Papal Domain Names

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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  1. Shag from Brookline says:

    Would this be a pre-emption of the Domain of God?

  2. At, Sasha Volokh notes that the Code of Canon Law of 1978 says at Canon 188 “§4. A resignation can be revoked by the one resigning as long as it has not taken effect; once it has taken effect it cannot be revoked, but the one who resigned can obtain the office by some other title.”

  3. Shag from Brookline says:

    E. J. Dionne, Jr., in today’s WaPo suggests that perhaps a Nun might be chosen to head the Church. If so, the voting Cardinals might pre-empt the pre-empters of Papal Domain Names. How about “Joan I”? [This would be my personal choice for reasons I won’t mention.]