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Emily Garcia Uhrig

Presentations, Events & Appointments

Pacific McGeorge faculty develop and present at scholarly symposia and conferences on a wide range of legal issues.

  • Raquel Aldana was a co-organizer and panelist for the track "Curricular Innovations in a Time of Crisis: How to Move Law Schools to Embrace the Intercultural," with Andi Curcio at the 2014 SALT Teaching Conference at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Oct. 10-11, 2014. Other panelists were Andi Curcio, Georgia State University College of Law; Mary-Beth Moylan, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; Tanya Washington, Georgia State University College of Law;Beto Juarez, University of Denver Sturm College of Law; and Beth Lyon, Villanova University School of Law.
  • Raquel Aldana moderated a panel at the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy."
  • Adrienne Brungess presented "More Than Just Comments — Using E-Comments to Give Students Instant Access to Resources and Tools for Improvement," at the Fourth Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference at Stanford Law School Sept, 19-20, 2014.
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig presented "Re-envisioning California Habeas Corpus as a Mechanism for Reducing Over-Incarceration," at the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy."
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig presented her paper, "Why Only Gideon? Martinez v. Ryan and the "Equitable" Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus," at the Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop held at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia Oct. 10-11, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz served as a discussant to comment on papers at the Northern California International Law Scholars workshop held at Hastings Law School in San Francisco Sept. 5-6, 2014. Gevurtz also led a discussion on the topic "Whither International Law? Congo, Gaza, Israel, Syria, and Ukraine."
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs moderated a panel at the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy."
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs co-organized and introduced the symposium "Political Reform's 40th Anniversary: A Dynamic Look at the Past, Present and Future" held at the Pacific McGeorge campus on Sept. 17, 2014.
  • Clark Kelso co-organized with Michael Vitiello the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy." Kelso also moderated a panel and presented "The Rhetoric of Sentencing and Corrections."
  • Brian Landsberg presented "The Congress, the Courts, and the Structural Injunction: From Prison Reform to Sentencing Reform," at the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy."
  • Lawrence Levine moderated and organized the Plenary session "Beyond Marriage Equality," at the 2014 SALT Teaching Conference at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Oct. 10-11, 2014. Levine also participated in and organized a panel session on "Injecting Social Justice Issues in First Year Courses."
  • Lawrence Levine and Mary-Beth Moylan co-moderated "Drugs and Damages: A Debate about California's Proposition 46" held on campus on Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Hether Macfarlane presented "Helping Students Assess Their Own Progress," at the Fourth Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 19-20, 2014.
  • Michael Malloy served as the commentator for a paper about the functions and effectiveness of the Financial Stability Oversight Council by Professor Hilary J. Allen of Suffolk University Law School at the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) held on Nov. 7-8, 2014 at UC Davis School of Law.
  • Stephen McCaffrey presented "Water Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty: Some International Perspectives," at aby-invitation workshop, Water Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty: How Can Our Water Laws and Policies Better Support Water Resilience?, organized by the UttonTransboundary Resources Center at the University of New Mexico School of Law Oct. 9-10, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Stephen McCaffrey presented a panel on "Litigating International Environmental Disputes," by invitation at the Canadian Council on International Law's (CCIL) 43rd Annual Conference, on "Combustion: Energy, Resources and Environmental Issues Igniting International Law," held Nov. 13-15, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan organized and emceed the on-campus California Initiative Forum analyzing the propositions on the November general election ballot on Oct. 14, 2014.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan was a panelist for the track "Curricular Innovations in a Time of Crisis: How to Move Law Schools to Embrace the Intercultural," at the 2014 SALT Teaching Conference at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Oct. 10-11, 2014. Other panelists were Andi Curcio, Georgia State University College of Law; Raquel Aldana, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; Tanya Washington, Georgia State University College of Law; Beto Juarez, University of Denver Sturm College of Law; and Beth Lyon, Villanova University School of Law. Moylan also gave a presentation at the plenary session, "Coalition Building: The Importance of Sister Organizations in a Time of Challenge and Opportunity," from the perspective of her role as president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).
