UCI Law’s faculty address the most important legal issues of the day. Many articles are available here in this growing collection; more complete lists of scholarly works are on our faculty pages at law.uci.edu/faculty


Submissions from 2013


The Historical Contingencies of Conflict Resolution, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
1 Int'l J. Conflict Engagement & Resol. 32 (2013)


Toward a Jurisprudence of Law, Peace, Justice, and a Tilt Toward Non-Violent and Empathic Means of Human Problem Solving, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
8 Unbound: Harv. J. Legal Left 79 (2013)

How Government Guarantees in Housing Finance Promote Stability, David Min
50 Harv. J. Legis. 437 (2013)

Implicit Racial Bias in Public Defender Triage, L. Song Richardson and Phillip Atiba Goff
122 Yale L.J. 2626 (2013)

Comparative Institutional Analysis and a New Legal Realism, Gregory C. Shaffer
2013 Wis. L. Rev. 607 (2013)

Measures Concerning the Importation, Marketing and Sale of Tuna and Tuna Products, Gregory C. Shaffer
107 Am. J. Int'l Law 192 (2013)

Is Complexity a Virtue? Reconsidering Theft Crimes: A Book Review of Stuart Green, Thirteen Ways to Steal a Bicycle: Theft Law in the Information Age, Kenneth W. Simons
47 New Eng. L. Rev. 927 (2013)


What Is Public Interest Law? Empirical Perspectives on an Old Question, Ann Southworth

Transforming Domestic Violence Representation, Jane K. Stoever
101 Ky. L. J. 483 (2013)


How the "Haves" Come out Ahead in the Twenty-First Century, Shauhin Talesh

From Support to Pressure: The Dynamics of Social and Governmental Influences on Environmental Law Enforcement in Guangzhou City, China, Benjamin van Rooij, Gerald E. Fryxell, Carlos W.H. Lo, and Wei Wang
7 Reg. & Governance 321 (2013)


Inflationary Trends in Law and Development, Benjamin van Rooji and Pip Nicholson

Foreign State Immunity and the Right to Court Access, Christopher A. Whytock
93 B.U. L. Rev. 2033 (2013)

Some Cautionary Notes on the “Chevronization” of Transnational Litigation, Christopher A. Whytock
1 Stan. J. Complex Litig. 467 (2013)


Foreword: After Kiobel—International Human Rights Litigation in State Courts and Under State Law, Christopher A. Whytock, Donald Earl Childress III, and Michael D. Ramsey
3 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1 (2013)

Submissions from 2012

Intellectual Property and Conceptions of Culture, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
4 WIPO J. 10 (2012)

The Rise of Nollywood: Creators, Entrepreneurs, and Pirates, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-11 (2012)

Writing Rights: Copyright's Visual Bias and African American Music, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-9 (2012)


Book Review of The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice, by Frank S. Bloch, ed., Sameer M. Ashar


Law and Economics of Intellectual Property: In Search of First Principles, Dan L. Burk
8 Ann. Rev. Law & Soc. Sci. 397 (2012)

Managed Relocation: Integrating the Scientific, Regulatory, and Ethical Challenges, Alejandro E. Camacho and Mark Schwartz
62 Bioscience 732 (2012)

A Critical Assessment of Collaborative Adaptive Management in Practice, Alejandro E. Camacho, Lawrence E. Susskind, and Todd Schenk
49 J. Applied Ecology 47 (2012)


The Transformation of Immigration Federalism, Jennifer M. Chacón


A Failure to Communicate, Erwin Chemerinsky


A Fixture on a Changing Court: Justice Stevens and the Establishment Clause, Erwin Chemerinsky
106 Nw. U. L. Rev. 587 (2012)


Closing the Courthouse Doors, Erwin Chemerinsky
90 Denv. U. L. Rev. 317 (2012)


It’s Now the John Roberts Court, Erwin Chemerinsky
15 Green Bag 2D 389 (2012)

Keynote Address: The Supreme Court Needs to Enter the 21st Century. WSC Conference, 2012, Newport Beach, California, Erwin Chemerinsky
13 W. Criminology Rev. 1 (2012)


Korematsu v. United States: A Tragedy Hopefully Never to Be Repeated , Erwin Chemerinsky


Political Ideology and Constitutional Decisionmaking: The Coming Example of the Affordable Care Act , Erwin Chemerinsky

The Future of Diversity, Erwin Chemerinsky
69 Nat'l Laws. Guild Rev. 193 (2012)


Fourth Amendment Stops, Arrests and Searches in the Context of Qualified Immunity, Erwin Chemerinsky and Karen M. Blum

Citizens United Impact on Judicial Elections, Erwin Chemerinsky, Richard L. Hasen, and James Sample
60 Drake L. Rev. 685 (2012)


