachlinski 43 PEPP. L. REV. 881 (2016) With declining law school enrollments, rising rates of pro se litigation, increasing competition from international lawyers and other professionals, and disparaging assessments from the Supreme...

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Putting Public Law into “Private” Sport

Friday, April 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Putting Public Law into “Private” Sport

Article by: Dionne L. Koller 43 PEPP. L. REV. 681 (2016) Across all levels of sport—professional, Olympic, intercollegiate, interscholastic, and youth recreational—the prevailing view is that the government should not take an active role in regulating athletics. As a result,...

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Hospital Chargemaster Insanity: Heeling the Healers

Friday, April 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Hospital Chargemaster Insanity: Heeling the Healers

Article by: George A. Nation III 43 PEPP. L. REV. 745 (2016) Hospital list prices, contained in something called a chargemaster are insanely high, often running ten times the amount that hospitals routinely accept as full payment from insurers. Moreover, the...

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