Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

2011-2012

FACULTY ACTIVITIES

August 2011

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Panelist, "Mediation Pedagogy," Teaching Law School Classes Conference, Pepperdine Law School, Los Angeles
  • Participant (and voting member), American Law Institute's Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Presenter, "Update on Revisions to the ABA Standards: What It Means for the Bar Admissions Community," NCBE Annual Admissions Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Presenter, "What the ABA Standards Review Process Means to You," NALP Annual Education Conference, Palm Springs, CA
  • Participant, Curriculum Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
  • Participant, Foreign Programs Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Denver, CO
  • Participant, Standards Review Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN
  • Participant, Workshop for New Site Evaluators Planning Committee for AALS Annual Meeting 2012
PROFESSOR LAURA DYM COHEN
  • Facilitator and Leader, 2011 Southern California Pro Bono Regional Meeting, Los Angeles, CA
PROFESSOR NORMAN GARLAND
  • CRIMINAL LAW FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, 3rd ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2011)
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Awarded, Law and Society Association's Herbert Jacob Book Prize and recognized on Jotwell, ASIAN LEGAL REVIVALS: LAWYERS IN THE SHADOW OF EMPIRE (with Y. Dezalay; University of Chicago, 2010)
  • Appointed, Reviewer, European Research Council
  • Chair/Discussant, International Institutions and Their Social Contexts, San Francisco, CA
  • Chair/Discussant, Transformations in Governance for Future States, San Francisco, CA
  • Discussant/Participant, "Identifying, and Keeping Your Eye on, the Big Picture," and "Development and Alumni Relations," ABA New Dean's Seminar, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Plenary Participant, "Forces from Within the Academy," Curriculum Conference, AALS Mid-Year Meeting, Seattle, WA
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • SUBDIVISION LAW AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT, Volume 1 (Thomson-West, 2011)
  • Affordable Housing in the Time of Global Climate Change, 43 URBAN LAWYER 179 (2011)
  • Visiting Professor in the Fulbright Chair, Politecnico di Torino, School of Urban Planning, Turin, Italy (Spring 2011)
PROFESSOR CHRISTINE LORILLARD
  • When Children's Rights 'Collide': Free Speech vs. the Right to be Let Alone in the Context of Off-Campus 'Cyber-Bullying, 81 MISSISSIPPI LAW JOURNAL (Fall 2011)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Awarded Special Fellowship for Former Fellows, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, University of Augsburg Law Faculty, Germany
  • Appointed, Executive Board, ABA Center for Human Rights
  • Appointed, ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services (ITILS)
  • Lecturer, "Regulating the Changing Legal Profession: Responses to the Impacts of Technology and Globalization," Transatlantic Deals and Disputes Conference, German Bar Association, Munich, Germany
  • Lecturer, "The Changing American Legal Profession: Will Legal Services Respond to the Challenges of Technology and Globalization?" University of Augsburg Faculty Workshop, Augsburg, Germany
  • Lecturer, "The U.S. Law of Export and Import: An Explanation and Analysis of the Substantive Law, Process and Institutions," International Trade Law Course, University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
  • Lecturer, "American Legal Culture: Issues" (Judicial decision-writing; role of International Law in U.S. law; law practice in the U.S.; and foreign lawyer access to U.S. legal profession), University of Bonn Law Faculty course, Bonn, Germany
  • Lecturer, "The Future of the Legal Profession: Challenges of Technology, Globalization, Demographics and the Marketplace," Bucerius University Law Faculty and Alumni, Hamburg, Germany
  • Interviewer regarding German Legal Education and Legal Practice, Law Faculty from Universities of Munich, Bundeswehr and Augsburg, and Max Planck Institute
  • Participant, ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, Public Hearing and Meeting; ABA Section of International Law Council Meeting (member); ABA Center for Human Rights meeting (member); ABA Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services (ITILS), Toronto, Canada
PROFESSOR CALEB MASON
  • A Rational Post-Booker Proposal for Reform of Federal Sentencing Enhancements for Prior Convictions, 31 NORTHERN ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW 339 (with S. Lesowitz; 2011)
ASSOCIATE DEAN ARTHUR MCEVOY
  • Panelist, "The Agency of Law in Natural Disaster," Causation, Risk and Planning Panel, Workshop on Disasters and Sociolegal Studies, International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati, Spain
PROFESSOR JONATHAN MILLER
