McGeorge School of Law

Faculty Impact

McGeorge professors continue their work in the late spring and summer by writing, presenting, teaching, and engaging in academic leadership activities. Here is a sampling of the scholarly activities in which our professors participated in this summer:


Professor Dan Croxall

Professor Dan Croxall

Croxall spoke with the popular podcast The Full Pint about his role as a Craft Beer Law Expert, the content of the Craft Beer Law class he teaches at McGeorge, and why breweries need legal services.


Interim Dean and Professor Michael T. Colatrella Jr.

Interim Dean and Professor Michael T. Colatrella Jr.

Colatrella participated as a panelist on the topic of "Cultures, Legal Traditions and Ethics in the Classroom" at the Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging our Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California.


Professor Leslie Jacobs

Professor Leslie Jacobs

Jacobs presented a lunch talk for Women Lawyers of Sacramento on Changes in Bias Law and the U. S. Supreme Court.

 


Interim Provost and Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz

Interim Provost and Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz

Schwartz conducted a workshop on Outcomes Assessment for the faculty at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, Calif.

 


Distinguished Professor Michael Malloy

Distinguished Professor Michael Malloy

Malloy published the 9th edition of Banking and Financial Institutions Law in a Nutshell with West Academic Press.

 


Professor John Sprankling

Professor John Sprankling

Sprankling published the article Owning Marijuana as the lead article in Volume 14 of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy.

 


Professor Frank Gevurtz

Professor Frank Gevurtz

Gevurtz presented his article, The Shareholder Approval Conundrum, at the National Business Law Scholars Conference held at the U.C. Berkeley Law School.

 


Professor Courtney Lee

Professor Courtney Lee

Lee presented at the first Animal Law Academic Summit at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where full-time law professors who teach in the field gathered to discuss "strategies for supporting and expanding animal law as a discipline."


Professors Brian Slocum

Professors Brian Slocum and Francis J. Mootz

Slocum and Mootz published the book Justice Scalia: Rhetoric and the Rule of Law at University of Chicago Press, which brought leading legal theorists, linguists, rhetoricians and philosophers together to consider Justice Scalia's legacy.


Professor Francis J. Mootz

Professor Francis J. Mootz

Mootz published the textbook Learning Employment Law (with Michael Maslanka and Leticia M. Saucedo), the innovative casebook that teaches employment law through problems and simulations.


Professor Mike Mireles

Professor Mike Mireles

Mireles taught Intellectual Property Law at China University of Political Science and Law (tied as the No. 1 law school in China) in Beijing in the Summer Term. The CUPL Summer Term included more than 80 professors teaching 90 different courses from all over the world.

 


Professor Mike Vitiello

Professor Mike Vitiello

Vitiello published the co-authored textbook on Marijuana Law by West Academic Press. Professor Vitiello also presented on Class Action suits in at the University of Parma in Parma, Italy.