Law School

Notes: Arbitrator Rules for Jimmy Graham Over Saints

July 3, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is noted as an arbitrator who ruled that NFL player Jimmy Graham “can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation.”

Article Source: Boston Globe

Record Unanimity on Votes Masks U.S. High Court Divisions

July 2, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on Chief Justice John Roberts’ willingness “to accept superficial consensus.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

U.S. Supreme Court Favors Pa. Company, Hobby Lobby, on Contraceptives Case

June 30, 2014

Theodore Ruger of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision on a requirement of the ACA.

Law Review: Loss of Assets Shines Light on Civil Forfeiture

June 30, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School contributes his thoughts on civil forfeiture.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Science May Cause Father’s Murder Conviction in Presumed 1989 Arson to Be Revisited

June 30, 2014

John Hollway of the Law School is quoted about legal issues surrounding the evolution of arson science.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cellphone Privacy Case Reveals Students’ Role at Court

June 25, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on directing Penn’s Supreme Court Clinic.

Article Source: USA Today

How ENDA Still Allows Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

June 20, 2014

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School contributes his thoughts about the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and how it affects LGBT workers.

Article Source: The Nation

Bailout Fever

June 13, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School writes about the skepticism surrounding the notion that massive bailouts saved the economy.

Article Source: World Magazine

GM Says It Has a Shield From Some Liability

June 15, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School explains the purpose of corporate bankruptcy.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Salam: Bill de Blasio's Dangerously Bad Idea

June 5, 2014

"Rethinking Welfare Rights" by Amy Wax of the Law School is referenced in an Op Ed piece on welfare reform.

Article Source: Newsday