Corporate Law Firms, NGOs, and Issues of Legitimacy for a Global Legal Order, Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth

Author Response: Law and the Problem of Embodied Knowledge, Catherine L. Fisk
28 Hist. & Tech. 101 (2012)

Contingent Loyalty and Restricted Exit: Commentary on the Restatement of Employment Law, Catherine L. Fisk and Adam Patrick Barry
16 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 413 (2012)


Introduction: Symposium on Exploring Power, Agency & Action in a World of Moving Frontiers, Bryant G. Garth
41 Sw. L. Rev. 211 (2012)

Precarious Moorings: Tying Fetal Drug Law Policy to Social Profiling, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
42 Rutgers L.J. 659 (2012)

Baby Cooperatives: Rethinking the Nature of Family, Michele Bratcher Goodwin and Naomi Duke
Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper Series (2012)

Anticipatory Overrulings, Invitations, Time Bombs, and Inadvertence: How Supreme Court Justices Move the Law, Richard L. Hasen
61 Emory L.J. 779 (2012)

Book Review: Fixing Washington, Richard L. Hasen
126 Harv. L. Rev. 550 (2012)

Chill Out: A Qualified Defense of Campaign Finance Disclosure Laws in the Internet Age, Richard L. Hasen
27 J. L. & Pol. 557 (2012)

Lobbying, Rent Seeking, and the Constitution, Richard L. Hasen
64 Stan. L. Rev. 191 (2012)

Teaching Bush v. Gore as History, Richard L. Hasen
56 St. Louis U. L. Rev. 665 (2012)

What to Expect When You’re Electing: Federal Courts and the Political Thicket in 2012, Richard L. Hasen
59 Fed. Law. 34 (2012)


Overcriminalizing Immigration, Jennifer M. Chacón


How Tax Models Work, Sarah B. Lawsky


Workplace Enforcement Workarounds, Stephen Lee


Antitrust Law as Public Interest Law, Christopher R. Leslie
2 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 885 (2012)

Replicating the Success of Antitrust Amnesty, Christopher R. Leslie
90 Tex. L. Rev. See Also 171 (2012)

Revisiting the Revisionist History of Standard Oil, Christopher R. Leslie
85 S. Cal. L. Rev. 573 (2012)

Meaningless Comparisons: Corporate Tax Reform Discourse in the United States, Omri Y. Marian
32 Va. Tax Rev. 133 (2012)

Taxation of Structured Debt in a Low-Rate Environment, Omri Y. Marian and Andrew D. Moin
135 Tax Notes 323 (2012)


The Variable Morality of Constitutional (and Other) Compromises: A Comment on Sanford Levinson's Compromise and Constitutionalism, Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Too Many Lawyers? Or Should Lawyers be Doing Other Things?, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
19 Int'l J. Legal Prof. 147 (2012)

Women in Dispute Resolution: Parties, Lawyers and Dispute Resolvers: What Difference Does ‘Gender Difference’ Make?, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
18 Disp. Resol. Mag. 4 (2012)


Senses of Sen: Reflections on Amartya Sen's Ideas of Justice, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Cesar Arjona, Arif A. Jamal, Victor V. Ramraj, and Francisco Satiro
8 Int'l J. L. Context 155 (2012)


Cause Lawyers Inside the State, Douglas NeJaime
81 Fordham L. Rev. 649 (2012)


Marriage Inequality: Same-Sex Relationships, Religious Exemptions, and the Production of Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Douglas NeJaime
100 Calif. L. Rev. 1169 (2012)


Talking Around Marriage, Douglas NeJaime
45 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 675 (2012)

The Legal Mobilization Dilemma, Douglas NeJaime
61 Emory L.J. 663 (2012)


The Obama Effect: Understanding Emerging Meanings of "Obama" in Anti-Discrimination Law, Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Mario Barnes
87 87 Indiana Law Journal 325 (2012) (2012)


The Damage of Debt, Katherine Porter


The Complaint Conundrum: Thoughts on the CFPB's Complaint Mechanism, Katherine M. Porter
7 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L. 57 (2012)


What Copyright Owes the Future, R. Anthony Reese
50 Hous. L. Rev. 287 (2012)


Copyright and Trademark Law and Public Interest Lawyering, R. Anthony Reese
2 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 911 (2012)

Cognitive Bias, Police Character and the Fourth Amendment, L. Song Richardson
44 Ariz. St. L.J. 267 (2012)


Police Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment, L. Song Richardson
87 87 Indiana Law Journal 1143 (2012) (2012)

Self-Defense and the Suspicion Heuristic, L. Song Richardson and Phillip Atiba Goff
98 Iowa L. Rev. 293 (2012)