  • Panel Chair, "The Cultures of Legal Globalization;" Paper Presentation, "How International Politics in the 1890's Pushed Argentina Away from its Use of U.S. Constitutionalism," "Negotiations Across Legal Realms" Panel; and Critique, CULTURES OF LEGALITY: JUDICIALIZATION AND POLITICAL ACTIVISM IN LATIN AMERICA (J. Couso, ed; Cambridge University Press), Author Meets Reader Session, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • "Will and Kate visit could test California's new paparazzi laws," Christian Science Monitor
  • Interviewed regarding Casey Anthony trial verdict, Mark Bernier Program, WNDB (Florida)
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Editor and Author of Executive Summary, STATE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2011 (ABA Criminal Justice Section, 2011)
  • Published speech, "Comparing Gender Stereotypes of Female Criminal Defense Counsel when Clara Foltz Practiced and Today," California Supreme Court Historical Society Newsletter (June 2011)
  • History Redux: The Unheard Voices Of Domestic Violence Victims, A Comment On Aviva Orenstein's Sex, Threats And Absent Victims, RES GESTAE (the online companion of the FORDHAM LAW REVIEW; May 2011)
  • Book Review, "Cultural Shifts: Addressing [Un]intended Consequences of the Fight Against Domestic Violence," A Home in the Law (J. Suk; Yale University Press, 2009), 30 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ETHICS 124 (2011)
  • Honored for 15 years of Service, National Judicial College
  • Reappointed, ABA Commission on Domestic Violence; Advisory Board, ABA Youth at Risk Commission; Co-Chair, Criminal Justice Section's Innocence Committee
  • Instructor, Selected Problems in Criminal Evidence, National Judicial College, Reno, NV
  • Panel Moderator, "Human Rights, Domestic and Sexual Violence: A Cross-Border Perspective," ABA Annual Meeting, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto
  • Presenter, Proposals Concerning Forensic Science Evidence, Criminal Justice Section's Council, Toronto
  • Conducted training concerning pregnant and parenting girls, L.A. Dependency and Delinquency Court Judges
ASSISTANT DEAN MOLLY SELVIN
  • Elected Secretary, California Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Elected, Board of Directors, Breed Street Shul Project, Inc. (a subsidiary of the Jewish Historical Society of Southern California)
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Speaker, "In defense of property: What should NOT be Owned," 2011 Freedomfest, Las Vegas, NV
  • Speaker, "A Cost/Benefit Analysis of the Human Spirit: The Desire for Liberty is Not Rational," Capitalism and Morality Conference, Vancouver, BC
  • Interviewed regarding "The difference between freedom and liberty," Lew Rockwell (podcast)
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • Lawrence's Criminal Law, 16 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 41 (2011)
PROFESSOR JOHN TEHRANIAN
  • INFRINGEMENT NATION: COPYRIGHT 2.0 AND YOU (Oxford University Press, 2011)
  • Parchment, Pixels and Personhood: Users Rights and the IP (Identity Politics) of IP (Intellectual Property), 82 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW REVIEW 1 (2011)
  • Speaker, "The Coming Copyright Termination Crisis," Orange County Patent Lawyers Association, Irvine, CA
  • Speaker, "Derivative Works 2.0," Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL
  • Speaker, "Fair or Fared? Comparing First Amendment Defenses in Copyright, Right of Publicity and Trademark Cases," Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker, "Freedom of Speech at Military Funerals and Other Solemn Events," Constitutional Rights Foundation 29th Annual Law Day Conference, Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Speaker, "The Ins and Outs of Clearances... Celebrities and More," Licensing University, Licensing International Expo of the International Licensing Industry Merchandising Association, Las Vegas, NV
  • Speaker, "Personal Jurisdiction in Cyberspace," Annual Civil Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association, Santa Ana, CA
  • Panelist, "Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You," Conceptualizing Copyright Panel, Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities' 14th Annual Conference, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
  • Panelist, "The Past and Background: The Historical and Legal Framework" Panel and Co-Moderator, "Parallel Efforts and Comparative International Privacy Law: Where Are We Headed?" Panel, Paparazzi Law in a Flash: Examining California's Past, Present and Future, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Featured Panelist, "This Week in Law," Show #120
  • One-hour interview regarding Hearsay Culture, Show #135, Stanford Law School, Center for Internet and Society, KZSU-FM (Stanford University Radio)
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Presentation: "Review of Fundamental Caselaw Under the IDEA," 10th National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers, Seattle, WA
  • Working Group Leader, Education/Disability Law Group, AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Seattle, WA
  • Op-ed article, "A Step Toward Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline," Los Angeles Daily Journal

