Special Issue - December 2009 The Second Conversation with Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: Lawyering and the Craft of Judicial Opinion Writing

The Second Conversation with Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: Lawyering and the Craft of Judicial Opinion Writing

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Pepperdine University. My name is Douglas Kmiec. I am the Caruso Family Chair and Professor of Constitutional Law and with me in conversation this afternoon is the 110th Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Justice Alito was appointed to the bench in January …

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Special Issue - December 2009 The Second Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture: A Conversation with Justice Clarence Thomas

The Second Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture: A Conversation with Justice Clarence Thomas

Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to give a welcome to our honored guest before Dean Starr gives a reflection about the lecture series for which this is named: William French Smith, the person who has been such a large part of American legal history and whose friends have endowed this lecture series in his …

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Special Issue - December 2009 Thirty-First Annual Pepperdine University School of Law Dinner: Keynote Address

Thirty-First Annual Pepperdine University School of Law Dinner: Keynote Address

Thank you very much President Benton for that generous introduction. Such a nice introduction-I wish my parents were here to hear it. My father would have loved it and my mother would have believed it. And thank you very much for the Robert Jackson Award. I appreciate that it is aspirational and not earned. I …

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Special Issue - December 2009 Introduction

Introduction

Brief introduction of the speakers in this special issue, by the Editor-in-Chief of Volume 37. Click Here to Download Full Article…

Issue 4 - May 2009 Government Tan Lines: Examining the Reach and Effectiveness of Federal and State Efforts to Protect Consumers from the Dangers of Indoor Tanning

Government Tan Lines: Examining the Reach and Effectiveness of Federal and State Efforts to Protect Consumers from the Dangers of Indoor Tanning

Gone are the days when fair skin was considered a sign of beauty and wealth.’ Instead, these days many seek the “healthy glow” of tan skin. In order to obtain this bronzed look, color seekers go lie outside in the sun or commit to the increasingly popular alternative of lying in a tanning bed. Indoor …

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Issue 4 - May 2009 “Mortal [K]ombat in cleats”: An Examination of the Effectiveness of the National Football League’s Disability Plan and Its Impact on Retired Players

“Mortal [K]ombat in cleats”: An Examination of the Effectiveness of the National Football League’s Disability Plan and Its Impact on Retired Players

The objective of this Comment is to provide a comprehensive overview of the NFL Disability Plan (the Plan) currently in force, analyze the disability claims procedure under the Plan, and review the appeals to federal court of retired players when challenging decisions made by the Retirement Board under the Plan. Such an exercise allows one …

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