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Judge Judy Should Be Nominated for the Supreme Court Vacancy

Supreme Court Vacancy“Scalia’s Death Sets Up Collision,” declared the February 16, 2016 Wall Street Journal headline. A day earlier, the Los Angeles Times headline warned, “Supreme Showdown in the Works.”

Republican leadership called on President Obama to let the next president nominate Scalia’s replacement. In response, Mr. Obama challenged Republicans to offer a plausible rationale for their position stating, “The Constitution is pretty clear about what is supposed to happen now.” The Republicans have been unable to provide substantial legal authority to support their claim of an election year exception…

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  • Above the Law
  • Mar 16, 2016

Money Management, Pepperdine Style

Ross Seaman, Pepperdine studentRoss Seaman, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “As a senior nearing graduation, you’ve learned many things but there is much you don't know. What is something you think Pepperdine could have taught you in order to better prepare you for post-grad life? Create a proposal for a course that covers that topic.”

I am a senior in college who has had some sort of job every month for…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 09, 2016

Culinary Skills 101

Hansol Hwang, Pepperdine studentHansol Hwang, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “As a senior nearing graduation, you’ve learned many things but there is much you don't know. What is something you think Pepperdine could have taught you in order to better prepare you for post-grad life? Create a proposal for a course that covers that topic.”

Culinary experience is viewed by many on channels dedicated to food, in five star restaurants, and…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 02, 2016

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