2019 Annual Volume A More Perfect Union: The Emoluments Clause

A More Perfect Union: The Emoluments Clause

Article By: Grant C. Rasak 2019 PEPP. L. REV. 103 (2020) Dedicated to “We the People,” with Special Recognition to Professor Pushaw, James Wilson Endowed Professor of Law at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. America’s Framers crafted the Emoluments Clause to preserve institutional integrity, mitigate undue influences, and best serve the American People.  The Emoluments …

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Issue 4 - May 2020 Modern Privacy Advocacy: An Approach at War with Privacy Itself?

Modern Privacy Advocacy: An Approach at War with Privacy Itself?

Article By: Justin “Gus” Hurwitz & Jamil N. Jaffer 47 PEPP. L. REV. 955 (2020) This Article argues that the modern concept of privacy itself, particularly as framed by some of its most ardent advocates today, is fundamentally incoherent. The Article highlights that many common arguments made in support of privacy, while initially seeming to …

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Issue 4 - May 2020 The GDPR and the Consequences of Big Regulation

The GDPR and the Consequences of Big Regulation

Article By: Matthew R. A. Heiman 47 PEPP. L. REV. 945 (2020) This Article summarizes the key features of the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that became effective on May 25, 2018. The stated purpose of the law is to give individuals greater control over personal information that is handled by companies and …

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Issue 4 - May 2020 When Considering Federal Privacy Legislation

When Considering Federal Privacy Legislation

Article By: Neil Chilson 47 PEPP. L. REV. 917 (2020) Legislators, advocates, and business interests are proposing federal privacy legislation with new urgency. The United States has a long-established federal framework for addressing commercial privacy concerns, including general consumer protection law and sector-specific legislation. But the calls to expand or replace this approach have grown …

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Issue 4 - May 2020 Consumer Welfare & The Rule of Law: The Case Against the New Populist Antitrust Movement

Consumer Welfare & The Rule of Law: The Case Against the New Populist Antitrust Movement

Article By: Elyse Dorsey, Geoffrey A. Manne, Jan M. Rybnicek, Kristian Stout, and Joshua D. Wright 47 PEPP. L. REV. 861 (2020) Populist antitrust notions suddenly are fashionable again. At their core is the view that antitrust law is responsible for a myriad of purported socio-political problems plaguing society today, including but not limited to …

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