Scholarship is a core priority for the Pacific McGeorge faculty. Among their scholarly pursuits, Pacific McGeorge faculty develop and present at scholarly symposia and conferences, author books for the legal profession, students, and the general public, and produce scholarship for top journals around the country and the world.

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Submissions from 2016

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Congressional Dysfunction and Executive Lawmaking During the Obama Administration, Raquel Aldana

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Intercultural Legal Sensibility as Transformation, Raquel Aldana

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UTOPIA and the Law and Literature Movement, Michael P. Malloy

Submissions from 2015

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Public Accommodations and the Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Surprising Success?, Brian K. Landsberg

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Changing Gears to Meet the 'New Normal' in Legal Education, Courtney G. Lee

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There are no Bitcoins, Only Bit Payers: Law, Policy and Socio-Economics of Virtual Currencies, Michael P. Malloy

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Rationing Environmental Law in a Time of Climate Change, Rachael E. Salcido

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Limiting Access to U.S. Courts: The Supreme Court's New Personal Jurisdiction Case Law, Michael Vitiello

Submissions from 2014

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Examining the Causes and Consequences of Hybridization During Chinook Salmon Reintroductions: Using the San Joaquin River as a Restoration Case Study of Management Options, Karrigan Bork, Katharine Tomalty, Molly Stephens, Melinda Baerwald, Mariah Meek, and Bernie May

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Teaching the Power of Empathy in Domestic and Transnational Experiential Public Defender Courses, Cary Bricker

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Informed Consent in Mediation: Promoting Pro Se Parties’ Informed Settlement Choice While Honoring the Mediator’s Ethical Duties, Michael T. Colatrella Jr.

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Determining Extraterritoriality, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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Demand Offsets: Water Neutral Development in California, Jennifer L. Harder

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Compelled Commercial Speech as Compelled Consent Speech, Leslie Gielow Jacobs

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Corrections and Sentencing Reform: The Obstacle Posed by Dehumanization, J. Clark Kelso

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Does Prison Reform Bring Sentencing Reform? The Congress, the Courts, and the Structural Injunction, Brian K. Landsberg

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Enforcing Desegregation: A Case Study of Federal District Court Power and Social Change in Macon County Alabama, Brian K. Landsberg

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The Restatement of Gay(?), Lawrence C. Levine and Courtney G. Joslin

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Protecting Victims from Liability Insurance Companies that Add Gratuitous Insult to Grievous Injury, Francis J. Mootz III

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California's Eavesdropping Law Endangers Victims of Domestic Violence, John E.B. Myers

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“I Won’t Pay Child Support, But I Insist on Visitation.” Should Visitation and Child Support Be Linked?, John E.B. Myers

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"Testilying" in Family Court, John E.B. Myers

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Symposium—Growing, Growing, Gone: Innovative Ideas in Resource Management for a Growing Population: Introduction, Rachael E. Salcido

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The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge: On a Rocky Road To Creating a Community Asset, Rachael E. Salcido

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The Global Right to Property, John G. Sprankling

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Reflections on an Extraordinary Career: Thoughts about Gerald Caplan's Retirement, Michael Vitiello

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Reforming California Sentencing Practice and Policy: Are We There Yet?, Michael Vitiello

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The Expanding Use of Genetic and Psychological Evidence: Finding Coherence in the Criminal Law?, Michael Vitiello

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The Subversion of State – to State Investment Treaty Arbitration, Jarrod Wong

Submissions from 2013

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La Conducta de los Defensores de Ríos Montt, Raquel Aldana

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The Radiating Effects of Torts, Anne Bloom

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Chinese Homicide Law, Irrationality, and Incremental Change, Cary Bricker and Michael Vitiello

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The Evolution of Justice Kennedy’s Eighth Amendment Jurisprudence on Categorical Bars in Capital Cases, Linda Carter

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The Future of the International Criminal Court: Complimentarity as a Strength or a Weakness?, Linda Carter

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Sentencias Trascendentales del Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos. Pasos Hacia la Igualdad del Matrimonio Para Parejas del Mismo Sexo, Julie A. Davies

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Removing Revlon, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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Justice Kennedy’s “Gay Agenda”: Romer, Lawrence, and the Struggle for Marriage Equality, Lawrence C. Levine

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Où est votre chapeau? Economic Sanctions and Trade Regulation, Michael P. Malloy

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The Mixed Use of a Personal Residence: Integration of Conflicting Holding Purposes Under I.R.C. Sections 121, 280A, and 1031, Christine Manolakas

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Keynote: Sustainability and Sovereignty in the 21st Century, Stephen C. McCaffrey

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There’s a Whole World Out There: Justice Kennedy’s Use of International Sources, Stephen C. McCaffrey

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Introduction, Symposium: The State and Future of Legal Education, Francis J. Mootz III

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The Property Jurisprudence of Justice Kennedy, John G. Sprankling

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Joints or the Joint: Colorado and Washington Square Off Against the United States, Michael Vitiello

Submissions from 2012

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Raising the Bar: Law Schools and Legal Institutions Leading to Educate Undocumented Students, Raquel Aldana, Beth Lyon, and Karla Mari McKanders

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Medical Marijuana: A Study of Unintended Consequences, Gerald Caplan

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The Global Impact and Implementation of Human Rights Norms: Introduction, Linda Carter

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Torture and the War on Terror: The Need for Consistent Definitions and Legal Remedies, Linda Carter

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A “Lawyer for All Seasons”: The Lawyer as Conflict Manager, Michael T. Colatrella Jr.