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR JUAN RAMOS
  • Appointed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Board of Commissioners, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument Authority (El Pueblo)
  • Appointed, Special Counsel to Monica Garcia, Board President of the Los Angeles Unified School District

SENIOR STAFF

ASSOCIATE DEAN GARY GREENER
  • Appointed Chair, NALP Communications Advisory Group, 2011-2012
  • Appointed Member, NALP Task Force on Law School Employment Outcomes Reporting, 2011-2012


October 2011

PROFESSOR DEBRA BASSETT
  • CIVIL PROCEDURE, 6th ed., (with G. Hazard and J. Leubsdorf; Foundation Press, 2011)
  • 2011 Annual Supplement, CASES AND MATERIALS ON CIVIL PROCEDURE, 5th ed. (with D. Crump, W. Dorsaneo, III and R. Perschbacher; Lexis Publishing, 2008)
  • 2011 Annual Supplement, FEDERAL COURTS, 12th ed. (with C. Wright and J. Oakley; Foundation Press, 2008)
  • The Elusive Goal of Impartiality, 97 IOWA LAW REVIEW (forthcoming, 2011)
  • The Roots of Removal 77, BROOKLYN LAW REVIEW (forthcoming, 2011)
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • You Can't Win if You Don't Play: The Surprising Absence of Latinos from College Sports, 2 WAKE FOREST JOURNAL OF LAW & POLICY (forthcoming, 2011)
  • What's Prologue is Past: How the Present of International Labor Law Predicts the Past of U.S. Labor Law, 18 SOUTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (forthcoming, 2011)
  • Update, LABOR LAW IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORKPLACE (with K. Dau-Schmidt, M. Malin, R. Corrada and C. Fisk; West Academic Publishing, 2009)
  • Update, LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS: STRIKES, LOCKOUTS AND BOYCOTTS, 2nd ed. (with D. Ray and W. Corbett; West Group, 2009 & Supp. 2011-2012)
  • Director, 20th Anniversary Scholarship & Awards Gala, Mexican American Bar Foundation
  • Panelist, "Voluntary Recognition and Neutrality Agreements," 29th Annual Orange County Labor and Employment Law Conference, sponsored by the Orange County Labor and Employment Relations Association, Regions 21 and 31 of the National Labor Relations Board, and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Anaheim, CA
  • Participant, Roundtable on the Intersection of Immigration and Employment Law, 6th Annual Labor & Employment Law Colloquium, sponsored by Loyola, Southwestern and UCLA Law Schools
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Appointed, Chair, Curriculum Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Appointed Member, Foreign Programs Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Appointed Member, Planning Committee, AALS Site Evaluation Workshop, 2012 AALS Annual Conference, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Standards Review Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR LAURA DYM COHEN
  • Selected Participant, Southern California Directors Leadership Institute Program, Executive Service Corps
  • Reappointed Member, Council on Access and Fairness, The State Bar of California and Representative, 2011 Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Explaining the Persistent Myth of Property Absolutism in THE PUBLIC NATURE OF PRIVATE PROPERTY (R. Malloy and M. Diamon, eds.; Ashgate Press, 2011)
  • Costly Intellectual Property, 64 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW (with J. Masur; forthcoming, 2012)
  • Lead Panelist, "Candidate Forums in the YouTube Era," League of Women Voters of California Annual Convention, Ventura, CA
  • Paper Presentation, "Labor and/as Love: Roller Derby as Cultural Commons," Workshop on Convening Cultural Commons, New York University School of Law, New York, NY
  • Paper Presentation, "Talk Derby to Me: Emergent Intellectual Property Norms Governing Roller Derby Pseudonyms," Faculty Workshop, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ and University of La Verne Law School, Ontario, CA
  • Panel moderator, "(How) Can Law Blogs Build Community in the Legal Academy?" Southeast Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Conference, Hilton Head, SC
