Issue 1 - December 2018 THE BUSINESS OF GUNS: THE SECOND AMENDMENT & FIREARMS COMMERCE

THE BUSINESS OF GUNS: THE SECOND AMENDMENT & FIREARMS COMMERCE

Article by: Corey A. Ciocchetti 46 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2018) Does the Second Amendment protect commerce in firearms? The simple answer is: yes, to an extent. An individual’s right to possess and use a gun for self-defense in the home is black-letter law after District of Columbia v. Heller. The right to possess and use a …

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Issue 1 - December 2018 PACTA SUNT SERVANDA
STATE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA AND SUBNATIONAL VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL TREATIES: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

PACTA SUNT SERVANDA
STATE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA AND SUBNATIONAL VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL TREATIES: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Article by: Brian M. Blumenfeld 46 PEPP. L. REV. 69 (2018) In November 2012, voters in the states of Colorado and Washington passed ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana industries. Since then, eight additional states and the District of Columbia have followed suit, and many more have seen legalization debates in their legislative halls and among their …

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Issue 1 - December 2018 STRETCHING THE FIRST AMENDMENT: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND ITS CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS WITHIN THE ADOPTION SECTOR

STRETCHING THE FIRST AMENDMENT: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND ITS CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS WITHIN THE ADOPTION SECTOR

Comment by: Tracy Smith 46 PEPP. L. REV. 113 (2018) “The Constitution promises liberty to all within its reach, a liberty that includes certain specific rights that allow persons, within a lawful realm, to define and express their identity.” Download the Full Article

Issue 1 - December 2018 WHEN YOU GIVE A TERRORIST A TWITTER: HOLDING SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES LIABLE FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF TERRORISM

WHEN YOU GIVE A TERRORIST A TWITTER: HOLDING SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES LIABLE FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF TERRORISM

Comment by: Anna Elisabeth Jayne Goodman 46 PEPP. L. REV. 147 (2018) In the electronic age, the internet—and—social media specifically, can be a tool for good but, abused and unchecked, can lead to great harm. Terrorist organizations utilize social media as a means of recruiting and training new members, urging them to action, and creating public terror. These …

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