Issue 1 - December 2019 Placebo Marks

Placebo Marks

Article By: Jake Linford 47 PEPP. L. REV. 45 (2019) Scholars often complain that sellers use trademarks to manipulate consumer perception. This manipulation ostensibly harms consumers by limiting their ability to make informed choices. For example, holding other things constant, consumers spend more money on goods with a high-performance reputation. Critics characterize that result as …

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Issue 4 - July 2019 Our Campaign Finance Nationalism

Our Campaign Finance Nationalism

Article by: Eugene D. Mazo 46 PEPP. L. REV. 759 (2019) Campaign finance is the one area of election law that is most difficult to square with federalism. While voting has a strong federalism component—elections are run by the states and our elected officials represent concrete geographical districts—our campaign finance system, which is rooted in …

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Issue 2 - February 2019 The Blue Devil’s In the Details: How A Free Market Approach To Compensating College Athletes Would Work

The Blue Devil’s In the Details: How A Free Market Approach To Compensating College Athletes Would Work

Article by: David A. Grenardo 46 PEPP. L. REV. 203 (2019) Everyone involved in the business of major college athletics, except the athletes, receives compensation based on a free market system. The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) cap on athlete compensation violates antitrust law, and athletes should be allowed to earn their free market value as everyone else …

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