Law journal articles, and other scholarship by the faculty of California Western School of Law

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Publications from 2024

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Desettling Fixation, Emily T. Behzadi Cárdenas

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Everybody Wants to Rule the World: Central Bank Digital Currencies in the Era of Decoupling the World’s Two Largest Economies, James M. Cooper

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The Procedural Justice Industrial Complex, Shawn E. Fields

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Backdating #MeToo, Jessica K. Fink

Who is a Corporation?, Catherine A. Hardee

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Implementing ABA Standard 303(b)(3): Positive Legal Education Through a Community of Inquiry, Joshua Aaron Jones

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Reclaiming Personal Privacy Rights Through the Freedom of Intimate Association, Nancy C. Marcus

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COVID-19 pediatric vaccine authorization, FDA authority, and individual misperception of risk, Joanna K. Sax and Neal Doran

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Self-Defense and Political Rage, Erin L. Sheley

Impossibility and impracticability, Donald J. Smythe

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Arrests: Legal and Illegal, Daniel Yeager

Publications from 2023

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Shadow Amendments, William J. Aceves

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National Security or National Origin? The Implications of Florida’s Alien Land Law Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, Emily T. Behzadi Cárdenas

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His Ship Has Sailed—Expelling Columbus from Cultural Heritage Law, Emily T. Behzadi

Introductory Note to Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation (U.S. Sup. Ct.), Emily T. Behzadi

Regulatory Choices and Legal Disputes in the Fight Against COVID-19 Infections in the Workplace, Susan Bisom-Rapp and Marco Peruzzi

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Intellectual Property Piracy in the Time of the Metaverse, James M. Cooper

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Gender-Based Religious Persecution, Pooja R. Dadhania

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State Responsibility for Forced Migration, Pooja R. Dadhania

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Using a “Bystander Bounty” to Encourage the Reporting of Workplace Sexual Harassment, Jessica K. Fink

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Less is More?: Accountability for White-Collar Offenses Through an Abolitionist Framework, Pedro Gerson

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Shortlisted: A Conversation Between Judge Diane Wood, Renee Knake Jefferson, and Hannah Brenner Johnson, Renee Newman Jefferson, Hannah Brenner Johnson, and Diane P. Wood

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The Case for Pausing any Immediate Embrace of the Social Inflation Argument for Legal System Reforms, Kenneth S. Klein

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The Unnatural Disaster of Insurance, Underinsurance, and Natural Disasters, Kenneth S. Klein

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When “Riot” is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Critical Need for Constitutional Clarity in Riot Laws, Nancy C. Marcus

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Bridging the Gap in LGBTQ+ Rights Litigation: A Community Discussion on Bisexual Visibility in the Law, Nancy C. Marcus, Bendita Malakia, Ann E. Tweedy, and Mya Reid

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Real Estate Trends: Title and Blockchain Technology, Laura M. Padilla

International regulation of genetically engineered food, Joanna K. Sax

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The Purloined Debtor: Edgar Allan Poe’s Bankruptcy in Law and Letters, Erin L. Sheley and Zvi Rosen

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The Case against Regional Transmission Monopolies, Kristen van de Biezendos

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A History of Fruit of the Poisonous Tree (1916-1942), Daniel B. Yeager

Publications from 2022

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On the Meaning of Color and the End of White(ness), William J. Aceves

Persons of Colour (POC), William J. Aceves

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Solving the Settlement Puzzle in Human Rights Litigation, William J. Aceves

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The Problem with Dobbs and the Rule of Legality, William J. Aceves

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The Watts Gang Treaty: Hidden History and the Power of Social Movements, William J. Aceves

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Statues of Fraud : Confederate Monuments as Public Nuisances, Emily T. Behzadi

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The Fiction of NFTs and Copyright Infringement, Emily T. Behzadi

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The Role of Law and Myth in Creating a Workplace that 'Looks Like America', Susan Bisom-Rapp

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A Freezer Chest Of Frozen Embryos: ‘Men And Women Of Good Conscience Can Disagree’, Robert A. Bohrer

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Bizarre Love Triangle: The Trilateral Responses to Tame the United States-Mexico Border, James M. Cooper

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Same As It Ever Was : The Tijuana River Sewage Crisis, Non-State Actors, and the State, James M. Cooper

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Some Reflections on the Fourth Chilean-German-Tanzanian Legal Talk, James M. Cooper

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Reimagining Sovereignty to Protect Migrants, Pooja R. Dadhania

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Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Peace, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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Sidelined Again: How the Government Abandoned Working Women Amidst a Global Pandemic, Jessica K. Fink

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Reconceiving Coercion-Based Criminal Defenses, Stephen R. Galoob and Erin L. Sheley

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Embracing Crimmigration to Curtail Immigration Detention, Pedro Gerson

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Is fire insurable?, Kenneth S. Klein

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Yes, Alito, There is a Right to Privacy: Why the Leaked Dobbs Opinion is Doctrinally Unsound, Nancy C. Marcus

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New Media Rights' Internet & Media Law Clinic: California Western School of Law, Art Neill

