Scholarship is a core priority for the Pacific McGeorge faculty. Among their scholarly pursuits, Pacific McGeorge faculty develop and present at scholarly symposia and conferences, author books for the legal profession, students, and the general public, and produce scholarship for top journals around the country and the world.
- Enrichment Series
- Honors & Awards
- In the Media
- In the Community
- Anne Bloom's article, The Radiating Effects of Torts, 62 DePaul L. Rev. 1201 (symposium) (2013), has been published.
- Michael Malloy's article, Negotiating in a Ditch: Institutional Implications of the Sovereign Debt Crisis, 28 Conn. J. Int'l L. 1(2012), has been published.
- Malloy's article, Governing Foolishness: A Comparative Analysis of Executive Compensation Rules, in David A. Frenkel (ed.), Economy and Commercial Law-Selected Issues 31 (Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2013), has been published.
- Malloy's 2005 article, Emerging International Regime of Financial Services Regulation, was cited in Emilios Avgouleas, Rationales and Designs to Implement an Institutional Big Bang in the Governance of Global Finance, 36 Seattle U. L. Rev. 321, 328 n.12 (2013).
- Stephen McCaffrey's book, Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation (2nd ed. 2013) (with Ariel Dinar, Shlomi Dinar, and Daene McKinney), has been published by World Scientific.
- Michael S. Mireles' book review, Here to Stay: Universities, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, 8 J. of Intell. Prop. L. & Practice 331 (2013) (reviewing University Intellectual Property: a Source of Finance and Impact (2012) (Graham Richards, ed., Harriman House Press), has been published.
- Joseph Taylor's casefile, State v. Baker (3rd ed. 2013), has been published by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
- Michael Vitiello's article, Joints or the Joint: Colorado and Washington Square Off Against the United States, 91 Or. L. Rev. 1009 (2013), has been published. His article is available online.
Works in Progress 2012-2013
- Anne Bloom's article, Plastic Injuries, will be published in the Hofstra Law Review.
- Cary Bricker's article, Teaching the Power of Empathy in Domestic and Transnational Experiential Public Defender Courses, will be published in the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal.
- Franklin Gevurtz's article, Removing Revlon, will be published in the Washington & Lee Law Review.
- Christine Manolakas' article, The Mixed Use of a Personal Residence: Integration of Conflicting Holding Purposes Under I.R.C. Sections 121, 280A, and 1031, will be published in the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy.
- Michael S. Mireles' article, Aesthetic Functionality, will be published in the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal.
- John Sprankling's article, The Global Right to Property, will be published in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. Sprankling's article is now available on SSRN.
- Joseph Taylor's casefile, State v. Donaldson (2nd ed. 2013), will be published by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
- Gregory Weber's article, New Water Accounting, will be published in the Ecology Law Quarterly.
- Brian Landsberg, Lee v. Macon County Board of Education, A Case Study in Constitutional Enforcement, Separation of Powers, and Federalism, Oct. 30, 2012.
Commentator: Anne Bloom
- Emily Garcia Uhrig, Martinez v. Ryan and the Emerging "Equitable" Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus. Dec. 4 , 2012.
Commentator: John Sims.
- Marjorie Florestal, The Plaeitos Colombinos and the Enduring Legacy of Christopher Columbus, Nov. 8, 2012.
Commentator: Raquel Aldana.
- Ruth Jones, Faster, Higher, Stronger, Prettier: Femininity and Equality Within the Masculine Paradigm of Olympic Competition, Jan. 22, 2013.
Commentator: Leslie Gielow Jacobs.
- Frank Gevurtz, Removing Revlon, Jan. 29, 2013.
Commentator: Brian Slocum.
- Anne Bloom, Plastic Injuries, Feb. 5, 2013.
Commentator: Ruth Jones.
- Greg Weber, Pricing Water, Feb. 12, 2013.
Commentators: Mary-Beth Moylan and Rachael Salcido.
From formal presentations, informal brown bag lunches, and faculty/student activities, the weekly on-campus events hosted through the Enrichment Speakers Series provide an ideal forum for the exchange of ideas for the betterment of law faculty as colleagues working together, as scholars from law schools across the nation and world sharing abstracts of in-progress research, and as teachers who can share a wellspring of emerging ideas and perspectives in the classroom.
- Lawrence Solan, the Don Forchelli Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Law, Language and Cognition at the Brooklyn Law School, spoke on "Transparent and Opaque Consent in Contract Formation" at a faculty colloquium on Feb. 28, 2013.
- David Vladeck, Professor of Law and Co-Director the Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown University Law Center and former Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, spoke on "Regulatory Choices" at a faculty colloquium on Feb. 20, 2013.
- Laurel S. Terry, the Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law, spoke on "Global Trends in Lawyer Regulation" at a faculty colloquium on Jan. 10, 2013.
- Stephen Ross, the Lewis H. Vovakis Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson School of Law, spoke on "An Outsider's Perspective on Canadian Originalism" at a faculty colloquium on Jan. 31, 2013.
- David Vladek, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission; Georgetown Law Center, Feb. 20.