  • Mary-Beth Moylan organized and participated in a California Initiative Review student author presentation to the Citrus Heights Chapter of the American Association of University Women on Oct. 11, 2014, in Orangevale, CA. The presentation was selected as the AAUW CA's outstanding Branch Program of the Month.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan and Lawrence Levine co-moderated "Drugs and Damages: A Debate about California's Proposition 46" held on campus on Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan was a panelist on the topic "The [Political Reform] Act in Present Day" at the symposium "Political Reform's 40th Anniversary: A Dynamic Look at the Past, Present and Future" held at the Pacific McGeorge campus on Sept. 17, 2014.
  • John Myers gave an invited workshop on allegations of child abuse that arise in family law proceedings at the 19th International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma at Alliant International University, San Diego, CA, Sept. 7-10, 2014.
  • Blake Nordahl organized and directed the 6th annual on-campus Immigration Fair on Nov. 8, 2014, with the assistance of students, staff and alumni attorneys that helped 140 people apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration status.
  • Tracy Simmons has been named Chair-Elect for the AALS Section on PreLegal Education and Admission to Law School.
  • Michael Vitiello presented a paper on personal jurisdiction at the Northern California International Law Scholars workshop held at Hastings Law School in San Francisco, CA, Sept. 5-6, 2014.
  • Michael Vitiello co-organized with Clark Kelso the McGeorge Law Review symposium on Nov. 7, 2014, which covered the topic "The Long Overdue Reform of California's Sentencing Practice and Policy." Vitiello also presented "Reforming California Sentencing Practice and Policy: Are We There Yet?"
  • Michael Vitiello was a panelist on the topic of Oral Advocacy at the Seton Hall Law Review Symposium on Oct. 1, 2014 in Newark, N.J.
  • Jarrod Wong presented his paper "BG Group v. Argentina: The Ill-Rooted Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on Investment Treaty Awards," at the AALS ADR Section Annual Workshop at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles on Nov. 8, 2014.
  • Jarrod Wong presented his paper "The Subversion of State-to-State Investment Treaty Arbitration," at the 2014 ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group Biennial Research Forum at Denver Law School on Nov. 14, 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana taught a course, "Transitional Justice in Latin America," in Spanish in the Pacific McGeorge Summer Inter-American Program in Guatemala from May 31 to June 20, 2014. Aldana also supervised the Inter-American Program externships in Latin America.
  • Raquel Aldana was appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Latin America and Caribbean Council of the ABA's Rule of Law Initiative program for a one year term that began in July 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana was appointed to the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship at Pacific McGeorge School of Law effective July 1, 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana's proposal, "Congressional Dysfunction and Executive Lawmaking during the Obama Administration," was selected as the second Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting Symposium at the January 2015 meeting by the AALS Committee on Special Programs at the Annual Meeting. Aldana collaborated with Alina Das, Assistant Professor of Clinical Law at New York University School of Law, on the successful proposal.
  • Cary Bricker presented, "Experiential Teaching in Podium and Skills Based Courses: Making Students Comfortable When Taking Them Out of Their Comfort Zones," at the What the Best Law Teachers Do: Educators in Action conference at Northwestern University School of Law on June 27, 2014.
  • Melissa Brown presented "Women and Work Place Injuries," at the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery 29th Annual Mid-Summer Seminar on June 13, 2014. Brown addressed the evolution of California law regarding cumulative trauma injuries, compensation statutes and judicial interpretation and resulting disparate impact on women, particularly as they age.
  • Melissa Brown is co-teaching a course at the UC Davis School of Medicine, "Foundations of Bioethics," from August 8 to August 29, 2014. This required interdisciplinary course is the first new required course to be by the medical school added in the last decade.
  • Adrienne Brungess gave a poster presentation, "Evaluation to Advocacy — Transitioning from Objective to Persuasive Writing," at the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Bi-Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA on June 30, 2014.
  • Julie Davies taught a course, "Lawyering Across Borders," in the Pacific McGeorge Summer Inter-American Program in Guatemala from May 31 to June 20, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz chaired the session on "The Law of Succession and Company Law" at the XIX International Congress of Comparative Law from July 21 to July 26, 2014 at the University of Vienna. Gevurtz gave a presentation at the session on "The Protection of Investors and Compensation of their Losses" regarding the U.S. law recognizing the fraud-on-the-market presumption as reaffirmed by the recent Halliburton decision.
