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 2018

China's Rise: How It Took on the U.S. at the WTO, Gregory C. Shaffer and Henry Gao
2018 U. Ill. L. Rev. (2018)

Submissions from 2017

Curation, Music, and Law, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
UCI Law Research Paper Series (2017)

Personification and Conflict in the Study of Movement Lawyering, Sameer M. Ashar
UCI Research Paper Series (2017)

Patents and Allied Rights: A Global Kaleidoscope, Dan L. Burk
Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law (2017)

Human Trafficking, Immigration Regulation and Sub-Federal Criminalization, Jennifer M. Chacón
20 New Crim. L. Rev. (2017)


Immigration and the Bully Pulpit, Jennifer M. Chacón
130 Harv. L. Rev. Forum (2017)

American Colonialism and Constitutional Redemption, Seth Davis
105 Cal. L. Rev. (2017)

Minor Courts, Major Questions, Seth Davis and Michael Coenen
70 Vand. L. Rev. (2017)

The Shape of [Ground] Water (Law): California's New Act, and Prospects for Sustainability, Joseph F.C. DiMento
J. Sw. (2017)

Hollywood Writers and the Gig Economy, Catherine Fisk
U. Chi. Legal F. (2017)

Issues of Empire, Contestation, and Hierarchy in the Globalization of Law, Bryant G. Garth
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2017)

The Role of Lawyers in South and East Asia, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay
Routledge Handbook of Asian Law 110 (2017)

Abortion: A Woman's Private Choice, Michele Bratcher Goodwin and Erwin Chemerinsky
95 Tx. L. Rev. 1189 (2017)

Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy), Richard L. Hasen
16 First Amend. L. Rev. (2017)

The 2016 U.S. Voting Wars: From Bad to Worse, Richard L. Hasen
UCI Research Papers Series (2017)

Debunking Anti-Novelty, Leah M. Litman
66 Duke L. J. (2017)

Judge Gorsuch and Johnson Resentencing (This Is Not a Joke), Leah M. Litman
115 Mich. L. Rev. (2017)

The State Administration of International Tax Avoidance, Omri Y. Marian
7 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. (2017)

Feminist Legal Academics: Changing the Epistemology of American Law through Conflicts, Controversies and Comparisons, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy (2017)

'No Money Down' Bankruptcy, Katherine M. Porter, Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless, and Thorne Deborah
90 S. Cal. L. Rev. (2017)

Cracking the Code: An Empirical Analysis of Consumer Bankruptcy Outcomes, Katherine M. Porter, Sara S. Greene, and Parina Patel
101 Minn. L. Rev. (2017)

Police Use of Force, L. Song Richardson
Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (2017)

Systemic Triage: Implicit Racial Bias in the Criminal Courtroom, L. Song Richardson
126 Yale L. J. (2017)

Police Unions, L. Song Richardson and Catherine Fisk
85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. (2017)

Race, Law & Inequality, Fifty Years after the Civil Rights Era, Carroll Seron and Frank W. Munger
2017 Ann. Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. (2017)


Introduction: Transnational Elements of Constitution-Making, Gregory C. Shaffer

From International Law to Jessup's Transnational Law, from Transnational Law to Transnational Legal Orders, Gregory C. Shaffer and Carlos Coye
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2017)

Can Strict Criminal Liability for Responsible Corporate Officers Be Justified by the Duty to Use Extraordinary Care?, Kenneth W. Simons
Crim. L. & Phil. 1 (2017)

Parental Abduction and the State Intervention Paradox, Jane K. Stoever
92 Wash. L. Rev. (2017)

Data Breach, Privacy, and Cyber Insurance, Shauhin A. Talesh
Law & Soc. Inquiry (2017)

Lawyer Discipline in an Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights from Zhejiang Province, China, Benjamin van Rooij, Judith A. McMorrow, and Sida Liu
30 Geo. J. Legal Ethics (2017)

Submissions from 2016

Constructing Africa: Chinese Investment, Infrastructure Deficits, and Development, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
48 Cornell Int'l L. J. (2016)

The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique (Book Review), Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
43 Am. Ethnologist 185 (2016)

Deep Critique and Democratic Lawyering in Clinical Practice, Sameer M. Ashar
104 Cal. L. Rev. (2016)

Navigating Liminal Legalities Along Pathways To Citizenship: Immigrant Vulnerability and the Role of Mediating Institutions, Sameer M. Ashar, Edelina M. Burciaga, Jennifer M. Chacón, Susan Bibler Coutin, Alma Garza, and Stephen Lee
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2016)

Empirical Methods and Critical Race Theory: A Discourse on Possibilities for a Hybrid Methodology, Mario L. Barnes
2016 Wis. L. Rev. 443 (2016)

