Tag Archives: Constitutional Law

A Diverse Student Body Without Student Bodies?: Online Classrooms and Affirmative Action

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | Comments Off on A Diverse Student Body Without Student Bodies?: Online Classrooms and Affirmative Action

Essay by: Ryan H. Nelson 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 65 (2017) America’s public universities engage students in myriad classroom environments that range from traditional, entirely-in-person classroom environments to entirely-online, virtual classrooms, with every shade of grey in between.  These varied learning...

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Failure to Act and the Separation of Powers—The Vice Presidency and the Need to Surmount Divided Power in Pursuit of a Workable Government

Saturday, March 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Failure to Act and the Separation of Powers—The Vice Presidency and the Need to Surmount Divided Power in Pursuit of a Workable Government

Symposium article by: Douglas W. Kmiec 44 PEPP. L. REV. 477 (2017) Is the Vice President an executive officer, a legislative officer, or both?  This query has existed since the time of the founding.  The question poses more difficulty than...

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The Vice Presidency in the Twenty-First Century

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Comments Off on The Vice Presidency in the Twenty-First Century

Symposium article by:  Jody C. Baumgartner 44 PEPP. L. REV. 561 (2017) The vice presidency has undergone almost revolutionary change since its inception 227 years ago.  Conceived as a convenient solution to a problem created by the Electoral College,...

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The Vice President—More than an Afterthought?

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Comments Off on The Vice President—More than an Afterthought?

Symposium round-table discussion transcript featuring:  Richard B. Cheney, Edwin Meese III, & Douglas W. Kmiec 44 PEPP. L. REV. 535 (2017) A round-table discussion among former U.S. Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Caruso Family Professor of Law and retired U.S....

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A Constitutional Afterthought: The Origins of the Vice Presidency, 1787 to 1804

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Comments Off on A Constitutional Afterthought: The Origins of the Vice Presidency, 1787 to 1804

Symposium article by: Edward J. Larson 44 PEPP. L. REV. 515 (2017) At the origins of the office, even though the Vice President was, as its first occupant John Adams declared, “only one breath” away from the presidency, the...

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Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Comment by: Cory Batza 44 PEPP. L. REV. 429 (2017) Defamatory comments on social media have become commonplace.  When the online community is outraged by some event, social media users often flood the Internet with hateful and false comments about...

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