2020 Annual Volume “Drive-by” Jurisdiction: Congressional Oversight in Court

“Drive-by” Jurisdiction: Congressional Oversight in Court

Article By: Daniel Epstein 2020 PEPP. L. REV. 37 (2020) On July 9, 2020, in Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP and Trump v. Deutsche Bank AG, the Supreme Court held that the lower courts did not adequately consider the separation of powers concerns attendant to congressional subpoenas for presidential information.  Given that the question presented …

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Issue 2 - March 2020 Divided by the Sermon on the Mount

Divided by the Sermon on the Mount

Essay By: David Skeel 47 PEPP. L. REV. 495 (2020) This Essay, written for a festschrift for Bob Cochran, argues that the much-discussed friction between evangelical supporters of President Trump and evangelical critics is a symptom of a much deeper theological divide over the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus told his disciples to turn …

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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 - July 2019 A Defense of the Electoral College in the Age of Trump

A Defense of the Electoral College in the Age of Trump

Article by: John Yoo 46 PEPP. L. REV. 835 (2019) In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, where Donald J. Trump lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes but still secured victory in the Electoral College, renewed efforts to delegitimize or abolish the Electoral College system have surfaced. Critics, calling for …

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