The Admissibility of Confessions Compelled by Foreign Coercion: A Compelling Question of Values in an Era of Increasing International Criminal Cooperation

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Article by: Geoffrey S. Corn & Kevin Cieply 42 PEPP. L. REV. 467 (2015) Imagine a defendant is brought to trial in a U.S. district court. Key to the prosecution’s case is the defendant’s confession—a confession extracted by coercive methods...

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War, Law, and the Oft Overlooked Value of Process as a Precautionary Measure

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Article by: Geoffrey S. Corn 42 PEPP. L. REV. 419 (2015) Never in recent memory has the relationship between law and war been so central to strategic legitimacy. This has resulted in both positive evolutions of the law of armed...

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Lost in Translation? The Relevancy of Kobe Bryant and Aristotle to the Legality of Modern Warfare

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Article by: Rachel E. VanLandingham 42 PEPP. L. REV. 393 (2015) What do Kobe Bryant, Aristotle, and the continuing U.S. response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, have in common? President Barack Obama told the New Yorker in...

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A Proposal for Improving Argument Before the United States Supreme Court

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Article by: Louis J. Sirico, Jr. 42 PEPP. L. REV. 195 (2015) With rare exceptions, the U.S. Supreme Court allots thirty minutes to each side for oral argument. A review of transcripts and recordings of oral arguments confirms that the...

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Fearing the Bogeyman: How the Legal System’s Overreaction to Perceived Danger Threatens Families and Children

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Article by: David Pimentel 42 PEPP. L. REV. 235 (2015) In the last generation, American parenting norms have shifted dramatically, reflecting a near obsession with child safety and especially the risk of stranger abduction. A growing body of literature shows,...

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“Alimony for Your Eggs”: Fertility Compensation in Divorce Proceedings

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Comments Off on “Alimony for Your Eggs”: Fertility Compensation in Divorce Proceedings

Article by: Katelin Eastman 42 PEPP. L. REV. 293 (2015) This Comment explores the history and reasoning behind divorce in the United States, examines contemporary alimony jurisprudence, and assesses the viability of fertility compensation in divorce proceedings, arguing that there...

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