  • Franklin Gevurtz was reelected Secretary of the American Society of Comparative Law at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society, which took place at the XIX International Congress of Comparative Law from July 21 to July 26, 2014 at the University of Vienna.
  • Franklin Gevurtz served as one of three editors for the special volume of the American Journal of Comparative Law devoted to publishing the approximately 30 U.S. national reports prepared on various topics for the International Congress of Comparative Law.
  • Franklin Gevurtz presented his work in progress, "Shotgun Corporate Marriages," at the National Business Law Scholars Conference at Loyola, Law School Los Angeles on June 19, 2014.
  • Jay Leach will direct, with Cary Bricker as co-faculty, Pacific McGeorge's participation in a two-year US-Russia Foundation's "Legal Education Exchange" (LEX) program. Jay and Cary attended an organizational conference in Moscow in July 2014. Pacific McGeorge will collaborate with Russian Foreign Trade Academy's law school in teacher training in experiential/interactive methods and development of curricular materials to support RFTA's new courses using such methods, all as part of a new Master's program at the Moscow campus. The other participating U.S. law schools — each with a different Russian collaborating school — are Denver (Moscow State University), Emory (Ekaterinburg), and Georgetown (Baltic States). The program will include Pacific McGeorge campus visits by faculty from RFTA, and visits to Moscow by Pacific McGeorge faculty to do onsite training and curricular work.
  • Jay Leach taught a one-week course in Trial Advocacy at China University of Political Science & Law (Beijing) from Aug. 11-15, 2015. He will teach a similar course at Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou in December 2014.
  • Michael P. Malloy delivered the opening remarks at the 11th Annual Conference on Law, sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) in Athens, Greece, on July 14-16, 2014. He then chaired the first plenary session, on Law and History. The following day Dr. Malloy presented his paper, "There are no Bitcoins, only Bit Payers," during the Economy and Commerce panel.
  • Christine Manolakas taught a course, "Survey of International Tax," in the Pacific McGeorge Summer International Legal Studies Program in Austria from July 6 to July 25, 2014.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan gave a poster presentation, "The Second Draft: The Official Magazine of the Legal Writing Institute," at the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Bi-Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA on June 30, 2014.
  • Rachael Salcido was appointed as a member at large on the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation at the annual meeting on July 16, 2014.
  • Brian Slocum presented his paper, "Conversational Implicatures and Legal Texts," at The Pragmatic Turn: Interpretation and Inference in Legal Discourse at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada on July 31, 2014.
  • John Sprankling was one of 80 law professors who served on the Panel of Academic Contributors for the 10th edition of Black's Law Dictionary, which was recently published.
  • James Wirrell was appointed to the position of Assistant Dean for Library Services at Pacific McGeorge School of Law effective July 1, 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana moderated a panel on "Reversing Pedagogical Conventions: Embracing Bilingualism and Naturalizing the Constitution for a Multiethnic Generation," at the Immigration Law Professors Workshop held at UC Irvine School of Law on May 24, 2014.
  • Courtney Lee presented "When First Spring Isn't Enough: Supporting Struggling Students with a Second-Year ASP Course" at the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) annual conference at IU McKinney School of Law, in Indianapolis, IN on May 31, 2014.
  • Stephen McCaffrey held a training workshop, with a professor from Dundee, Scotland, on International Water Law for officials from the Palestinian Water Authority and other line ministries in Ramallah, Palestine May 24-28, 2014.
  • John Myers led three workshops; Recent Developments Regarding Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse; Legal and Ethical Responsibilities of the Expert Witness in Child Abuse Cases; and Hearsay in Child Abuse Litigation, at the 22nd Annual Children's Justice Conference, sponsored by Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, in Spokane, WA on May 12, 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana has been named to the AALS 2015 Planning Committee on Measuring Learning Gains Workshop.
  • Raquel Aldana was a panelist on the topic "Globalization Meets Experiential Legal Education," at the 2014 International Legal Education Abroad Conference (ILEAC) held at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. on April 9, 2014.