- Curtis Wilkie, a journalism professor from the University of Mississippi and a former journalist, presented "Lessons from an Ethical and Criminal Quagmire: What Can We Learn from the Scruggs Case?" on March 13, 2013 prior to the Grand Opening of the Courtroom. The talk was the Pacific McGeorge Center for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution's Annual Lou Ashe Symposium.
- Shauhin Talesh, UC Irvine Law School. April 11, "How Dispute Resolution System Design Matters: An Organizational Analysis of Dispute Resolution Structures and Consumer Lemon Laws."
- Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy taught a Constitutional Law class.
- David Arkush, a scholar-practitioner from Washington, D.C., spoke about his article in the George Washington Law Review, "Direct Republicanism in the Administrative Process."
- Professor Barbara Pozzo from University of Insubria presented "Changing the Scope, Range and Methodology of Comparative Law" as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Professor Günter Herzig from the University of Salzburg presented "Crisis and Democracy: Europe's Constitutional Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis" as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Judge Charles Brower of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague discussed "Hot Topics in International Law" as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Judge Sebastián Picasso of the Judge of the Argentinian National Civil Court of Appeals, and who also teaches torts, contracts and consumers law at the University of Buenos Aires Law School, presented "Comparative Legal Education: Argentina and the U.S." as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Professor Elizabeth Burch from the University of Georgia Law School presented "Unfunded Claims."
- Professor Robert Reinstein, Clifford Scott Green Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law, presented "The Haitian Revolution and Its Effects on American Foreign Policy Law."
- Professor Timothy A. Canova, Betty Hutton Williams Professor of International Economic Law and co-director of the Center for Global Law & Development at the Chapman University School of Law presented "Debt Ceilings and Social Floors — The Three Great Lies of Law and Public Finance."
- Professor Noah Novogrodsky, University of Wyoming, College of Law presented "The Power to Say What Can't Be Said; Stories, Incitement & Globalization."
- Pacific McGeorge Professor Omar Dajani presents "Still Stalled Between Seasons — State Building and Mass Mobilization in Palestine."
- Pacific McGeorge Professor Rachael Salcido presented "From the Ground Up — A Study in the Success - and Continued Challenges - of the Yolo Bypass Multi-Use Restoration."
- Judge Gordon A. Martin Jr. discussed his book, Count Them One by One — Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote.
- University of Salzburg Professor Walter Pfeil presented "Long Term Health Care - A Challenge for Societies in Europe and the U.S."
- Australian National University Professor Gary Tamsitt presented research and results from his simulated online legal practice program "Legal Workshop."
- Dean Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker presented "Creative Tensions Between Scholarship and Teaching — Observations from Recent Law School Visits Here and Abroad."
- Professor Michael Vitiello presented a proposal to publish a series of simulation exercise books to provide students with realistic lawyering experiences in addition to traditional coursework.
- Pacific McGeorge Professor Fred Galves presented "Virtual Justice as Reality — Making the Resolution of e-Commerce Disputes More Convenient, Legitimate, Efficient, and Secure."
- Teaching Fellow Victor Katten from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London presented "Litigating 'Palestine' Before International Courts — The Prospects of Success and Perils of Failure."
- Pacific McGeorge Professor Kojo Yelpaala presented "Why did the Framers of the U. S. Constitution adopt Article 1 (8) of the Constitution? An Evolutionary Explanation."
- Professor Peter Nicolas, Jeffrey & Susan Brotman Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law presented "The Lavender Letter — Applying the Law of Adultery to Same-Sex Couples and Same-Sex Conduct."
- Fred Rooney, Director of City University of New York's Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) presented "CLRN Program — A Peer-Support Network Providing Low-Bono Legal Services to their Communities."
- Pacific McGeorge Professor Clay Calvert presented "Newsworthiness and the Privacy of Death."
- Professor Frank Rudy Cooper from Suffolk University Law School presented "The King Stay the King:" Multidimensional Masculinities and Capitalism in The Wire," from his co-edited book, Masculinities and Law — A Multidimensional Approach (NYU Press).
- Dean Mary Crossley, University of Pittsburgh Law School presented "Learning By Doing — An Experience with Outcomes Assessment."
- Professor Moussa Samb, Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal presented "Cocaine Trafficking in West Africa — A Security Sector Reform Research."
- Dean Quingiag Kong from Zhejiang Gongshang University presented "The Evolution of the Chinese Intellectual Property Regime and the US-China IPR Rows."
- Professor William G. Merkel of Washburn University School of Law presented "Republicanism, Liberalism, and Bi-Polarity on the Roberts Court — The Teachings of Caperton, Citizens United, and McDonald."
- Professor Fatou Kiné Camara, PhD, Associate Law Professor, Senegal presented "'Modern' Law and Women's Rights in Senegal - From the Shelter of Indigenous Law Into the Rain."
- Judge Juan Guzmán Tapia of Chile presented "The Indictment of Pinochet" as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Judge Fausto Pocar of the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia presented "The Harmonization of Law in Europe; Jurisdiction in Tort and Contract Dispute." as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.
- Judge Joan Donoghue, the only American on the 15-member International Court of Justice, presented "International Courts and Global Governance" as part of the Pacific McGeorge International Jurist Series.