Issue 2 - February 2019 Star Athletica Tells the Fashion Industry to Knock-It-Off with the Knockoffs

Star Athletica Tells the Fashion Industry to Knock-It-Off with the Knockoffs

Article by: Samantha Burdick 46 PEPP. L. REV. 367 (2018) At any given fast fashion store, there may be a near exact replica of a ‘designer’ clothing item that sells for four times less than the amount it would at a luxury retailer. Wait—isn’t that illegal? After the Supreme Court’s landmark separability test created in Star Athletica, …

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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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2018 Annual Volume BETWEEN “THE ROCK” AND A HARD CASE: APPLICATION OF THE EMOLUMENTS CLAUSES FOR A NEW POLITICAL ERA

BETWEEN “THE ROCK” AND A HARD CASE: APPLICATION OF THE EMOLUMENTS CLAUSES FOR A NEW POLITICAL ERA

Article by: Douglas R. Hume 2018 PEPP. L. REV. 68 (2018) The election of Donald Trump in 2016 rewrote some of the traditional rules for electing presidents in the United States.  Does his election portend a new breed of presidential candidate, arising from the business and celebrity arena rather than traditional government service?  If so, the potential …

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