    Presenter, "Extralegal Governance of Intellectual Property: Norms, Commons, and Roller Derby," IP Innovations Student Seminar, University of Washington Law School, Seattle, WA
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Hegemonic Battles, Professional Rivalries, and the International Division of Labor in the Market for the Import and Export of State-Governing Expertise, INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY (with Y. Dezaly; 2011)
  • Presentation, "Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyers in the Shadow of Empire," Center for the Study of Law and Society, Berkeley, CA
  • Quoted in "Reasons to Feel Good About Being a Law Student Today," Bloomberg Law Reports
PROFESSOR STEVEN KRONE
  • Keynote Address, "Reports of My Death are Greatly Exaggerated: The Future of Film Art and Commerce," Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Panel Moderator, "Litigation Advice for Transactional Lawyers: Common Litigation Risks Raised by Development and Production," 2011 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, Beverly Hills Bar Association, USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Presentation, "Ethical Aspects of Outsourcing," Workshop on Legal Process Outsourcing - The Ethical Implications: Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing, and How to Do It Right, Lavender Conference, National LGBT Bar Association, Hollywood, CA
  • Presentation, "FTAs in Asia, the Process, Potential and Pitfalls," IP Meets the Pacific Rim: Cross Border Branding in an Era of Multi-Platform Licensing, Privacy, and Trade Secrets, sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law and LACBA International Law Section, Los Angeles, CA
  • Presentation, "Legal Scholarship Around the World: Traditions, Requirements, and Relevance - The United States," ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, Dublin, Ireland
  • Presentation, "Storms in the Clouds: Internet-Based Technology and the Obligations of Lawyers," ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference, San Francisco, CA
PROFESSOR JONATHAN MILLER
  • Speaker, "Borrowing a Constitution: The U.S. Constitution in Argentina and the Heyday of The Argentine Supreme Court (1853-1930)," Monday Faculty Colloquium, sponsored by UCLA School of Law; UCLA Latin American Institute; and Center for Argentina, Chile and the Southern Cone, Los Angeles, CA
  • Panelist, "The Bill of Rights and the Rule of Law: America's Greatest Export?" Bellwood Lecture Series/220 Anniversary of the Bill of Rights Symposium, University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, ID
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "New BART protests could test emerging policy on cell service shutdowns," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Participant, 2011 Summit on Austrian Economics, Mises Institute, Vienna, Austria
PROFESSOR IRA SHAFIROFF
  • Quoted in "Legal Students Bone up on Kafka and Jesus," ThomsonReuters News & Insight
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Quoted in "Oil spill report boosts case against BP, others," Reuters
  • Quoted in "Analysis: Damages ruling may be pivotal in BP case," Reuters; reprinted in Claims Journal
  • Quoted in "BP cuts oil spill burden with $1.1 billion Mitsui deal," Reuters; reprinted in Daily Times of Pakistan
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • 2011 Supplement to WHITE COLLAR CRIME: CASES, MATERIALS, AND PROBLEMS, 2d ed. (LexisNexis, 2009)
  • Presenter, "Developing Group Skills Exercises," Incorporating Skills, and Presenter/Moderator, Raising Sexual Orientation Issues in the Criminal Classroom, West Publishing Criminal Law Retreat, San Diego, CA
  • Interviewed regarding "gay panic" defense as it was used in Lawrence King murder trial and other cases, KPFK (Pacifica Radio)
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Speaker, "Governance and Other Sensitive Subjects," ABA Site Evaluation Workshop for Site Team Chairpersons, Chicago, IL

