February 2, 2018
The first issue of The University of the Pacific Law Review Volume 49 features articles from faculty presenters at the joint Global Center at McGeorge and University of the Pacific Law Review Symposium held March 3, 2017 on the topic of "Regulating Marijuana at Home and Abroad," at McGeorge School of Law. Two student comments and one student note are also featured in the issue.
The issue begins with the "Symposium Introduction" article by McGeorge Distinguished Professor of Law Michael Vitiello, an expert in Marijuana law. Sam Kamin, Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, contributed "What California Can Learn from Colorado's Marijuana Regulations," followed by "E/Insuring the Marijuana Industry" by McGeorge Professor Francis J. Mootz III.
Professor Leslie Gielow Jacobs, Director of the McGeorge Capital Center for Law & Policy, wrote "Memo to Cannabis Regulators: The Expressions Hair Design Decision Does Not Limit Your Broad Authority to Restrict All Forms of Discounting." Ryan B. Stoa, Associate Professor of Law, Concordia University School of Law, contributed "Comparative Cannabis: Approaches to Marijuana Agriculture Regulation in the United States and Canada," and María E. Milanés-Murcia '13, Former International Legal Consultant for UN FAO in Nigeria, wrote "Cannabis and Water Management: International Regulation and the Legal Framework of the European Union."
George Theofanis '18 wrote the note "The Golden State's 'High' Expectations: Will California Realize the Fiscal Benefits of Cannabis Legalization?" Isabella Blizard '18 wrote the comment "Phone Sweet Phone: The Future of the Private Search Doctrine Following Riley v. California," and Albert G. Mendoza '18 wrote the comment "Do You Understand These Rights?" A Juvenile Perspective of Miranda."
The student Board of Editors for Volume 49 are Kendall Fisher, Editor-in-Chief; Kyle Sproul, Chief Managing Editor; Isabella Blizard, Chief Technical Editor; Wiemond Wu, Chief Comment Editor; Tyler Wood, Chief Legislation Editor; Nicholas McKinney, Chief Symposium Editor; and Albert Mendoza, Chief Articles Editor.
The University of the Pacific Law Review is an entirely student-run journal that publishes four issues annually. Two of these issues include articles written by law review staff. Membership on the law review includes not only the opportunity for publication in the journal but also provides students with intensive, high-quality editing and research instruction. Annual subscriptions are available.