  • Linda Carter moderated a panel on sentencing theory and practices in the international criminal tribunals at the American Society of Law (ASIL) conference meeting in Washington, D.C. held April 7-12, 2014.
  • Linda Carter was a panelist and moderator on the topic "Globalization Meets Experiential Legal Education," at the 2014 International Legal Education Abroad Conference (ILEAC) held at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. on April 9, 2014.
  • Stephen McCaffrey presented "Water Scarcity and Security Issues in the Middle East," and was a panelist on the subject "Water: Challenges for International Law and Policy" at the Annual Meeting of American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2014.
  • Michael Malloy hosted and helped organized the first Annual International Conference on Business, Law & Economics (BLE Conference), in Athens, Greece May 5-8, 2014, as the newly appointed Director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research. At the conference, Malloy also chaired two sessions, one on Business and Public Policy and another on Law, Economics, and Technology.
  • Rachael Salcido presented, as part of the Professor's Roundtable, on the most important recent cases/legal developments from 2013-2014, at the California Bar Real Property Retreat on May 3, 2014.
  • Rachael Salcido organized the annual McGeorge Law Review symposium on April 11, 2014, which covered the topic "Growing, Growing, Gone: Innovative Ideas in Resource Management for a Growing Population."
  • Molly Stafford co-presented "From Seattle to Secaucus: State Court Clerkships Today," at the NALP (National Association for Law Placement) Annual Education Conference in Seattle, WA on April 10, 2014. Stafford is the Vice Chair of the NALP State Judicial Clerkship Section.
  • Joseph Taylor and Warren Jones' casefile, Huntington v. Aster (2013), was selected for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Building Trial Skills Program for trial lawyers around the nation, held April 12- 19, 2014 at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Education Center in Boulder, Colo.
  • Raquel Aldana was a commentator at the Pacific McGeorge Annual Global Center Symposium, "Injury as Cultural Practice," on March 8, 2014.
  • Raquel Aldana talked about her book project on transitional justice and the genocide trial in Guatemala as part of the UC Davis School of Law Faculty Intellectual Enrichment series on March 13, 2014.
  • Cary Bricker was a panelist at the 43rd Annual Lou Ashe Symposium presentation of "Too Jewish: A Dramatic Reading," on March 19, 2014 in the Pacific McGeorge Courtroom.
  • Linda Carter taught a week-long course in international criminal procedure in the LL.M. program in International Criminal Justice that is offered jointly by the University of Turin and the U.N. Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin, Italy, March 24-28, 2014.
  • Linda Carter edited the Brandeis Institute for International Judges (BIIJ) 2013 report. BIIJ 2013 was co-directed by Linda Carter and Richard Goldstone. Read.
  • Brian Landsberg spoke about "Public Accommodations and the Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Surprising Success?," at The Civil Rights Act: 50 Year of Success, Development, and Transformation conference sponsored by Hamline University School of Law's Journal of Public Law and Policy, on March 25, 2014.
  • Lawrence Levine taught two classes that were part of the human rights curriculum and focused on marriage equality in the U.S. and in the European Union at the Universidad Europea in Madrid on March 26, 2014.
  • Hether Macfarlane presented "Maybe They Are Telling Us Something: the Choice of a Pseudonym for Writing Assignments," at the 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference held at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas, NV on March 29, 2014.
  • Stephen McCaffrey was invited by the Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore to participate in an International Conference on Transboundary Pollution that the Centre organized February 27-28, 2014 in Singapore. McCaffrey spoke on "Pollution of Shared Freshwater Resources in International Law," on the basis of a paper with the same title which will be published together with the other papers presented at the conference in the Review of European Community and International Environmental Law.
  • John Myers gave the keynote address, "A History of Child Protection in the United States: Areas of Success and Opportunities for Growth," at the National Symposium on Child Abuse in Huntsville, AL on March 25, 2014.
  • Pauline Nguyen presented a workshop entitled "Doors and Keys: Mediation and Access to Justice," at the 2014 Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC) Annual Conference in Oakland, CA on March 15, 2014.
