2019 Annual Volume A More Perfect Union: The Emoluments Clause

A More Perfect Union: The Emoluments Clause

Article By: Grant C. Rasak 2019 PEPP. L. REV. 103 (2020) Dedicated to “We the People,” with Special Recognition to Professor Pushaw, James Wilson Endowed Professor of Law at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. America’s Framers crafted the Emoluments Clause to preserve institutional integrity, mitigate undue influences, and best serve the American People.  The Emoluments …

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2018 Annual Volume Is U.S. Legal Scholarship “Losing [Its] Religion” Or Just Playing Favorites?: An Empirical Investigation, 1998–2012

Is U.S. Legal Scholarship “Losing [Its] Religion” Or Just Playing Favorites?: An Empirical Investigation, 1998–2012

Article By: James C. Phillips 2018 PEPP. L. REV. 139 (2019) The place of religion in America is changing. This paper seeks to understand that change in a narrow but influential context: legal scholarship. Focusing on the time period after the Supreme Court struck down RFRA as applied to the states and a flurry of …

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Issue 1 – January 2018 Online and “As Is”

Online and “As Is”

Article by: Colin P. Marks 45 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2018) Online retail is a multi-billion-dollar industry in the United States. Consumers enjoy the ease with which they can browse, click, and order goods from the comfort of their own homes. Though it may come as no surprise to most lawyers, retailers are taking advantage …

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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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