Law Faculty Articles and Research

 
Below you may find selected research articles from faculty in the Fowler School of Law.

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Submissions from 2010

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Codifying Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Ronald D. Rotunda

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Judicial Disqualification in the Aftermath of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Ronald D. Rotunda

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Judicial Transparency, Judicial Ethics, and a Judicial Solution: An Inspector General for the Courts, Ronald D. Rotunda

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The Intellectual Forebears of Citizens United, Ronald D. Rotunda

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The Artifice of Local Growth Politics: At-Large Elections, Ballot-Box Zoning, and Judicial Review, Kenneth A. Stahl

Submissions from 2009

India's Constitutional Challenge: A Less Visible Climate Change Catastrophe, Deepa Badrinarayana

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The Emerging Constitutional Challenge of Climate Change: India in Perspective, Deepa Badrinarayana

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Transporting India into a New Climate: The Implications for Energy Law and Policy, Deepa Badrinarayana

Japan Should Follow the International Trend and Face Its History of World War II Forced Labor, Michael J. Bazyler

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Pulling the Trigger: Separation Violence as a Basis for Refugee Protection for Battered Women, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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U.S. Immigration Law: Where Antiquated Views on Gender and Sexual Orientation Go to Die, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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The Roberts Court and Federalism, Paul D. Clement, Walter E. Dellinger III, John C. Eastman, and Rosen Jeffrey

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Tenure Buyouts: Employment Death Taxes and the Curious Obesity of "Wages", Bobby L. Dexter

Rethinking "Insurance," Especially after AIG, Bobby L. Dexter and et al.

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The Founders' Intent, Constitutional Provisions, and Limits on Spending Power and Delegation, John C. Eastman

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The Great Collapse: How Securitization Caused the Subprime Meltdown, Kurt Eggert

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Upper Level Courses: Three Exemplars, Kathy Heller

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Boumediene v. Bush and Guantanamo, Cuba: Does the "Empire Strike Back"?, Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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Slavery as Punishment: Original Public Meaning, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, and the Neglected Clause in the Thirteenth Amendment, Scott W. Howe

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Off-Court Misbehavior: Sports Leagues and Private Punishment, Janine Y. Kim and Matthew J. Parlow

Off-Court Misbehavior: Sports Leagues and Private Punishment, Janine Y. Kim and Matthew J. Parlow

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Federal Rule of Evidence 502: Stirring the State Law of Privilege and Professional Responsibility with a Federal Stick, Henry S. Noyes

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Evidence-Based Sentencing: The Science of Sentencing Policy and Practice, Richard E. Redding

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The Effects of Different Forms of Risk Communication on Judicial Decision Making, Richard E. Redding

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Corporations Are People Too: A Multi-dimensional Approach to the Corporate Personhood Puzzle, Susanna Kim Ripken

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Probability, Probable Cause, and the Law of Unintended Consequences, Lawrence Rosenthal

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Second Amendment Plumbing after Heller: Of Standards of Scrutiny, Incorporation, Well-Regulated Militias, and Criminal Street Gangs, Lawrence Rosenthal

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The New Originalism Meets the Fourteenth Amendment: Original Public Meaning and the Problem of Incorporation, Lawrence Rosenthal

ABA Resolution and Report on Child Victims of Crime Resolution, Wendy Seiden

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Understanding the Prop 8 Litigation: The Scope of Direct Democracy and Role of Judicial Scrutiny, Ronald Steiner

Submissions from 2008

Kharma or Dharma: India's Climate Catch 22, Deepa Badrinarayana

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Copyright as Intellectual Property Privilege, Tom W. Bell

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Private Prediction Markets and the Law, Tom W. Bell

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The Specter of Copyism v. Blockheaded Authors: How User-Generated Content Affects Copyright Policy, Tom W. Bell

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Much Ado about Pluralities: Pride and Precedent Amidst the Cacophony of Concurrences, and Re-Percolation after Rapanos, Melissa M. Berry, Donald J. Kochan, and Matthew J. Parlow

In Memoriam: Donald J. Dunn (1945-2008), Denis Binder

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Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Commercial Leasing: The Right Doctrine in the Wrong Transaction, Daniel B. Bogart

Bilateral Monopoly: Further Comment, Tom Campbell

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Can't Live with 'Em, Can't Deport 'Em: Why Recent Immigration Reform Efforts Have Failed, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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The Trafficking and Exploitation Victims Assistance Program: A Proposed Early Response Plan for Victims of International Human Trafficking in the United States, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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What Is Choice? Examining Sex Trafficking Legislation Through the Lenses of Rape Law and Prostitution, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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Shock, Awe, and Expropriation: The Act of State Doctrine and Loss Deductions Under Section 165 of the Internal Revenue Code, Bobby L. Dexter

Deciding Who Cashes in on the Deceased Celebrity Business, Kathy Heller

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Global Migrations and Imagined Citizenship: Examples from Slavery, Chinese Exclusion, and When Questioning Birthright Citizenship, Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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Law and Popular Culture: Examples from Colombian Slang and Spanish-Language Radio in the U.S., Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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Law, Food, and Culture: Mexican Corn's National Identity Cooked in "Tortilla Discourses" Post-TLC/NAFTA, Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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The Rhetoric of Self-Defense, Janine Y. Kim

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Harmful Error: How the Courts’ Failure to Apply the Harmless Error Doctrine Has Obstructed the ADA’s Standing Spectators Rule, Carolyn Young Larmore

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Civic Republicanism, Public Choice Theory, and Neighborhood Councils: A New Model for Civic Engagement, Matthew J. Parlow

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Greenwashed?: Developers, Environmental Consciousness, and the Case of Playa Vista, Matthew J. Parlow