  • Jarrod Wong taught a class on "Ethics in investor-state arbitration" at the Singapore Management University School of Law on March 25, 2014.
  • Michael Vitiello moderated a panel entitled " Psychology in the Courtroom: Witness Testimony," at the Conference on Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field, held Feb. 20-21, 2014 at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Stephen McCaffrey spoke on "Pollution of Shared Freshwater Resources in International Law," on the basis of a paper with the same title which will be published in the Review of European Community and International Environmental Law, at the International Conference on Transboundary Pollution conference held Feb. 27-28, 2014 in Singapore.
  • Pacific McGeorge Global Center for Business and Development's Annual Global Symposium, held March 7-8, 2014 featured interdisciplinary panels of social scientists, social theorists and lawyers discussing the topic "Injury as Cultural Practice." Professor Anne Bloom, Associate Dean of Faculty Scholarship at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, co-organized and directed the symposium. Pacific McGeorge Dean Francis J. Mootz III and Franklin Gevurtz, Distinguished Professor of Law and co-director of the Pacific McGeorge Global Center for Business & Development, welcomed symposium attendees. Raquel Aldana, Professor of Law at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, was the discussant for the panel "Remedies for the Trauma & Brutality of Injuries." Read more.
  • Raquel Aldana was a commentator at a day-long roundtable discussion at UC Davis School of Law of chapters of a forthcoming book, "Legislating a New America," on the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration Act of 1965, on Feb. 28, 2014.
  • Michael Colatrella moderated a panel entitled "Psychology and Legal Ethics," at the Conference on Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field, held Feb. 20-21, 2014 at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Clark Kelso was honored with a Hall of Fame Award at the California Public Sector CIO Academy 2014 meeting on Feb. 26, 2014. Read more.
  • Michael Malloy organized a panel, "Current Developments in International Contract Law," for the Ninth Annual International Conference on Contracts, held Feb. 21-22, 2014 at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami Gardens, Florida. In connection with the panel, Malloy presented a paper entitled "And the measured tread of the grenadiers' — The Expansion of CISG Accession."
  • Michael Malloy has been appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of the Athens Journal of Business & Economics.
  • Rachael Salcido travelled to Guatemala to conduct a workshop entitled "Introduction to the US Legal System and Environmental Law" through the Inter-American Program in partnership with the Secretariat for Environmental Matters CAFTA-DR on March 10-14, 2014. Luis Mogollon's work with the Secretariat for Environmental Matters created the opportunity for this workshop. It was attended by 28 prominent individuals, primarily attorneys but also engineers and political scientists working in the courts, government, NGOs and the private sector.
  • Jarrod Wong helped organize the Institute for Transnational Arbitration's 2014 Winter Forum, held Feb. 21-21, 2014 in Houston, Texas, as part of his role as a Winter Forum Task Force Co-Chair.
  • Linda Carter conducted two-day workshops for students and faculty on developing an international criminal law program and gave a talk entitled "The Importance of National Expertise for International Criminal Justice: Complementarity in Action," at Midlands State University School of Law in Gweru, Zimbabwe, and at University of Nairobi School of Law in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2013. The trip was part of the International Criminal Law University Outreach Programme and sponsored by the International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence.
  • Julie Davies was elected as the Chair-Elect of the AALS section on Part-Time Legal Education at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz presented his paper "Determining Extraterritoriality," at the Securities Regulation Section session at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz spoke on "Incorporating Transnational and Comparative Law Across the Curriculum: Advantages and Disadvantages," at the Advisory Committee on Globalization session on Globalization of Legal Education: Developing Optimal Models for Your Law School at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 4, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz moderated the annual Pacific McGeorge Breakfast for International Law Faculties and Members of the American Society of International Law Teaching International Law Interest Group on the topic "Converging Trends in Legal Education: Globalization Meets Experiential Legal Education," at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 4, 2014.
  • Brian Landsberg was a panelist on the subject "Affirmative Action: The impact of Fisher v. University of Texas on Minority Communities," at the Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Conference at UC Davis in Davis, CA on Jan. 25, 2014.
  • Courtney Lee was elected Chair-Elect of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education during the 2014 Business Meeting at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 5, 2014.