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR JAMES GLADSTONE
  • Panelist, "Litigation Advice for Transactional Lawyers: Common Litigation Risks Raised by Development and Production," 2011 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, Beverly Hills Bar Association, USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
PROFESSOR WAYNE LEVIN
  • Nominated, Canadian General Counsel Awards
  • Nominated, Los Angeles Business Journal General Counsel Awards
PROFESSOR DARRELL MAVIS
  • Instructor, "Presiding over Gang, Domestic Violence and Driving Under the Influence Cases," Criminal Law Overview for Criminal Courts Judges, San Francisco, CA
  • Faculty/Seminar Leader/Speaker, "Presiding Over Gang Cases and Other Criminal Cases," B.E. Witkin Judicial College, San Jose, CA
PROFESSOR JEFFREY SHELDON
  • Named, "Patent Law Lawyer of the Year," Los Angeles Best Lawyers 2012


January 2012

PROFESSOR DEBRA BASSETT
  • The Elusive Goal of Impartiality, 97 IOWA LAW REVIEW 181 (with R. Perschbacher; 2011)
PROFESSOR ALAN CALNAN
  • Presenter, "Regulation by Litigation;" "Uncivilized Retribution: The Problem of Punitive Damages;" "Capitalism and the Right to Civil Defense;" "Liberalism, Capitalism and Products Liability;" and "Anticapitalism in Civil Law," Free Market Conference, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • Panel Presentation, "Three Thoughts About the Status of Independent Contractors in the International Workplace," 5th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law, Seattle, WA
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Presenter, "What Happens During a Site Visit," New Site Evaluators' Workshop, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Presenter, "Lessons from the 2010 Curriculum Survey," Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, IN
  • Participant, Foreign Programs Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Participant, Standards Review Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
PROFESSOR LAURA DYM COHEN
  • Participant, online broadcast led by Attorney General Eric Holder, "Champions of Change: Closing the Justice Gap in America," joint project of the White House and the Department of Justice
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Editor, LAWYERS AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRANSNATIONAL JUSTICE (with Y. Dezalay; Routledge, 2012)
  • From MacCrate to Carnegie: Very Different Movements for Curricular Reform, 17 THE JOURNAL OF THE LEGAL WRITING INSTITUTE (Symposium Issue: Yes, We CArNegie! Conference; 2011)
  • Presentation (with Yves Dezalay), "Corporate Law Firms, NGOs, and Legal Globalization: Issues of Spillover and Legitimacy," Fordham Law School, New York, NY
PROFESSOR HILA KEREN
  • Paper Presentation, "Consenting Under Stress: The Case of Legal Misunderstanding." Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Irvine, CA
PROFESSOR JAMES KUSHNER
  • SUBDIVISION LAW AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT, Vol. 2, 2nd ed. (West-Thompson, 2011-12)
  • GOVERNMENT DISCRIMINATION: EQUAL PROTECTION LAW AND LITIGATION, 3 volumes (West-Thompson, 2011-12)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • NEWSGATHERING AND THE LAW, 4th ed. (with S. Berlin, C. Dienes and L. Levine; Matthew Bender, 2011)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Quoted in "The New World: Despite globalization of the economy, lawyers are finding new barriers to practice on foreign soil," ABA Journal (November 2011)
PROFESSOR CALEB MASON
