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 with the subject heading “Submission for TLR Blog.”

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.

Posted on August 18th, 2016

Professor Jonathan Lipson is the Harold E. Kohn Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law where he teaches Contracts, Bankruptcy, and Transactional Skills.

Posted on August 17th, 2016

Kelly D. Eckel is a commercial litigator and Hiring Partner at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia. Ms. Eckel graduated from Temple Law, where she was Managing Editor of the Temple Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. She is also a graduate of Harvard College. Ms. Eckel recently spoke with Temple Law Review about her time at Temple Law, her legal career, and her family.

Posted on May 18th, 2016

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.

Posted on May 10th, 2016

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.