  • Michael Malloy chaired a panel and presented a paper, "Core Principles as Source of Law: Socio-Economics Implications," during the extended program of the AALS Section on Socio-Economics, "Socio-Economics: The Ethical Foundation for Analyzing Law-Related Economic Issues," at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 5, 2014. Malloy also presented "There are no Bitcoins, Only Bit Payers: Law, Policy and Socio-Economics of Virtual Currencies," at the same program.
  • Michael Malloy contributed posts to the Contracts Prof blog during January 2014. He posted "Global K: Contrasting Attitudes towards Arbitration Clauses" on Jan. 5, "Global K: Bitcoins — Actually a Virtual Problem" on Jan, 13, 2014.
  • Mike Mireles moderated a panel on the subject "Affirmative Action: The impact of Fisher v. University of Texas on Minority Communities," at the Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Conference at UC Davis in Davis, CA on Jan. 25, 2014.
  • John Myers presented two workshops at the 28th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment in San Diego, CA, on Jan. 29, 2014. The first workshop was on the topic "Forfeiture-By-Wrongdoing in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Elder Abuse Cases." The second workshop was with Thomas D. Lyon of USC School of Law on the topic "Annual Review of Important Cases and Research."
  • Jarrod Wong presented his paper, "The subversion of state-to-state arbitration under bilateral investment treaties," at the 2013 Asian Society of International Law Biennial Meeting on Nov. 15, 2013 in New Delhi, India, which had selected the paper in its call-for-papers.
  • Raquel Aldana was a panelist on the subject "Defining Your Faculty Agenda Post-Tenure" at The North Eastern People of Color Conference (NEPOC) held at University of Puerto Rico School of Law Dec. 5-8, 2013.
  • Adrienne Brungess presented "Encouraging students to work digitally," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs moderated a panel discussion about "Protecting Individual Privacy in the Internet Age: Where, if at all, Should Lines be Drawn, and Who Should be the Artist?" at the Inaugural Mike Belote Annual Endowed Capital Center Lecture at the Sutter Club in Sacramento on Dec. 5, 2013.
  • Maureen Moran presented "Apps and Other Innovations for Teaching LRW," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at University of Oregon Law School in Eugene, OR on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan presented http://www.mcgeorge.edu/News/Inaugural_Michael_Belote_Endowed_Lecture_Explored_Individual_Privacy_in_the_Internet_Age_.htm"Curricular Innovation Goes Global: Pushing the Boundaries of LRW," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at University of Oregon Law School in Eugene, OR on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy gave a formal lecture on the topic "New Challenges in Bank Supervision - Reform in the US," at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, in London, UK on Dec. 6, 2013. Watch.
  • Michael Malloy gave a formal lecture on the topic "Institutional Organization of Supervision: Reform in the US," at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, in London, UK on Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy's article, "Housing Policy and the Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision," based upon his contributions at the Seventy-Fourth Plenary Session of the Committee at the UN Offices in Geneva in October 2013, was included in the December 2013 issue of VITAL SPACES, the newsletter of the Committee On Housing And Land Management, UN Economic Commission for Europe.
  • Michael Malloy became a contributor to the ContractsProf blog in December 2013. He posted "Global K: Brazil and the CISG" on Dec. 2, "Global K : Economic Sanctions and Transnational Contracts" on Dec. 10 and "Global K: Sanctions Applied, Lessons Implied" on Dec. 15, "Global K: Meet The Mice" on Dec. 23 and "Global K: Socio-Economics Programs at the AALS Annual Meeting" on Dec. 30.
  • Brian Slocum was awarded a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Davis.
  • Michael Colatrella presented "Informed Consent in Mediation: Promoting Pro Se Parties' Informed Settlement Choice While Honoring the Mediator's Ethical Duties," at the AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference held Nov. 6-8, 2013 at Cardozo School of Law in NYC, New York.
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs was a panelist on the subject "Emerging Issues in Compelled Commercial Speech," at the Jefferson Symposium on Compelled Commercial Speech at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, VA on Oct. 24-25, 2013. Her co-panelists were Michael Siebecker, University of Denver Strum College of Law, and Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law.