  • Blind Mules? New Data and New Case Law on the Border Smuggling Industry, 26 CRIMINAL JUSTICE 16 (Fall 2011)
  • Presentation, "The Market for Mules: Risk and Compensation of Cross-Border Drug Smugglers," Empirical Legal Studies Conference, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR ARTHUR MCEVOY
  • Organizer, Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Irvine, CA
PROFESSOR CAROLE NEWCOMBE
  • The Origin and Civil Law Foundation of the Community Property System, Why California Adopted It and Why Community Property Principles Benefit Women, 11 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND LAW JOURNAL OF RACE, RELIGION GENDER AND CLASS (Spring 2011)
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "Natalie Wood case reopened: Could investigation lead to new charges?" and "Occupy LA report card: Was LAPD fair in evicting Protesters?" Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • Presenter, Three Forensic Science Resolutions for Approval, ABA Criminal Justice Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Fall Meeting, ABA Domestic Violence Commission, Washington DC
  • Participant, Gender Responsive Strategies Commission Meeting, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Chowchilla, CA
  • Speaker, "Legal Issues Concerning Female Offenders," Adult and Juvenile Female Offender Organization Biyearly Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Interviewed regarding wrongful convictions and forensic evidence, Heads Up! Radio, KGNU-FM (Boulder) and KGNU-AM (Denver)
  • Quoted in a story about informant who made $9 million, Associated Press (story published in numerous media outlets from ABC News to the Wall Street Journal)
  • Excluding Sexual Pattern Evidence of Rape Complainants When the Defense is Consent, article review of Judging Sex, 97 CORNELL LAW REVIEW (D. Tuerkheimer; forthcoming 2012), crim.jotwell.com
PROFESSOR GABRIELA RYAN
  • Interview regarding student engagement, The Steve Spierer Show, www.talkradioone.com
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • Presenter, "The Desire for Liberty is Not Rational," and Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award "for a lifetime contribution to advancing the ideas of sovereign individual, peace, freedom and a voluntary society," Libertopia Conference, San Diego, CA
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • The Gulf Coast Claims Facility as Quasi-Public Fund: Transparency and Independence in Claim Administrator Compensation, 30 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE SCHOOL OF LAW REVIEW 255 (Symposium Issue; 2011)
PROFESSOR KELLY STRADER
  • UNDERSTANDING WHITE COLLAR CRIME, 3rd ed. (LexisNexis Publishing, 2011)
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Re-elected Chair, Board of Governors, Queen Margaret's School, Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Panel Presentation, "Law School Clinics: Education and Access," 19th Annual Rothgerber Conference, Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law, University of Colorado Law School, Denver, CO
  • Panel Presentation, "Rethinking the Manifestation Determination Review Process: The Need for Meaningful Procedural Safeguards," Emerging Scholars Conference: Exploring Difference: Disability and Diversity in Education, Law, and Society, Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • Speaker, "Remedies: Exploring the Options, Scope and Source of an Administrative Law Judge's Authority," 2011 California Special Education Hearing Officer and Mediation Training, Sacramento, CA

