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The Unintended Consequences of California Proposition 47: Reducing Law Enforcement’s Ability to Solve Serious, Violent Crimes

Monday, June 12, 2017 | Comments Off on The Unintended Consequences of California Proposition 47: Reducing Law Enforcement’s Ability to Solve Serious, Violent Crimes

Comment by: Shelby Kail 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1039 (2017) For many years, DNA databases have helped solve countless serious, violent crimes by connecting low-level offenders to unsolved crimes.  Because the passage of Proposition 47 reduced several low-level crimes...

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The Outer Limits: IMSI-Catchers, Technology, and the Future of the Fourth Amendment

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on The Outer Limits: IMSI-Catchers, Technology, and the Future of the Fourth Amendment

Comment by: Ryan C. Chapman 44 PEPP. L. REV. 841 (2017) Recent advances in technology are posing new challenges for a legal system based on decades-old precedent.  Nowhere is this more apparent than in law enforcement’s warrantless use of IMSI...

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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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