Volumes 20-24

Volume 24:2 Symposium Issue on First Amendment, Defamation, and Privacy in Social Media

1. Foreword: Dean Rodney A. Smolla

2. Gag Clauses and the Right to Gripe: The Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 & State Efforts to Protect Online Reviews from Contractual Censorship: Clay Calvert

3. The Right to Say, But Not To Do: John G. Culhane

4. Rethinking the Right of Publicity in the Context of Social Media: Ashley Messenger (pages 1-10)

Pages 11-20

Pages 21-29

5. Defamation and Privacy in the Social Media Age: Stephen J. Wermiel

Volume 24:1

1. Navigating Through Delaware’s Residential Landlord-Tenant Law:Pete I. Tsoflias

2. Shake It Off: Potential Civil Liability of Handshake Lines: Joshua D. Winneker & Sam E. Ehrlich


3. Safeguarding the Constitutional Rights of the Intellectually Disabled: Requiring Courts to Apply Criteria that do not Deviate From the Current Edition of the DSM: Octavia Gory

4. You Can’t Have One Without the Other: Why the Legalization of Same Sex Marriage Created a Need for Courts to have Discretion in Granting Legal Parentage to More than Two Individuals: Tricia Kazinetz

Volume 23:2 

1. Foreword: Breaking Down Barriers – The Benefits of a More Inclusive Legal Profession by Santino Ceccotti

2. Disability and the Law: An Essay on Inclusion, from Theory to Practice by Daniel G. Atkins & Robert L. Hayman, Jr.

3. Breaking Down Barriers: Session II – Making the Bar More Inclusive by Ross Flockerzie, Melissa R. Allman, Melissa Felder Zappala, Daniel Goldstein, Won Shin. & Neal Suggs

4. Breaking Down Barriers: Session V – The Special Role of Technology by Richard K. Herrmann, Melissa R. Allman, Melissa Felder Zappala, Daniel Goldstein, & Professor Fredric L. Lederer

5. Survey of Delaware State Bar Association Members to Assess the Presence of Conditions That Hinder Their Practice of Law by Steven W. Peuquet, Asiah M. Lemon, & Sharon Merriman-Nai

Volume 23:1

1. The Pro-Claimant Pardox: How the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Contradicts Its Own Mission by Benjamin P. Pomerance

2.  The Aftermath of Koontz and Conditional Demands: A Per Se Test, Personal Property, and a Conditional Demand by James E. Holloway & Donald C. Guy

3. Reconsidering Pennsylvania’s Lustful Disposition Exception: Why the Commonwealth Should Follow Its Neighbor in Getz v. Delaware by Zachary Stirparo

4. Preserving the “Character of Mercy”: Commonwealth v. Williams and the 300-Year History of the Reprieve Power in Pennsylvania by Timothy Kane, Jesse Abrams-Morley, & Eric Motylinski


1. The Remedy of Last Resort by Nicole Haas

2. Resolving an Incoherent Doctrine: Regulating Off-Campus Student Speech with Principles of Personal Jurisdiction by Andrew P. Stafford

Volume 22:2 

1. Introduction and Dedication to Judge Alan Cooper by Eleanor Torres

2. Domestic Violence, Children, and Toxic Stress by Allan R. De Jong, M.D.

3. Polyvictimized Children & Intimate Partner Violence: Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Children by Dana Harrington Conner

4. Addressing the Oliphant in the Room: Domestic Violence and the Safety of American Indian and Alaska Native Children in Indian Country by Kelly Gaines Stoner & Lauren Van Schilfgaarde

5. Protecting the Freedom for Women to be Free From Violence: The Violence Against Women Act Endures by Claire M. DeMatteis

Volume 22:1 

1. The Uncertainty of Legal Doctrine in Indirect Expropriation Cases and the Legitimacy Problems of Investment Arbitration by Mojtaba Dani & Afshin Akhtar -Khavari

2. Extending Regulatory Takings Theory by Applying Constitutional Doctrine and Elevating Takings Precedents to Justify Higher Standards of Review in Knootz by James E. Holloway & Donald C. Guy

3. The Separation Document Rule of Fed. R. Civ. P. 58: The History, the Mystery, and the Future by David L. Goodwin

4. The Right to Life Passes Through the Right to a Healthy Environment: Jurisprudence in Comparison by Emma A. Imparato

5. The Laws of Science, Constitutional Law, and the Rule of Law by Professor David Hodas


1.  Criminal Immigration Law: The Reality of Criminal Defense After the Adoption of the Broader Interpretation of Padilla and an Integrated Practice Solution by Johanna Peuscher-Funk

2. Statutory Enhancement of the Judicial Role in the International Extradition of the American Citizen by Randall J. Teti

Volume 21:1

1. Duty & the Death Penalty by  Leo E. Strine, Jr.

2. A Necessary Supplement: Reinvigorating Civil Rico’s Securities Fraud Predicate by Justin D. Weitz

3. The Categorical Failure of Child Pornography Law by Laura E. Avery


4. The Borgata Babes Case: The Weighty Matter of Appearance Standards by Holly C. Frey

5. Least Restrictive Environment: Fulfilling the Promises of IDEA by  Megan McGovern

Volume 20:2

1. Kids and the Keystone Constitutional Conundrum: Can Pennsylvania Institute a School Voucher Program to Rescue Children from Underperforming Schools? by Sean-Tamba Matthew

2. Leveraging Filial Support Laws Under the State Partnership Programs to Encourage Long-Term Care Insurance by Jamie P. Hopkins, Theodore T. Kurlowicz, & Christopher P. Woehrle

3. The H. Albert Young Distinguished Lecture In Constitutional Law
Constitutional Comparisons: Emerging Dignity Rights at Home and Abroad by Erin Daly

4. The Dangerousness of the Status Quo: A Case for Modernizing Civil Commitment Law by Dan Moon

5. The Wolf at the Door: Filial Responsibility Under Delaware Law by W. Wade W. Scott & Erica L. Sharp


6. Stop the Bleeding: A Call for Clarity to Achieve True Mental Health Parity by Aubrey Chamberlin

7. Balancing Career and Parenthood: The Family Medical Leave Act and Maternity Leave by Nicole L. Magill

Volume 20:1

1. Killing Osama bin Laden: Legal and Necessary by Second Lieutenant Sonny Lee Hodgin

2. Kelly v. United States of America: Creating a Two-Part Test for Immunity Under Pennsylvania’s Recreational Use of Land & Water Act by Debra Wolf Goldstein

3. Opting Out of the Procedural Morass: A Solution to the Class Arbitration Problem by Emanwel Josef Turnbull

4. Preferring the “Wise Man” to Science: The Failure of Courts and Non-Litigation Mechanisms to Demand Validity in Forensic Matching Testimony by Professor Jules Epstein

5. Forensic Science(s) in the Courtroom: Symposium Transcript by Judge Joseph R. Slights, III, Lisa M. Schwind, Gerard Spadaccini, Professor Jules Epstein, Anjali A. Ranadive

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