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR ALEXANDRA D'ITALIA
  • 2011 Supplement, STATE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: LITIGATING RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND DEFENSE (J. Friesen, ed.; LexisNexis, 2008)
  • Teeth, SOUTH LOOP REVIEW (Issue 4; Spring/Summer 2011)
PROFESSOR JEFFREY LENKOV
  • Interviewed regarding "Dodger Fans Celebrate as McCourt's Ownership Comes to a Close," CBS-2 News (among others)
PROFESSOR JULIA VAZQUEZ
  • Paper Presentation, "From NAFTA to Narcos: Socio-historical Considerations and Best Practices in Representing Clients Escaping by Mexican Narco-Violence," Clinical Law Review Workshop New York University School of Law, New York, NY

SENIOR STAFF

ANNE WILSON, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN
  • Quoted in "International students generate revenue for law schools: Law schools value international students, who equally value what an American law degree can do for them," Daily Journal


April 2012

PROFESSOR RONALD ARONOVSKY
  • Elected, Chair, AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2012 AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Re-elected, Executive Committee, AALS Section on Litigation, 2012 AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Organizer and Panel Moderator, "CERCLA - Private Enforcement," CERCLA and the Future of Liability-Based Environmental Regulation, Southwestern Law Review Symposium
PROFESSOR DEBRA BASSETT
  • The Roots of Removal, 77 BROOKLYN LAW REVIEW 1 (2011)
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER CAMERON
  • What's Prologue is Past: The Present of International Labor Law Predicts the Past of U.S. Labor Law, 18 SOUTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 145 (2011)
PROFESSOR MARK CAMMACK
  • The Islamic Legal System in Indonesia, 21 PACIFIC RIM LAW AND POLICY JOURNAL 13 (with R. Feener; 2012)
  • Guest Editor, 21 PACIFIC RIM LAW AND POLICY JOURNAL (with R. Feener and C. Lombardi; issue on "Islamic Law and Islamic Legal Professionals in Southeast Asia")
  • Lecture, "Sacred and Secular in Indonesian Constitutional Adjudication," Center for the Study of Law and Policy, Jentera School of Law, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Profiled in Jakarta Post (Indonesian English language daily newspaper)
PROFESSOR CATHERINE CARPENTER
  • Presenter, "On Site as AALS Reporter," AALS Annual Conference, Washington, DC
  • Presenter, "When Worlds Collide: Keeping the Planets Aligned During Times of Opportunity and Change for Law Schools and Law Libraries," AALS Committee on Law Libraries and Technology, AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Curriculum Committee Meeting, Publications Committee Meeting, and Standards Review Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Finance Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Participant, Foreign Programs Committee Meeting, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR DAVID FAGUNDES
  • Explaining the Persistent Myth of Property Absolutism in THE PUBLIC NATURE OF PRIVATE PROPERTY (R. Malloy & M. Diamond eds.; Ashgate Press, 2011)
  • Costly Intellectual Property, 64 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW (with J. Masur; forthcoming 2012)
  • Talk Derby to Me: Emergent Property Norms Governing Roller Derby Pseudonyms, 90 TEXAS LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2012)
DEAN BRYANT GARTH
  • Panelist, "Are Law Schools in Crisis? The New York Times Debate and its Discontents," Global Legal Education Forum, Harvard SJD Association, Harvard Law School
  • Panelist, "Organizing and Financing Legal Education," AALS Workshop on the Future of the Legal Profession and Legal Education, AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Presenter, "Social Capital and Legal Capital: A Perspective on Asian Legal Developments," University of Denver Sturm College of Law
PROFESSOR DANIELLE HART
  • Contract Law Now - Reality Meets Legal Fictions, 41 UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE LAW REVIEW 1 (2011)
  • Cross-Purposes and Unintended Consequences: Karl Llewellyn, Article 2, and the Limits of Social Transformation, 12 NEVADA LAW JOURNAL 54 (2011)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LUTZ
  • Reforming Approaches to Educating Transnational Lawyers: Observations from America, 61 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 449 (2012)
  • The Future of International Law and An Essay Concerning the Changing International Legal Profession, 18 SOUTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 215 (2011)
  • Delegate, International Legal Exchange with the Legal Profession, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Organizer and Speaker, "Scholarship Around the World," ABA Section of International Law Fall Conference, Dublin, Ireland
  • Speaker, ABA Center of Human Rights' Proposal to Endorse UN Council of Human Rights' "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Principles, ABA Section of International Law's Council Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Speaker, "Ethics 20/20," ABA Section of International Law's Council Meeting, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution's Council Meeting, National Caucus of State Bar Delegations, and California Caucus Delegation of State Bar Representatives, New Orleans, LA
  • Speaker, "Regulation: Self-management of Accountability," Lyon, France
  • Presenter, "Outsourcing," ABA-North Ireland Law Conference
  • Participant, ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Participant, "North American Security Workshop," North American Consortium of Legal Education (NACLE)
