McGeorge School of Law

Faculty Impact

McGeorge professors continued their work in fall 2020 by writing, presenting, teaching, and engaging in academic leadership and community activities. Here is a sampling of their activities in which our professors participated in just the last few months:


Recognition

Professor Rachel Salcido

Professor Rachael Salcido

An excerpt from Professor Rachel Salcido’s article, Reviving the Environmental Justice Agenda, will be appearing in the casebook, Ahmad, et al, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: LAW, POLICY, AND REGULATION (3d edition, Carolina Academic) (forthcoming 2020).


Presentations

Professor Ed TelfeyanProfessor Cary Bricker

Professors Cary Bricker and Ed Telfeyan

Professors Cary Bricker and Ed Telfeyan hosted a breakfast discussion in January at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. with mock and moot court directors, coaches, and advocacy faculty members from around the country, focusing on innovative ways to incorporate academic perspectives into competition preparation.

Professor Dan Croxall

Professor Dan Croxall

Professor Dan Croxall conducted a talk and tasting in January on Craft Beer Law at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. that introduced participants to the practice and study of craft beer law, the policy implications and legislative battles independent craft breweries constantly face, and introduced McGeorge's first ever craft beer law course at a U.S. law school.

Assistant Dean Mindy Danovaro

Assistant Dean Mindy Danovaro

Assistant Dean Mindy Danovaro in January was a panelist at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., discussing Building a Culture of Philanthropy.

Interim Dean and Professor Michael T. Colatrella Jr.Associate Dean Mary-Beth Moylan

Associate Dean Mary-Beth Moylan and Interim Dean Michael Colatrella

Associate Dean Mary-Beth Moylan and Interim Dean Michael Colatrella conducted an interactive session in January for associate deans at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. entitled, Building and Sustaining Alliances as an Associate Dean.

Jarrod WongBrian Slocum

Professors Brian Slocum and Jarrod Wong

Professors Brian Slocum and Jarrod Wong presented their paper, The Ordinary Meaning of International Law at the 2019 American Society of International Law Research Forum at Brooklyn Law School in November of 2019, and Brian Slocum gave a one hour presentation, The Potential of Corpus Linguistics for Legal Interpretation, to 150 students in Professor Abbe Gluck’s Legislation class at Yale Law School.

Interim Provost and Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz

Interim Provost and Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz

Interim Provost Michael Hunter Schwartz was an invited participant in a gathering of faculty, deans, associate deans, and practitioners to discuss Law's Future at Northwestern University School of Law in September of 2019, and was a panelist on a panel discussing Technology Driven Trends in Tax Law Training at the Fall ABA Tax Section Meeting in San Francisco in October 2019.

Professor Leslie Jacobs

Professor Leslie Jacobs

Professor Leslie Jacobs in January presented at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., entitled, A Century Since Suffrage: How Did We Get Here? Where Will We Go? How Will We Get There?

Professor Courtney Lee

Professor Courtney Lee

Professor Courtney Lee in January moderated a panel discussion on International Animal Law at the American Association of Law Schools’ Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

 

Frank GevurtzJarrod Wong

Professors Jarrod Wong and Frank Gevurtz

Professors Jarrod Wong and Frank Gevurtz in January hosted a breakfast discussion at the American Association of Law Schools' Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. for faculty engaged in international programs at law schools around the country entitled, "What are we doing in our international law courses and programs that empower our students to pass on a livable world to our children."


Publications

Distinguished Professor Michael Malloy

Professor Michael Malloy

Professor Michael Malloy was one of the principal contributors to The UN Economic Commission for Europe’s recently published Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets. Also, in January, Wolters Kluwer published the first of five supplements this year for Professor Malloy's three-volume treatise Banking Law and Regulation.

Professor Courtney Lee

Professor Courtney Lee

Professor Courtney Lee’s essay, The PACT Act: A Step in the Right Direction on the Path to Animal Welfare, just appeared in the on-line journal, Jurist.

 

Associate Dean and Professor Frank Gevurtz

Associate Dean and Professor Frank Gevurtz

Associate Dean and Professor Frank Gevurtz, The Shareholder Approval Conundrum, has just been published in the Boston College Law Review.

 

Professor Dan Croxall

Professor Dan Croxall

Professor Dan Croxall’s article: Helping Craft Beer Maintain and Grow Market Shares With Private Enforcement of Tied-House and False Advertising Laws was published in the Gonzaga Law Review.  It is available here.  


Community Activities

Associate Dean Mary-Beth Moylan

Associate Dean Mary-Beth Moylan

Associate Dean Moylan organized, with help of McGeorge and UC Davis faculty, staff and students, an Eastern District Federal Court Pro Se Help Day in the Kennedy Learning Center that benefited 42 pro se litigants on Nov. 15, 2019.

Kishwer VikaasProfessor Blake Nordahl

Professor Blake Nordahl and Supervising Attorney Kishwer Vikaas

Professor Blake Nordahl and Supervising Attorney Kishwer Vikaas organized our 11th Annual Immigration Naturalization Fair on our campus, with the participation of McGeorge faculty, staff, and students, that helped more than 40 people with immigration forms on Oct. 19, 2019.


Media

Professor Leslie Jacobs

Professor Leslie Jacobs

Professor Leslie Jacobs has provided commentary on the impeachment process, DACA, and other constitutional matters for many media outlets over the last few months. Here is a sampling of where she has provided expert commentary: USA Today, KFBK Radio, Fox 40, Capital Public Radio, HuffPost, KCRA and ABC 10.