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Founded in 1927, Temple Law Review is a student-edited, quarterly journal dedicated to providing a forum for the expression of new legal thought and scholarly commentary on important developments, trends, and issues in the law. 

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TLR Congratulates Vol. 89 Editorial Board Members Emily Kimmelman and Sam Lapin!


TLR Volume 89 Editorial Board members Emily Kimmelman (Symposium/Note/Comment Editor) and Sam Lapin (Note/Comment Editor) have recently been recognized for their contributions to the fields of bankruptcy and tax law.


Video Presentation: Presidential Transition Lecture Series – Chai Feldblum


On February 13th, 2017, Chai Feldblum gave the final lecture in Temple Law’s Presidential Transition Lecture Series. Feldblum is a Commissioner at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). TLR Staff Editors Elizabeth Casey and Ashley Rotchford provide a rundown of the Commissioner’s talk.


Video Presentation: Presidential Transition Lecture Series – Bill Marimow


On January 17, 2017, Bill Marimow, the Editor and Executive Vice President of The Philadelphia Inquirer, spoke at Temple Law School as part of Temple’s Presidential Transition Lecture Series. TLR Staff Editors Brandon Matsnev and Sam Ventresca provide a summary of the discussion.


Reimagining Pennsylvania’s School Discipline Law and Student Rights in Discipline Hearings


Across the United States, schools are kicking children out for alleged misbehavior at higher rates than ever before. This form of punishment is formally known as disciplinary exclusion. Disciplinary exclusion can change a child’s life. Almost immediately, the punishment impacts a student’s reputation among her peers, ability to secure a job, and access to higher education. Many studies suggest that in the long term, disciplinary exclusion increases a student’s risk of ending up incarcerated as an adult. This Comment suggests ways in which students may—and should—enjoy greater legal protection in public school disciplinary hearings.


Check Out: Volume 88.4 [Authors, Previews, and Full-text PDFs Inside]


Check out the contents of Temple Law Review, Volume 88.4.


Check Out: Volume 88.3 [Authors, Previews, and Full-text .PDFs Inside]


Check out the contents of Temple Law Review, Volume 88.3


VIDEO PRESENTATION: Can an Innovative Corporate Structure Save Local Journalism?


Earlier this spring, the Media and Communications Law Society hosted a discussion on the impact of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s recently-announced corporate/nonprofit restructuring, which allows it to claim tax-exempt status without the restrictions of a tax-exempt organization. This panel featured Richard Fox, a partner at Dilworth Paxson; Benjamin Bolas, an associate at Dilworth Paxson; and David Boardman who is Dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University and a board member for the Institute of Journalism and New Media.


VIDEO PRESENTATION: Gig Economy: Law in the Age of Uber


Temple Law’s chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (Worker’s Rights Committee) recently hosted a panel discussing employment law in an age where short term “gigs” are a mainstream source of income. The panel included Professor Brishen Rogers and Professor Ken Jacobsen from Temple Law, as well as Professor Leora Eisenstadt from Temple’s Fox School of Business.


Registration for the Temple Law Review Alumni Reception is Now Open


Registration for the Temple Law Review Alumni Reception is now open. The reception will take place on May 11th at 6:30 p.m. in Shusterman Hall. Temple Law Review will be handing out its Alumni Award of Merit to John Langel, former chairman of the Litigation Department at Ballard Spahr and a case/note editor on the Temple Law Review. TLR will also be honoring this year’s Staff Editor of the Year and awarding the J. Howard Reber Memorial Awards for Editing and Writing to two Editorial Board members.


Interview with Samar Aryani-Sabet


Samar Aryani-Sabet is currently a research editor for Temple Law Review. Her Comment, “Battered Iranian Immigrant Women and the Ineffectiveness of the U.S. Antiviolence Remedies,” was published in our winter issue. In this interview, Samar discusses her Comment, her original research for it, and her conclusions.


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