Considering Consequences: Autonomy’s Missing Half

Friday, April 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Considering Consequences: Autonomy’s Missing Half

Article by: Catherine A. Hardee 43 PEPP. L. REV. 785 (2016) In a subtle but discernible trend, courts, commentators, and policymakers increasingly use autonomy-based justifications to support expanding economic rights. Their use of autonomy, however, is inconsistent with the concept...

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Children’s Anatomy v. Children’s Autonomy: A Precarious Balancing Act with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and the Creation of “Savior Siblings”

Friday, April 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Children’s Anatomy v. Children’s Autonomy: A Precarious Balancing Act with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and the Creation of “Savior Siblings”

Article by: Marley McClean 43 PEPP. L. REV. 837 (2016) On February 3, 2015, Members of the United Kingdom’s Parliament, in an historical move, voted to approve the creation of human beings from three different parents, i.e., the creation...

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The United States Vice Presidency: In History, Practice, and the Future

Thursday, February 25, 2016 | Comments Off on The United States Vice Presidency: In History, Practice, and the Future

Throughout our history, the powers and responsibilities of the nation’s second highest office have evolved. Caustically described by its first occupant as “the most insignificant office” ever contrived, many vice presidents have now had a profound impact on their...

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Always Hurt Me: Why California Should Expand the Admissibility of Prior Acts of Child Abuse

Monday, February 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Always Hurt Me: Why California Should Expand the Admissibility of Prior Acts of Child Abuse

Article by: Lindsay Gochnour 43 PEPP. L. REV. 417 (2016) Child abuse is an undeniably prevalent problem throughout the United States, and studies show that instances of abuse are occurring at a rampant pace. While physical child abuse has been...

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Surviving the Borrower: Assumption, Modification, and Access to Mortgage Information After a Death or Divorce

Monday, February 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Surviving the Borrower: Assumption, Modification, and Access to Mortgage Information After a Death or Divorce

Article by: Sarah Bolling Mancini & Alys Cohen 43 PEPP. L. REV. 345 (2016) The death of a borrower too often brings the surviving spouse or other heirs to the brink of foreclosure. Transfer of the marital home to a non-...

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Surrogacy as the Sale of Children: Applying Lessons Learned from Adoption to the Regulation of the Surrogacy Industry’s Global Marketing of Children

Monday, February 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Surrogacy as the Sale of Children: Applying Lessons Learned from Adoption to the Regulation of the Surrogacy Industry’s Global Marketing of Children

Article by: David M. Smolin 43 PEPP. L. REV. 265 (2016) This Article argues that most surrogacy arrangements, as currently practiced, constitute the “sale of children” under international law and hence should not be legally legitimated. Therefore, maintaining the core legal...

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