  • Participant, Private Commercial Dispute Resolution, NAFTA Advisory Committee Meeting, U.S. State Department, Washington, DC
  • Participant, Professional Services Regulation, U.S. Trade Representative Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Leader, "Lawyer Advertising," Inns of Court Program
  • Reappointed, List/Roster, Neutral Arbitrators, International Center for Dispute Resolution
PROFESSOR CALEB MASON
  • Framing Context, Anonymous Internet Speech, and Intent: New Uncertainty About the Constitutional Test for True Threats, 41 SOUTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW 43 (2011)
  • Speaker, "Blind Mules: New Data on the Border Smuggling Industry," Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Winter Convention, Phoenix, AZ
  • Quoted in "George Zimmerman 911 call: What the fallout is from botched editing," Christian Science Monitor
VICE DEAN AUSTEN PARRISH
  • Organizer and Speaker, Our Courts and the World: Transnational Litigation and Civil Procedure, Southwestern Law Journal Symposium
PROFESSOR ROBERT PUGSLEY
  • Quoted in "Why California's chief justice is taking on the Legislature," and "Lesson in UCLA error: Make sure that acceptance letter is for real," Christian Science Monitor
PROFESSOR MYRNA RAEDER
  • EVIDENCE IN A NUTSHELL, 6th ed. (with D. Crump and P. Rothstein; West, December 2011)
  • Critique, Paper on Criminalization of Elder Abuse from a Domestic Violence Perspective, Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Conference, George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC
  • Speaker, "The Importance of the Pretrial Process in Reducing Mass Incarceration and Protecting the Innocent," Criminal Justice Section Panel, AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
PROFESOR GOWRI RAMACHANDRAN
  • Pulling the Ladder up Behind You: Feminism and Family, 9 ISSUES IN LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP 1143 (2011)
  • Panelist, "Teaching How We Teach," Section on New Law Professors, AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR BUTLER SHAFFER
  • War and Peace as States of Mind in WHY PEACE (Marc Guttman, ed.; 2012)
PROFESSOR JUDY SLOAN
  • Recipient, Administration of Justice Award from the U.S. Supreme Court, Supreme Court Fellows Dinner
PROFESSOR BYRON STIER
  • Quoted in "Drug maker to pay $285 million to settle hepatitis lawsuits," Las Vegas Review-Journal
DEAN EMERITUS LEIGH TAYLOR
  • Elected President, Board of Directors, Musica Intima, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
PROFESSOR JOHN TEHRANIAN
  • INFRINGEMENT NATION: COPYRIGHT 2.0 AND YOU (Oxford University Press, 2011)
  • Parchment, Pixels and Personhood: Users Rights and the IP (Identity Politics) of IP (Intellectual Property), 82 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW REVIEW 1 (2011)
  • Presenter, "Remedying Copyblight," Copyright and Creativity: Perspectives on Originality, Authorship, and Expression, Annual Symposium of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Vanderbilt University School of Law
  • Presenter, "Patent Monetization," Utah State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Presenter, "IP and the iPhone: Balancing the Interests of Users and Intellectual Property Rights Holders in a Mobile Era," 29th Annual Law Review Symposium: The Law of the Smart Phone, Center for Intellectual Property Law and the Whittier Law Review, Whittier Law School
  • Presenter, "Whitewashed," Distinguished Speaker Series, University of Toledo School of Law, Toledo, OH
  • Presenter, "Racial Profiling, Race Discrimination and the Trope of Colorblindness," 3rd Annual Southwest Criminal Law Conference, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Chapman University School of Law, Orange, CA
  • Presenter, "Derivatives 2.0," 11th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, DePaul University College of Law, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology, Chicago, IL
PROFESSOR JULIE WATERSTONE
  • Quoted in "Special Education Lawsuits Against Riverside Unified School District Highlight ‘Fish' Practices," California Watch, reprinted in The Huffington Post
ASSOCIATE DEAN LINDA WHISMAN
  • Elected, Board of Directors, Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROFESSOR GUY R. GRUPPIE
  • Named Southern California "Super Lawyer," Law & Politics Magazine
  • Named "Top San Gabriel Valley Lawyer," Pasadena Magazine
PROFESSOR BOB MYMAN
  • Panelist, "Creating a Great TV Series - From Idea to Development to Production," Inside Track: A Series of TV and Film Panels, University of Arizona's Hanson Film Institute and the Tucson Film Office, Tucson, AZ
PROFESSOR AMY PELLMAN
  • A Child-Centered Response To The Elkins Family Law Task Force, 20 WILLIAM AND MARY BILL OF RIGHTS JOURNAL 81 (with R. Jacobs and D. Reiner; October 2011)

SENIOR STAFF

ASSOCIATE DEAN GARY GREENER
  • Appointed Chair, NALP Communications Advisory Group
  • Appointed Member, NALP Task Force on Reporting Employment Outcomes
  • Panelist, "Is Your CSO Spending Too Much Time in Statistical H@##?: Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Survey Struggle," NALP Annual Education Conference, Austin, TX
ASSOCIATE DEAN LESLIE STEINBERG
  • Moderator, "Strategies for Sanity: Survival Skills for Meeting the Communications Needs of Admissions, Alumni Affairs, Development, the Dean and Everyone Else!" AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC


ABA - American Bar Association
AALS
- Association of American Law Schools
LACBA
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
LSSSE - Law School Survey of Student Engagement
NALP - National Association for Law Placement