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Digitalization and the Future of the Ghana Legal System, Richard Frimpong Oppong

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The Black-White Paradigm’s Continuing Erasure of Latinas: See Women Law Deans of Color, Laura M. Padilla

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and (Mis)perception of Risk, Joanna K. Sax

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Genetically Engineered Food, Food Security, and Climate Change, Joanna K. Sax

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The Legal Role in Building Sustainable Public Health (Symposium Transcript), Joanna K. Sax

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Evaluation of Risk Perception of Smoking after the Implementation of California’s Tobacco 21 Law, Joanna K. Sax and Neal Doran

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The Dignitary Confrontation Clause, Erin L. Sheley

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Using Artificial Intelligence in the Law Review Submissions Process, Brenda M. Simon

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Supreme Court 2022: Abortion, Guns, a Leak, and a New Justice, Steven R. Smith

Publications from 2021

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Amending a Racist Constitution, William J. Aceves

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The Unified Legal Skills Program: How One Law School Adapted to Meet the Needs of Students Online, and How Those Adaptations May Inform Post-Pandemic Teaching, David Austin, Allison D. Cato, Amy E. Day, and Liam Vavasour

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Art Law 201: Painting the Picture of Sales of Art During a Global Pandemic, Emily T. Behzadi

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Destruction of Cultural Heritage as a Violation of Human Rights: Application of the Alien Tort Statute, Emily T. Behzadi

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Crisis and Cultural Evolution: Steering the Next Normal from Self-Interest to Concern and Fairness, Robert A. Bohrer

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Incorporating Feminist Perspectives Throughout Law School Curriculum, Hannah Brenner Johnson

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Reflections on Legal Education in the Aftermath of a Pandemic, Timothy Casey

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Games Without Frontiers: The Increasing Importance of Intellectual Property Rights in the People’s Republic of China, James M. Cooper

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Algorithms in Business, Merchant-Consumer Interactions, & Regulation, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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Intellectual Property Through a Non-Western Lens: Patents in Islamic Law, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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Immigration Detention As An Obstacle To Decarceration, Pedro Gerson

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American Punishment and Pandemic, Danielle C. Jefferis

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Ashes to Ashes: A Way Home for Climate Change Survivors, Kenneth S. Klein

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The Duty of Manufacturers to Consumers Under California Fraudulent Concealment Law, Nancy C. Marcus

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Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Sea Level Rise, Land Use, and Property Rights, Laura M. Padilla

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Beyond Emissions: Migration, Prisons, and the Green New Deal, Wyatt Sassman and Danielle C. Jefferis

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Response to: A Telehealth Explosion: Using Lessons From the Pandemic To Shape the Future of Telehealth Regulation, Joanna K. Sax

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The Othering of the AAPI Community in America, Sean M. Scott, Vinay Harpalani, and Rose Cuison-Villazor

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Preserving the Fruits of Labor: Impediments to University Inventor Mobility, Brenda M. Simon

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Exacting Inclusion: Property Theory, the Character of Government Action, and Implicit Takings, Donald J. Smythe

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SCOTUS in the Strait of Messina: Steering the Course between Private Rights and Public Powers, Donald J. Smythe

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Enforcing Concurrent Sentences, Daniel B. Yeager

Publications from 2020

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Avoiding the Terrorist Trap: Why Respect for Human Rights is the Key to Defeating Terrorism by Tom Parker (review), William J. Aceves

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Hernandez, Bivens, and the Supreme Court's Expanding Theory of Judicial Abdication, William J. Aceves

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Criminal Justice and COVID-19, David W. Austin and Mark E. Wojcik,

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"Spain for the Spaniards": An Examination of the Plunder & Polemic Restitution of the Salamanca Papers, Emily T. Behzadi

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Ch. 14 McCarty v. Pheasant Run, Inc., 826 F.2d 1554 (7th Cir. 1987), Hannah Brenner Johnson

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Standing in Between Sexual Violence Victims and Access to Justice: The Limits of Title IX, Hannah Brenner Johnson

Exonerating the Wrongfully Convicted, Justin Brooks and Desiree Moshayedi

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Traditional Knowledge in Taiwan: A Call for Greater Participation of Indigenous Peoples in the Global Intellectual Property Marketplace, James M. Cooper

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Language Access and Due Process in Asylum Interviews, Pooja R. Dadhania

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Paper Terrorists: Independence Movements and the Terrorism Bar, Pooja R. Dadhania

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Artificial Intelligence Inventions & Patent Disclosure, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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Clean and Sustainable Technology Innovation, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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National Cybersecurity Innovation, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

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Disgorging Harvey Weinstein's Salary, Jessica K. Fink

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Schrodinger's Corporation: The Paradox of Religious Sincerity in Heterogeneous Corporations, Catherine A. Hardee

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Yearning to Breathe Free: Migration Related Confinement in America, Danielle C. Jefferis

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Presumptions of Incompetence, Gender Sidelining, and Women Law Deans, Laura M. Padilla

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Women Law Deans, Gender Sidelining, and Presumptions of Incompetence, Laura M. Padilla