  • Courtney Lee presented "Changing Gears to Meet the New Normal in Legal Education," at the West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals (WCCASP) Conference on Nov. 8, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Lee co-founded the WCCASP organization and participated in the conference planning committee.
  • Stephen McCaffrey has accepted the "Series Editor" position for the International Water Law Series of books to be published by Brill.
  • Francis J. Mootz III presented "The Integrity of Pseudo-arguments in Law," at the West Coast Rhetoric Scholarship Workshop on Nov. 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Raquel Aldana was a panelist on the subject "Overcoming Isolation and Exclusion: Promoting Access to Justice for Language Minorities," at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference (pdf) in Chicago, IL on Oct. 3-6, 2013. Her co-panelists were Gillian Dutton, Seattle; Beth Lyon, Villanova; Jayesh Rathod, AU; Deborah Weissman, UNC with Marc-Tizoc Gonzalez, St. Thomas as the moderator. At the conference Aldana also was the commentator for a discussion about the work in progress, "Homeless & Human: A Homeless Bill of Rights," by E. Sara Rankin of Seattle University School of Law.
  • Linda Carter was a panelist on the subject "Justice for Rwanda: did the International Criminal Tribunal achieve its aims?" at the 2013 Annual Conference for the International Bar Association (pdf) in Boston, MA on Oct. 8, 2013. Her co-panelists were Cecile Aptel, Senior Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and professor at Tufts, and Maria Wilson, judge in the High Court in Trinidad and Tobago and formerly a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
  • Franklin Gevurtz was a discussant for two papers at the Pacific West Business Law Scholars Colloquium in Portland, OR on Oct. 4, 2013. The papers were "Defined by Dictum: The Geography of Revlon-Land in Cash and Mixed Consideration Transactions" by Mohsen Manesh of University of Oregon School of Law and "The Collision Between the First Amendment and Securities Fraud" by Wendy Couture of University of Idaho College of Law.
  • Dorothy Landsberg, Pauline Nguyen, and Michael Colatrella accepted the 2013 Ninth Circuit ADR Education Award on behalf of Pacific McGeorge at the U.S. Eastern District Judicial Conference in Olympic Park at Lake Tahoe, CA on Oct. 5, 2013.
  • John Myers gave the keynote address about the prosecution of child sex abuse at the IV International Seminary about Child Sexual Assault: Victim Child Human Rights in the Criminal Process, sponsored by the Fundacion Amparo Y Justicia (Foundation for Care and Justice) in Santiago, Chile held Sept. 26-27, 2013. Myers also held a workshop during the seminary on the same topic.
  • Rachael Salcido presented "The Rocky Mountain Arsenal: On a Rocky Road to Building a Community Asset," at the Mile High Empire: Private & Public Lands in the Post-Colonial, Metropolitan US panel at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference (pdf) in Chicago, IL on Oct. 3-6, 2013.
  • Omar Dajani was a panelist on "UN-ilateralism? Palestinians in International Organizations and the Implications for Israel," at the J Street Conference in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 29, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy was the commentator for a discussion "Enforcement in a 'Regime Complex," by Sergio Puig of Stanford Law School, on Sept. 6, 2013 at the September 2013 meeting of the Northern California International Law Scholars (NCILS) at Santa Clara University Law School.
  • Brian Slocum presented his paper, "The Ordinary Meaning of Rules," at the Rules 2013 conference held at Jagellonian University in Krakow, Poland on Sept. 28, 2013.
  • Harriet Zook was named as one of two recipients of the 2013 WestPac Distinguished Member Award, which recognizes a history of service to the Chapter or exceptional service and/or achievements in the profession.
  • Lawrence Levine was a panelist on the subject "The New LGBT Legal Employment Market," at the National LGBT Bar-Lavender Law Conference in San Francisco, Calif. on Fri., Aug 23, 2014. Levine also co-facilitated "Teaching Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Law: A Roundtable Discussion," and participated in the Academic Advisory Committee at the conference.
  • John Myers gave the opening keynote address on the topic "Evidence Issues in Juvenile and family Law" at the National Conference of the National Association of Counsel for Children in Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 26, 2013.
