TLR Blog

Temple Law Review’s Blog features interviews, video presentations, and short essays that provide succinct, timely analysis of current legal developments. We welcome submissions from faculty, practitioners, alumni of the Law Review, and current editors/staff. To submit an essay, please email TLRonline@temple.edu with the subject heading “Submission for TLR Blog.”

Posted on July 18th, 2018

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld Philadelphia’s soda tax today. The appeal had centered on whether the city council exceeded statutory limitations on its powers with the sweetened-beverage tax. “[T]he Sterling Act conferred upon the City of Philadelphia a broad taxing power subject to preemption, while clarifying that ‘any and all subjects’ are available for local […]

Posted on April 5th, 2018

Six representatives of Temple Law Review and Temple International & Comparative Law Journal participated in Temple Law School’s 2018 Student Symposium on March 29. Temple Law Review’s David Nagdeman and Sonya Bishop were recognized by a panel of three faculty judges as, respectively, making the top two presentations. Video of the full event can be […]

Posted on March 31st, 2018

Join Fellow Temple Law Alumni and Students at the Temple Law Review Alumni Reception Wednesday, May 8, 2018 6:00-8:00 p.m. Shusterman Hall, Temple University Main Campus Please join us for our annual Temple Law Review Alumni Reception. This will be a great opportunity for past Temple Law Review members to reconnect while also being able to meet […]

Posted on March 27th, 2018

Representatives from Temple Law Review and Temple International & Comparative Law Journal will participate in the 2018 Student Symposium on March 29 from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in the Moot Court Room located in Klein Hall (1719 N. Broad St.). In advance of the students’ presentations, here are summaries of the articles they will be […]

Posted on July 19th, 2017

Judge Timothy R. Rice recently wrote an editorial for the Philadelphia Inquirer arguing for reform of Federal Rule of Evidence 609.

Posted on May 26th, 2017

EvidenceProf Blog recently posted a glowing review of the Honorable Timothy R. Rice’s forthcoming TLR Article.

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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.

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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.

Posted on March 3rd, 2017by Brandon Matsnev & Sam Ventresca

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.

Posted on August 18th, 2016

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), Immigration and Human Rights Committee, and the Sheller Center for Social Justice recently hosted a two-part event focused on workers’ rights, especially undocumented workers. The first day featured a screening of the documentary The Hand That Feeds. On the second day, a panel discussion focused on issues raised by the film and facing low-wage workers generally.