Issue 1 – January 2018 Duty and Disobedience: The Conflict of Conscience and Compliance in the Trump Era

Duty and Disobedience: The Conflict of Conscience and Compliance in the Trump Era

Article by: Keith A. Petty 45 PEPP. L. REV. 55 (2018) In the first weeks of President Trump’s administration, the Acting Attorney General was fired for ordering the Justice Department not to enforce a controversial Executive Order on immigration. Police departments and corporate boardrooms prepare for deregulation and less oversight, opening the door to more …

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Issue 4 - June 2017 The Path of Most Resistance: Resisting Gang Recruitment as a Political Opinion in Central America’s Join-or-Die Gang Culture

The Path of Most Resistance: Resisting Gang Recruitment as a Political Opinion in Central America’s Join-or-Die Gang Culture

Comment by: Ericka Welsh 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1083 (2017) In recent years, increasing numbers of asylum-seekers from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador crossed into the United States, fleeing gang violence that has driven homicide rates to record levels.  These countries, known collectively as the “Northern Triangle,” now make up one of the most violent …

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Issue 4 - June 2017 Sexual Violence as an Occupational Hazard & Condition of Confinement in the Closed Institutional Systems of the Military and Detention

Sexual Violence as an Occupational Hazard & Condition of Confinement in the Closed Institutional Systems of the Military and Detention

Article by: Hannah Brenner, Kathleen Darcy, & Sheryl Kubiak 44 PEPP. L. REV. 881 (2017) Women in the military are more likely to be raped by other service members than to be killed in combat.  Female prisoners internalize rape by corrections officers as an inherent part of their sentence.  Immigrants held in detention fearing deportation or other …

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Issue 3 - May 2017 Proving Identity

Proving Identity

Article by: Jonathan Weinberg 44 PEPP. L. REV. 731 (2017) United States law, over the past two hundred years or so, has subjected people whose race rendered them noncitizens or of dubious citizenship to a variety of rules requiring that they carry identification documents at all times.  Those laws fill a gap in the policing authority of …

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Issue 1 - December 2016 Disrupting Immigration: How Administrative Rulemaking Could Transform the Landscape for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Disrupting Immigration: How Administrative Rulemaking Could Transform the Landscape for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Article by: Tess Douglas 44 PEPP. L. REV. 199 (2016) Immigrant entrepreneurs come to the United States and start thriving companies that create jobs, drive the economy, and facilitate innovation. However, U.S. laws do not provide a clear path for immigrant entrepreneurs to lawfully enter and work in America. Therefore, immigrant entrepreneurs must seek lawful status in …

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