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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2019 Annual Volume Fight or Flight: The Ninth Circuit’s Advancement of Textualism During an Era of Intentionalism in United States v. Lozoya

Fight or Flight: The Ninth Circuit’s Advancement of Textualism During an Era of Intentionalism in United States v. Lozoya

Article By: Zachary Remijas 2019 PEPP. L. REV. 89 (2020) The modern complexities of global interaction and accessibility have recently forced some federal courts to reconsider standards for determining proper venue for criminal defendants who commit offenses while engaged in transportation, particularly those involving interstate commerce and crimes spanning multiple districts. These courts’ application of …

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Issue 3 - March 2020 Federal Protections for “Fur-Babies”: A Legislative Proposal

Federal Protections for “Fur-Babies”: A Legislative Proposal

Article By: Rebecca Ferrari 47 PEPP. L. REV. 821 (2020) Americans love their animals, but America doesn’t protect them. Across the country, animals continue to be classified as mere property, undeserving of any basic rights and unprotected by the animal welfare statutes that do exist, but often remain unenforced. This Article proposes a comprehensive animal …

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Issue 3 - March 2020 Contracts and the Constitution in Conflict: Why Judicial Deference to Religious Upbringing Clauses Infringes on the First Amendment

Contracts and the Constitution in Conflict: Why Judicial Deference to Religious Upbringing Clauses Infringes on the First Amendment

Article By: Elica Zadeh 47 PEPP. L. REV. 777 (2020) When a Hasidic person files for divorce under New York law, either party to the marriage may invoke a declaratory judgment action to establish certain rights in a settlement agreement. If children are involved, such an agreement may include a religious upbringing clause, dictating that …

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Issue 3 - March 2020 Compelled Speech and the Irrelevance of Controversy

Compelled Speech and the Irrelevance of Controversy

Article By: Seana Valentine Shiffrin 47 PEPP. L. REV. 731 (2020) NIFLA v. Becerra stealthily introduced a new First Amendment test for compelled speech that has injected chaos into the law of compelled disclosures. NIFLA reinterpreted the requirement that compelled disclosures contain only “purely factual and uncontroversial information” in a way that imbued independent force …

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