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.”

Posts on the TLR Blog are not edited by Law Review staff. All errors are the author’s own. 

Posted on April 9th, 2020

Disrupting Hierarchies In Legal Education: Increasing Access By Supporting First Gen Success Katharine Traylor Schaffzin, Dean and Professor of Law, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law The first-generation college students of Generation Z will challenge all of higher education, including legal education, to reconsider the delivery of education.  Fortunately, undergraduate institutions have been […]

Posted on April 2nd, 2020

Musings on Disrupting Hierarchies in Legal Education Elaine D. Ingulli, Professor of Business Law, Emerita, Stockton University As far back as I can remember, my deepest instincts have been anti-hierarchical. Yet I struggled to find a way to contribute to this symposium. The call for papers, while prompting writers to address important hierarchies, is so […]

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Hierarchy? What Hierarchy? Why Legal Education Is the Most Egalitarian Form of Higher Education Professor John Hasnas, J.D., PhD., LLM., Professor of Ethics, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; Professor of Law (by courtesy), Georgetown Law Center; and Freedman Law and Humanities Fellow, 1989-91.  People become attorneys for a wide variety of reasons. But only […]

Posted on March 20th, 2020

Unsinkable? The College Admissions Scam was the Tip of the Iceberg Kerri Lynn Stone, Professor of Law, Florida International University The recent college admissions scandal that rocked Hollywood (and U.S.C., among others) and dominated the headlines has all the makings of a splashy, made-for-TV movie. But was it the tip of an enormous iceberg that […]

Posted on March 13th, 2020

Legal Education in Search of a New Meritocracy and Values for Admissions, Grading, and Pedagogy: A Personal Reflection on the Importance of the Temple Graduate Fellow Program Paul J. Zwier, Professor of Law, Emory University Throughout its history, including through its placement of Graduate Fellows into the ranks of higher education professors, and even in its […]

Posted on February 21st, 2020

Temple Law Review is pleased to announce that this year, the TLR Blog will feature blog posts written by several speakers from our Fall Symposium, Disrupting Hierarchies in Legal Education, in addition to our annual symposium issue. The posts will touch on issues discussed during the symposium and will be available weekly beginning in March. […]

Posted on May 29th, 2019

This audio recording is from a panel discussion that took place during Temple Law Review’s 2018 Fall Symposium, “Taxpayer Rights in the United States: All the Angles.”

Posted on May 19th, 2019

Margaret Gallagher Thompson (Executive Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 61), Vice Chair, Private Client Services at Cozen O’Connor, joins the podcast to discuss the impact the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had on individuals’ tax and estate planning. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on April 9th, 2019

District 163 Rep. Michael Zabel (Staff Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 82) joins the podcast to discuss a host of gun-control bills making the rounds in Harrisburg. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on February 24th, 2019

Tracie Johnson (TU Law ’18), Equal Justice Works Fellow, joins the podcast to discuss the early rollout of Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate program. She also discusses her fellowship project with Community Legal Services, focused on helping women of color overcome unique barriers to post-conviction employment. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.