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Contractualism in the Law of Treaties, Omar M. Dajani

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The Sacrifice of Unarmed Prisoners to Gladiators: The Post-Aedpa Access-to-the-Courts Demand for A Constitutional Right to Counsel in Federal Habeas Corpus, Emily Garcia Uhrig

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Built to Scale: Small Business Policy and the Meltdown, Michael P. Malloy

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The Exit Tax: A Move in the Right Direction, Christine Manolakas and William L. Dentino

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Even Moe Dalitz Would Blush: Why the District Attorney Has No Business Collecting Unpaid Casino Markers, Francis J. Mootz III

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Law Among the Sight Lovers, Francis J. Mootz III

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The “Ethical” Surplus of the War on Illegal Immigration, Francis J. Mootz III and Leticia Saucedo

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Health Equity, Healthy People 2020, and Coercive Legal Mechanisms as Necessary for the Achievement of Both, Emily Whelan Parento

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The Success and Continued Challenges of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area: A Grassroots Restoration, Rachael E. Salcido

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The Emergence of International Property Law, John G. Sprankling

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Why the Initiative Process Is the Wrong Way to Go: Lessons We Should Have Learned from Proposition 215, Michael Vitiello

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Arbitrating in the Ether of Intent, Jarrod Wong

Submissions from 2011

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Transforming Students, Transforming Self: The Power of Teaching Social Justice Struggles in Context, Raquel Aldana

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Teaching in a Transformative Era: Selected Essays from the Society of American Law Teachers Teaching Conference , Raquel Aldana and Hazel Weiser

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Local to Global: Rethinking Spheres of Authority After a World Financial Crisis: An Introduction, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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The Globalization of Corporate Law: The End of History or A Never-Ending Story?, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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Using Comparative and Transitional Corporate Law to Teach Corporate Social Responsibility , Franklin A. Gevurtz

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Promoting Social Justice Values and Reflective Legal Practice in Chinese Law Schools, Brian K. Landsberg

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The Hermeneutical and Rhetorical Nature of Law, Francis J. Mootz III

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Vico, Llewellyn and the Task of Legal Education, Francis J. Mootz III

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Siting Offshore Hydrokinetic Energy Projects: A Comparative Look at Wave Energy Regulation in the Pacific Northwest, Rachael E. Salcido

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Responses to the Ten Questions, John Cary Sims

Submissions from 2010

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A Kiss Is Just a Kiss, or Is It? A Comparative Look at Italian and American Sex Crimes, Alberto Cadoppi and Michael Vitiello

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The Making of the Attorney General: John Mitchell and the Crimes of Watergate Reconsidered, Gerald Caplan

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The Principle of Complementarity and the International Criminal Court: The Role of Ne Bis in Idem, Linda Carter

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Corporate Governance II – Accountability Rules, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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The Role of Corporate Law in Preventing a Financial Crisis: Reflections on In re Citigroup Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, Franklin A. Gevurtz

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Beyond International Water Law: Successfully Negotiating Mutual Gains Agreements for International Watercourses, Alex Grzybowski, Stephen C. McCaffrey, and Richard K. Paisley

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What the Abortion Disclosure Cases Say About the Constitutionality of Persuasive Government Speech on Product Labels, Leslie Gielow Jacobs

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Integrated Legal Education, Brian K. Landsberg

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Symposium--Critical Intersections for Energy & Water Law: Exploring New Challenges and Opportunities: Foreward, Alastair R. Lucas, Gregory S. Weber, and Patricia K. Wouters

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Perelman's Theory of Argumentation and Natural Law, Francis J. Mootz III

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Ugly American Hermeneutics, Francis J. Mootz III

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Expert Testimony in Child Sexual Abuse Litigation: Consensus and Confusion, John E.B. Myers

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California Judicial Council's "Commission for Impartial Courts", Ronald B. Robie, Richard Fybel, and Mary-Beth Moylan

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Defining the Reasonable Person in the Criminal Law: Fighting the Lernaean Hydra, Michael Vitiello

Submissions from 2009

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Revisiting the Crime-Fraud Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege: A Proposal to Remedy the Disparity in Protections for Civil and Criminal Privilege Holders, Cary Bricker

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Methods of Experimental Education: Context, Transferability and Resources, Julie A. Davies

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A Case for a Constitutional Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus, Emily Garcia Uhrig

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Strategies to Increase the Availability of Skills Education in China, Brian K. Landsberg

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Symposium--Experiential Education in China: Curricular Reform, The Role of the Lawyer and the Rule of Law: Introduction, Brian K. Landsberg

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The International Law Commission Adopts Draft Articles on Transboundary Aquifers, Stephen C. McCaffrey

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Faithful Hermeneutics, Francis J. Mootz III

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Vico and Imagination: An Ingenious Approach to Educating Lawyers with Semiotic Sensibility, Francis J. Mootz III

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Clemency in California Capital Cases, Mary-Beth Moylan and Linda Carter

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Rough Seas Ahead: Confronting Property Doctrines to Jumpstart Wave Energy, Rachael E. Salcido

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Herring v. United States: Mapp's "Artless" Overruling?, Michael Vitiello

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Legalizing Marijuana: California’s Pot of Gold?, Michael Vitiello

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Reconstructing the Responsibility To Protect in the Wake of Cyclones and Separatism, Jarrod Wong

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Clawbacks: Prospective Contract Measures in an Era of Excessive Executive Compensation and Ponzi Schemes, Jarrod Wong and Miriam A. Cherry

Submissions from 2008

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Of Katz and "Aliens": Privacy Expectations and the Immigration Raids, Raquel Aldana