"The More Things Change...": New Moves for Legitimizing Racial Discrimination in a "Post-Race" World, Mario L. Barnes
100 Minn. L. Rev. 2043 (2016)

Beyond Abstraction: Applying the Brakes to Runaway Patent Ineligibility, Dan L. Burk
4 J. of L. & Biosciences (2016)

On the Sociology of Patenting, Dan L. Burk
101 Minn. L. Rev. 421 (2016)


Patent Silences, Dan L. Burk
69 Vand. L. Rev. 1603 (2016)

Perverse Innovation, Dan L. Burk
58 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1 (2016)

Managing Ecosystem Effects in an Era of Rapid Climate Change, Alejandro E. Camacho
Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, Volume I: Climate Change Law 555 (2016)


Legal Adaptive Capacity: How Program Goals and Processes Shape Federal Land Adaptation to Climate Change, Alejandro E. Camacho and Robert L. Glicksman
87 U. Colo. L. Rev. (2016)


Improving Emerging Regulatory Experiments in Permit Process Coordination for Endangered Species and Aquatic Resources in California, Alejandro E. Camacho, Elizabeth M. Taylor, Melissa L. Kelly, and Stephanie L. Talavera
46 Env. L. Rep. 10131 (2016)

Admissions Quotas as Regional Prerogative? A Response to Rick Su, Jennifer M. Chacón
Fordham Urb. L.J. City Square (2016)


Response - A New Hope: Bringing Justice Back into Removal Proceedings, Jennifer M. Chacón
91 NYU L. Rev. Online 132 (2016)

Producing Liminal Legality, Jennifer M. Chacón
92 Denv. U. L. Rev. (2016)

The 2016 Election, the Supreme Court, and Racial Justice, Erwin Chemerinsky
U. Chi. L. Rev. (2016)

The Rational Basis Test Is Constitutional (and Desirable), Erwin Chemerinsky
14 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 401 (2016)

Thinking About the Supreme Court's Successes and Failures, Erwin Chemerinsky
69 Vand. L. Rev. 919 (2016)

Compulsory Vaccination Laws are Constitutional, Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Bratcher Goodwin
110 Nw. U. L. Rev. 589 (2016)

Religion Is Not a Basis for Harming Others, Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Bratcher Goodwin
104 Geo. LJ. 1111 (2016)

Environmental Governance of the Arctic: Law, Effect, Now Implementation, Joseph F.C. DiMento
6 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. (2016)

Workplace Democracy and Democratic Worker Organizations: Notes on Workers Centers and Members-Only Unions, Catherine Fisk
17 Theoretical Inquiries L. 101 (2016)

Story Work: Non-proprietary Autonomy and Contemporary Television Writing, Catherine Fisk and Michael Szalay
Television & New Media 1 (2016)

Corporate Lawyers in Emerging Markets, Bryant G. Garth
12 Ann. Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. (2016)

"Lords of the Dance" as Double Agents: Elite Actors In and Around the Legal Field, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay
3 J. Prof. & Org. 188 (2016)

'Legal Theory,' Strategies of Learned Production, and the Relatively Weak Autonomy of the Subfield of Learned Law, Bryant G. Garth and Yves M. Dezalay
In Search of Contemporary Legal Thought (2016)


Debt, Merit, and Equity in Higher Education Access, Jonathan D. Glater

Student Debt and the Siren Song of Systemic Risk, Jonathan D. Glater
53 Harv. J. on Legis. 99 (2016)

When a Reporter Enters a Bamboo Grove: Reflections on Serial, Jonathan D. Glater
13 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 503 (2016)

Marital Rape: The Long Arch of Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
109 Am. J. Int'l L. (2016)


The Pregnancy Penalty, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
26 Health Matrix: J. L.-Med. 17 (2016)

Vulnerable Subjects: Why Does Informed Consent Matter?, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
44 J. L. Med. & Ethics (2016)

No Immunity: Race, Class, and Civil Liberties in Times of Health Crisis, Michele Bratcher Goodwin and Erwin Chemerinsky
Harv. L. Rev. 956 (2016)


Constitutional Exceptionalism, Michele Bratcher Goodwin and Allison M. Whelan
4 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1287 (2016)

After Scalia: The Future of United States Election Law, Richard L. Hasen
Amerika Ho (2016)

Celebrity Justice: Supreme Court Edition, Richard L. Hasen
19 Green Bag 2D 157 (2016)

Election Law’s Path in the Roberts Court’s First Decade: A Sharp Right Turn but with Speed Bumps and Surprising Twists, Richard L. Hasen
68 Stan. L. Rev. 1597 (2016)

