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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Special Treatment Stigma After the ADA Amendments Act

Monday, February 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Special Treatment Stigma After the ADA Amendments Act

  Article by: Nicole Buonocore Porter 43 PEPP. L. REV. 213 (2016) This Article explores a unique source of stigma suffered by individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Instead of focusing on those with the most stigmatizing disabilities, I focus on...

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The Indefinite Deflection of Congressional Standing

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | Comments Off on The Indefinite Deflection of Congressional Standing

Article by: Nat Stern 43 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2015) Recent litigation brought or threatened against the administration of President Obama has brought to prominence the question of standing by Congress or its members to sue the President for nondefense or...

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Consumption Property in the Sharing Economy

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Consumption Property in the Sharing Economy

Article by: Shelly Kreiczer-Levy 43 PEPP. L. REV. 61 (2015) Various doctrines from different areas of the law provide special legal protection for property that is produced and used for personal use, creating the legal category of “consumption property.” Zoning, criminal procedure,...

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Redefining “Peril”—Abating the Interest on a Tax Deficiency for Good Faith Reliance on IRS Publications

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Redefining “Peril”—Abating the Interest on a Tax Deficiency for Good Faith Reliance on IRS Publications

  Comment by: Brady Cox 43 PEPP. L. REV. 126 (2015) Many taxpayers rely on guidance materials the IRS provides in order to comprehend the United States Tax Code and pay an accurate tax. However, many, if not all, of these taxpayers would...

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Litigating in the 21st Century: Amending Challenges For Cause in Light of Big Data

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Litigating in the 21st Century: Amending Challenges For Cause in Light of Big Data

Comment by: Andrew Kasabian 43 PEPP. L. REV. 173 (2015) The amount of data generated daily is growing exponentially.  The majority of this data is unstructured data.  Big Data analytics provides the capability to analyze sets of unrelated data to find...

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