A Transnational Take on Krisch’s Postnational Legal Pluralism, Gregory C. Shaffer
23 Eur. J. Int'l L. 565 (2012)

International Law and Global Public Goods in a Legal Pluralist World, Gregory C. Shaffer
23 Eur. J. Int'l L. 669 (2012)

Transnational Legal Process and State Change, Gregory C. Shaffer
37 Law & Soc. Inquiry 229 (2012)

Transnationalism, Unilateralism and International Law, Gregory C. Shaffer and Daniel Bodansky
1 Transnat'l Envtl. L. 31 (2012)

The Empirical Turn in International Legal Scholarship, Gregory C. Shaffer and Tom Ginsburg
106 Am. J. Int'l Law 1 (2012)

Ignorance and Mistake of Criminal Law, Noncriminal Law, and Fact, Kenneth W. Simons
9 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 487 (2012)

Is Strict Criminal Liability in the Grading of Offences Consistent with Retributive Desert?, Kenneth W. Simons
32 Oxford J. Leg. Stud. 445 (2012)

Statistical Knowledge Deconstructed, Kenneth W. Simons
92 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (2012)

Victim Fault and Victim Strict Responsibility in Anglo-American Tort Law, Kenneth W. Simons
Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper, No. 13-1 (2012)


The Fall (and Rise?) of Community Banking: The Continued Importance of Local Institutions, Bob Solomon
2 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 945 (2012)


Insurance Law as Public Interest Law, Shauhin Talesh
2 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 985 (2012)

How Dispute Resolution System Design Matters: An Organizational Analysis of Dispute Resolution Structures and Consumer Lemon Laws, Shauhin A. Talesh
46 Law & Soc'y Rev. 463 (2012)

Bringing Justice to the Poor: Bottom-Up Legal Development Cooperation, Benjamin van Rooij
4 Hague J. on Rule Law 286 (2012)

The People's Regulation: Citizens and Implementation of Law in China, Benjamin van Rooij
25 Colum. J. Asian L. 116 (2012)

Explaining the Enforcement Gap in China: Local Government Support and Internal Agency Obstacles as Predictors of Enforcement Actions in Guangzhou, Benjamin van Rooij, Carlos W.H. Lo, Gerald E. Fryxell, Wei Wang, and Pansy Honying Li
111 J. Envtl. Mgmt. 227 (2012)

Learning to Live with Pollution: The Making of Environmental Subjects in Chinese Industrialized Village, Benjamin van Rooij, Anna Lora-Wainwright, Yiyun Zhang, and Yunmei Wu
68 China J. 106 (2012)


The Compensation Trap: The Limits of Community-Based Pollution Regulation in China, Benjamin van Rooij, Anna Lora Wainwright, Yunmei Wu, and Yiyun (Amy) Zhang

The Chevron-Ecuador Case: Three Dimensions of Complexity in Transnational Dispute Resolution, Christopher A. Whytock
106 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Ann. Meeting Proc. 425 (2012)

Transnational Judicial Governance, Christopher A. Whytock
2 St. John’s J. Int'l & Comparative L. 55 (2012)

The New Multipolarity in Transnational Litigation: Foreign Courts, Foreign Judgments, and Foreign Law, Christopher A. Whytock and Marcus S. Quintanilla
18 Sw. J. Int'l Law 31 (2012)

Submissions from 2011

Creativity, Improvisation, and Risk: Copyright and Musical Innovation, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
86 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1829 (2011)


LatCrit Theory, Narrative Tradition and Listening Intently for a "Still Small Voice", Mario L. Barnes


Analyzing Stops, Citations, and Searches in Washington and Beyond, Mario L. Barnes and Robert S. Chang

The Once and Future Equal Protection Doctrine?, Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky
43 Conn. L. Rev. 1059 (2011)


Do Patents Have Gender?, Dan L. Burk

From ‘First to Invent’ to ‘First to File’ – Changing Lanes in US Patent Procedure, Dan L. Burk
42 Int'l Rev. Intell. Prop. & Competition L. 627 (2011)

Toward an Epistemology of ISP Secondary Liability, Dan L. Burk
24 Phil. & Tech. 437 (2011)


A Learning Collaboratory: Improving Federal Climate Change Adaptation Planning, Alejandro E. Camacho


Transforming the Means and Ends of Natural Resource Management, Alejandro E. Camacho
89 N.C. L. Rev. 1405 (2011)


Foreword: Environmental Law at UCI, Alejandro E. Camacho, Joseph F.C. DiMento, and Michael Robinson-Dorn
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1081 (2011)


The Mercer Girls Guide to Immigration Law: A Response to Kerry Abrams, Jennifer M. Chacon
64 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 15 (2011)