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Brian K. Landsberg

Brian K. Landsberg
Title: Distinguished Professor of Law
Education: B.A., University of California, Berkeley, LL.B., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Certificate in African Law, University of London

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Faculty Scholarship

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.

Recent Publications

  • Michael Malloy's second 2014 Supplement to his three-volume treatise Banking Law and Regulation (2d ed.) has been published by Wolters-Kluwer Law and Business.
  • John Myers' article, "I Won't Pay Child Support, But I Insist on Visitation." Should Visitation and Child Support Be Linked?, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 695 (2014), has been published.
  • Paul Paton's article, Without Leadership, Lexpert, May 2014, at 70, has been published. Read.

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Works in Progress Fall 2014

  • Mike Vitiello
    Limiting Access to US Courts: The Supreme Court's New Personal Jurisdiction Case Law
    Sept. 2, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: Kojo Yelpaala
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig
    The Evolving Equitable Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus
    Oct. 10, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: John Sims
  • Francis J. Mootz III
    Protecting Victims from Liability Insurance Companies that Add Gratuitous Insult to Grievous Injury
    Oct. 28, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: Julie Davies

Distinguished Speaker Series

From formal presentations, informal brown bag lunches, and faculty/student activities, the weekly on-campus events hosted through the Distinguished Speaker 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.


Stephan Kirste"Is There a Human Right to Democracy?"
Presented by: Professor Dr. Stephan Kirste, Deputy Head of the Department of Social and Economic Sciences at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg and Head of academic group of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
When: Aug. 26, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20


Kerry Ann Rockquemore"Writing Your Next Chapter: How to Find Your Mojo and Move Forward at Mid-Career"
Presented by: Kerry Ann Rockquemore, National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
When: Oct. 3, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Where: The McGeorge House

Trina Jones"Singlism: Does Bias Against Singles Exist in the Workplace and Should We Care?"
Presented by: Professor Trina Jones, Duke Law School
When: Oct. 29 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S20

Marc Galanter"A Conversation on the State of the Legal Profession"
Presented by: Professor Emeritus Marc Galanter, University of Wisconsin Law School/London School of Economics
When: Jan. 16, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S20

Robert AshfordProfessor Robert Ashford, Syracuse Law School
When: Feb. 7 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S20

"The Good Lawyer"
Presented by: Professor Nancy Levit, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
When: April 2 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S20

James Hackney"Legal Intellectuals in Conversation"
Presented by: Professor James Hackney, Northeastern School of Law
When: April 17 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S20

Lawrence SolumOriginalism Seminar
Presented by: Professor Lawrence Solum, Georgetown Law
When: April 25 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: S20