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Progressive Policy-Making on the Local Level: Rethinking Traditional Notions of Federalism, Matthew J. Parlow

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Book Review: Reviewing Martha M. Peters & Don Peters, Richard E. Redding

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It's Really About Sex: Same-Sex Marriage, Lesbigay Parenting, and the Psychology of Disgust, Richard E. Redding

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Popular Self-Help Books for Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma: How Scientifically Grounded and Useful are They?, Richard E. Redding, James D. Herbert, Evan M. Forman, and Brandon A. Gaudiano

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Training the Parents of Juvenile Offenders: State of the Art and Recommendations for Service Delivery, Richard E. Redding and Carrie F. Mulford

The Role of Critical Thinking Skills in Practicing Clinical Psychologists' Choice of Intervention Technique, Richard E. Redding, Ian R. Sharp, and James D. Herbert

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Chapman Dialogues: Same Sex Marriage - Response to Professor Eskrdige, Lawrence Rosenthal

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The Emerging First Amendment Law of Managerial Prerogative, Lawrence Rosenthal

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The Suburb as a Legal Concept: The Problem of Organization and the Fate of Municipalities in American Law, Kenneth A. Stahl

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Policy Oscillation in California's Law of Premises Liability, Ronald Steiner

Submissions from 2007

Contemporary Legal Lessons from the Holocaust, Michael J. Bazyler

In the Footsteps of Raphael Lemkin, Michael J. Bazyler

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Codifying Copyright's Misuse Defense, Tom W. Bell

Book Review: Steve Lerner, Diamond: A Struggle for Environmental in Louisiana's Chemical Corridor (2006), Denis Binder

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The Changing Paradigm in Public Legal Education, Denis Binder

Bilateral Monopoly in Mergers, Tom Campbell

Term Limits and Party Loyalty, Tom Campbell and Cameron Doolittle

Book Review: Stromseth et al., Can Might Make Right? (2006), Lan Cao

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Culture Change, Lan Cao

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Counterproductive and Counterintuitive Counterterrorism: The Post-September 11 Treatment of Refugees and Asylum-Seekers, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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Modern-Day Slavery and Cultural Bias: Proposals for Reforming the U.S. Visa System for Victims of International Human Trafficking, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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Born in the USA? Re-assessing Birthright Citizenship in the Wake of 9/11, John C. Eastman

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Full Faith and Republican Guarantees: Gay Marriage, FMPA, and the Courts, John C. Eastman

Comment on Michael A. Stegman et al.'s "Preventive Servicing Is Good for Business and Affordable Homeownership Policy": What Prevents Loan Modifications?, Kurt Eggert

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Sovereignty Migrates in U.S. and Mexican Law: Transnational Influences in Plenary Power and Non-Intervention, Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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Furman's Mythical Mandate, Scott W. Howe

Rule and Exception in Criminal Law (Or, Are Criminal Defenses Necessary?), Janine Y. Kim

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What Students Don't Know Will Hurt Them: A Frank View from the Field on How to Better Prepare Our Clinic and Externship Students, Carolyn R. Young Larmore

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Good Cause is Bad Medicine for the New E-Discovery Rules, Henry S. Noyes

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If you (Re)Build It, They Will Come: Contracts to Remake the Rules of Litigation in Arbitration's Image, Henry S. Noyes

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A Localist's Case for Decentralizing Immigration Policy, Matthew J. Parlow

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Against Orthodoxy: Miranda Is Not Prophylactic and the Constitution is Not Perfect, Lawrence Rosenthal

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A Theory of Governmental Damages Liability: Torts, Constitutional Torts, and Takings, Lawrence Rosenthal

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Does Due Process Have an Original Meaning? On Originalism, Due Process, Procedural Innovation . . . and Parking Tickets, Lawrence Rosenthal

Writing Public Order Laws that Pass Constitutional Muster, Summer, Municipal Advocate, Lawrence Rosenthal

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Teaching Professional Responsibility and Ethics, Ronald D. Rotunda

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Marriage Equality in California: Legal and Political Prospects, Kenneth W. Starr, Shannon Price Minter, John C. Eastman, and David C. Codell

Submissions from 2006

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Misunderestimating Dastar: How the Supreme Court Unwittingly Revolutionized Copyright Preemption, Tom W. Bell

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Prediction Markets for Promoting the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts, Tom W. Bell

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The Impact of Blogging on the Practice of Law: Hit the Snooze Button, Tom W. Bell

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Terrorism and Asylum Seekers: Why the Real ID Act is a False Promise, Marisa S. Cianciarulo

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Tax Terrorism: Nasty Truths about Investor Control Theory and the Accommodation of Social Security Privatization, Bobby L. Dexter

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Transfiguration of the Deadbeat Dad and the Greedy Octogenarian: An Intratextualist Critique of Tax Refund Seizures, Bobby L. Dexter

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California's Estate Tax Dilemma, Frank Doti

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Listening to the Enemy: The President's Power to Conduct Surveillance of Enemy Communications During Time of War, John C. Eastman

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Politics and the Court: Did the Supreme Court Really Move Left Because of Embarrassment over Bush v. Gore?, John C. Eastman

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"China Casts a Giant Shadow": The Developing World Confronts Trade Liberalization and the End of Quotas in the Garment Industry, John A. Hall

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In the Shadow of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal: The Domestic Trials of Nuon Paet, Chhouk Rin and Sam Bith, and the Search for Judicial Legitimacy in Cambodia, John A. Hall

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International Migration and Sovereignty Reinterpretation in Mexico, Ernesto A. Hernández-López

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Hate Crime Law and the Limits of Inculpation, Janine Y. Kim