  • Fred Galves taught in UC Davis' USA Law Orientation Program for foreign judges, attorneys, and LL.M. students on the topics of Civil Procedure, Business Associations, and Securities Regulation from July 15-19, 2013.
  • Courtney Lee has been appointed Chair of the Scholarship Committee for the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE).
  • Michael Malloy has been appointed Director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER).
    • Malloy participated as a member of the organizing committee for the 10th Annual International Conference on Law sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). He delivered "Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision: New Concepts and Challenges," as the opening paper at the conference on July 8, 2013. Malloy also chaired a panel that offered four interdisciplinary and comparative papers on developments in labor law and policy in the face of a variety of challenging legal, political, and technological challenges.
  • John Cary Sims taught the course, "Foreign Relations Law," in the Pacific McGeorge Summer Program in Salzburg from July 9 to July 23, 2013.
  • Greg Weber participated in a by-invitation-only training on law and economics for law professors at The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA from July 8 to July 19, 2013.
  • Raquel Aldana taught two courses, "Comparative Law Perspectives," and "Legal Spanish for U.S. Lawyers," in the Summer Pacific McGeorge Inter-American Program from May 25 to June 15, 2013.
  • Anne Bloom presented "Pragmatic Realism and the Conceptualization of International Disability Rights" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on June 2, 2013. She also served on the Law & Society Association's Annual Mentor Award Committee.
  • Omar Dajani presented "Minoritarian Regimes & Humanitarian Intervention" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on June 2, 2013.
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig taught the course, "Comparative Criminal Procedure in the Americas," in the Summer Pacific McGeorge Inter-American Program from May 25 to June 15, 2013.
  • Thomas J. Leach taught Trial Advocacy to Chinese law students as a guest professor at Wuhan Law School in China from June 24 to July 2, 2013.
  • Stephen McCaffrey presented "An Introduction to Transboundary Water Law" at a conference on Boundaries and Water in Washington, D.C., on June 10, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan served as a co-chair of the conference planning committee for the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) biennial conference in Milwaukie, WI on June 26, 2013. Moylan will begin service as ALWD's president-elect in August 2013.
  • Rachael Salcido presented "Land Use and Climate Change" at the ABA Young Lawyers Division Meeting in Minneapolis, MN on May 17, 2013.
  • Brian Slocum presented "Pragmatics and Ordinary Meaning" at the 11th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 26, 2013.
  • Mike Vitiello presented "Integrating Experiential Learning in Traditional Classrooms" at the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning Topeka, KS on June 8, 2013.
  • Cary Bricker presented "Active Listening for Improved Direct Examination at Trial" at the Stetson Education Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference in Gulfport, FL on May 22, 2013.
  • Jay Leach presented "Active Listening for Improved Direct Examination at Trial" at the Stetson Education Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference in Gulfport, FL on May 22, 2013.
  • Courtney Lee presented "Best Practices in Drafting Conference Proposals and Making Scholarly Presentations" at the Inaugural Association of Academic Support Educators National Conference at William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV in Las Vegas, NV on May 29, 2013.
  • Raquel Aldana spoke on a panel on "Multilingual Legal Education: Driving Forces and Instructional Objectives" at the Multilingual Legal Education: Theory and Pedagogy conference at American University Washington College of Law on April 10, 2013. She also organized the conference.
  • Brian Landsberg presented his paper, "Lee vs. Macon County Board of Education: A Case Study in Constitutional Enforcement, Separation of Powers, and Federalism," at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) conference in Chicago, IL on April 12, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan has been elected to the executive board position of President-Elect for the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) for the 2013-2014 academic year. She will be President of ALWD in 2014-2015, and serve as Immediate Past President in 2015-2016.
  • Michael Vitiello moderated a panel on "Colorado and Washington Initiatives - Implementation, Enforcement, and Federalism" at the Oregon Law Review Symposium on April 19, 2013.
  • Jarrod Wongspoke on a panel on "Uncommon Remedies in International Dispute Resolution" at the American Society of International Law 2013 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 4, 2013.
    • Wong presented his paper, "Moral Damages in International Law," to law faculty at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law on April 22, 2013.