Essay: Softening Voter ID Laws Through Litigation: Is It Enough?, Richard L. Hasen
Wis. L. Rev. (2016)

Reining in the Purcell Principle, Richard L. Hasen
43 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. (2016)

The Council and the Court: Law and Politics in the Rise of the International Criminal Court, David Kaye
94 Tex. L. Rev. 713 (2016)

Productivity and Affinity in the Age of Dignity, Stephen Lee
114 Mich. L. Rev. 1137 (2016)


How the Sentencing Commission Does and Does Not Matter in Beckles v. United States, Leah M. Litman
165 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online (2016)

Inventing Equal Sovereignty, Leah M. Litman
114 Mich. L. Rev. 1207 (2016)

Jurisdiction and Resentencing: How Prosecutorial Waiver Can Offer Remedies Congress Has Denied, Leah M. Litman and Luke C. Beasley
101 Cornell L. Rev. Online 91 (2016)


What Lurks Below Beckles, Leah M. Litman and Shakeer Rahman

Crashing Memory 2.0: False Memories in Adults for an Upsetting Childhood Event, Elizabeth F. Loftus and Lawrence Patihis
30 Applied Cognitive Psychol. 41 (2016)

Ethical Ordering in Transnational Legal Practice? A Review of Catherine A. Rogers's Ethics in International Arbitration, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
29 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 207 (2016)

Is ODR ADR? Reflections of an ADR Founder from 15th ODR Conference, the Hague, the Netherlands, 22-23 May 2016, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
3 Int'l J. Online Disp. Resol. 4 (2016)

The Case for Mediation: The Things that Mediators Should Be Learning and Doing, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
82 Arbitration: Int'l J. Arbitration, Mediation & Dispute 22 (2016)


Termination Formalities and Notice, R. Anthony Reese
96 B.U. L. Rev. 895 (2016)

Alternatives for Regulatory Governance Under TTIP: Building from the Past, Gregory C. Shaffer
Colum. J. Eur. L. (2016)

Theorizing Transnational Legal Ordering, Gregory C. Shaffer
Annual Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. (2016)

With, Within, and Beyond the State: The Promise and Limits of Transnational Legal Ordering, Gregory C. Shaffer and Terence C. Halliday
University of California, Irvine School of Law & Legal Studies Research Paper Series (2016)

FTA Law in WTO Dispute Settlement: Peru-Additional Duty and the Fragmentation of Trade Law, Gregory C. Shaffer and L. Alan Winters
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2016)


The Extensive (But Fragile) Authority of the WTO Appellate Body, Gregory Shaffer, Manfred Elsig, and Sergio Puig

Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman, Kenneth W. Simons
102 Va. L. Rev. Online 85 (2016)

Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment, Kenneth W. Simons, Matthew R. Ginther, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Francis X. Shen, Own D. Jones, and Rene Marios
36 J. Neuroscience 9420 (2016)

Mirandizing Family Justice, Jane K. Stoever
39 Harvard J.L. & Gender 189 (2016)

Finding Rights Among the Wreckage, Eda Katharine Tinto
35 Crim. Just. Ethics 142 (2016)

Policing the Immigrant Identity, Eda Katharine Tinto
68 Fla. L. Rev. (2016)

Policing the Immigrant Identity, E. Katharine Tinto
68 Fla. L. Rev. (2016)

Access vs. Justice: Customary Courts and Political Abuse--Lessons from Malawi's Local Courts Act, Janine Ubink
64 Am. J. Comp. L. 745 (2016)

Weak Enforcement, Strong Deterrence : Dialogues with Chinese Lawyers About Tax Evasion and Compliance, Benjamin van Rooij
41 Law & Soc. Inquiry 288 (2016)

Rule Orientation and Behavior: Development and Validation of a Scale Measuring Individual Acceptance of Rule Violation, Benjamin van Rooij, Adam Fine, Yuval Feldman, Shaul Shalvi, Eline Scheper, Margarita Leib, and Elizabeth Cauffman
22 Psychol. Pub. Pol'y & L. 314 (2016)

Supplement to Donald Earl Childress III, Michael D. Ramsey & Christopher A. Whytock, Transnational Law and Practice (2015), Christopher A. Whytock, Donald Earl Childress III, and Michael D. Ramsey

The Judgment Enforceability Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Analysis, Christopher A. Whytock and Tarik Hansen
101 Iowa L. Rev. 923 (2016)

Submissions from 2015


Foreword: Criminal Justice for Those (Still) at the Margins—Addressing Hidden Forms of Bias and the Politics of Which Lives Matter, Mario L. Barnes
5 UCI L. Rev. 711 (2015)

Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship (Book Review), Mario L. Barnes
49 Law & Soc'y Rev. 279 (2015)