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 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 12 Crim. L. & Phil. 439 (2017)


Parental Abduction and the State Intervention Paradox, Jane K. Stoever 92 Wash. L. Rev. 861 (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 Calif. L. Rev. 201 (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 U.C. Irvine Sch. L. Res. 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)


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

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)


The Judgment Enforceability Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Analysis, Tarik Hansen and Christopher A. Whytock 101 Iowa L. Rev. 923 (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 22 Colum. J. Eur. L. 403 (2016)


Theorizing Transnational Legal Ordering, Gregory C. Shaffer 12 Annual Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. 231 (2016)


With, Within, and Beyond the State: The Promise and Limits of Transnational Legal Ordering, Gregory C. Shaffer and Terence C. Halliday The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law 987 (2016)


The Rise and Fall of Trade and Monetary Legal Orders: From the Interwar Period to Today's Global Imbalances, Gregory C. Shaffer and Michael Waibel Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Legal Experimentation in Global Markets 289 (2016)


FTA Law in WTO Dispute Settlement: Peru-Additional Duty and the Fragmentation of Trade Law, Gregory C. Shaffer and L. Alan Winters 16 World Trade Rev. 303 (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, Katie Tinto 68 Fla. L. Rev. 819 (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)


Conflict of Laws, Global Governance, and Transnational Legal Order, Christopher A. Whytock 1 U.C. Irvine J. Int'l Transnat'l & Comp. L. 117 (2016)


Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Governance, Rights, and the Market for Dispute Resolution Services, Christopher A. Whytock The Transformation of Enforcement: European Economic Law in Global Perspective 47 (2016)


Toward a New Dialogue between Conflict of Laws and International Law, Christopher A. Whytock 110 AJIL 150 (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)


Taking a Stand?: An Initial Assessment of the Social and Racial Effects of Recent Innovation in Self-Defense Laws, Mario L. Barnes 83 Fordham L. Rev. 3179 (2015)


Judging Opportunity Lost: Assessing the Viability of Race-Based Affirmative Action After Fisher v. University of Texas, Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig 62 UCLA L. Rev. 272 (2015)

Diversity Levers, Dan L. Burk 23 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y (2015)


Dolly and Alice, Dan L. Burk 2 J. L. & Biosciences (2015)


Inventing Around Copyright, Dan L. Burk

Patents as Data Aggregators in Personalized Medicine, Dan L. Burk B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. (2015)

The 'Creating Around' Paradox, Dan L. Burk 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 118 (2015)


Going the Way of the Dodo: De-Extinction, Dualisms, and Reframing Conservation, Alejandro E. Camacho


Lessons from Area-Wide, Multi-Agency Habitat Conservation Plans in California, Alejandro E. Camacho, Elizabeth M. Taylor, and Melissa L. Kelly CLEANR Workshop Roundtable Report (2015)

Measuring Judging, Erwin Chemerinsky 99 Judicature 74 (2015)

The Return of the Jedi: The Progressive October 2014 Term, Erwin Chemerinsky 18 Green Bag 2d 363 (2015)

Cooperative Federalism and Marijuana Regulation, Erwin Chemerinsky, Jolene Forman, Allen Hopper, and Sam Kamin 62 UCLA L. Rev. 74 (2015)


Equal Sovereignty as a Right Against a Remedy, Seth Davis

Standing Doctrine’s State Action Problem, Seth Davis 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. (2015)


Laudato si’, Joseph F.C. DiMento 57 Env't: Sci. & Pol'y for Sustainable Dev. 9 (2015)

Law and the Evolving Shape of Labor: Narratives of Expansion and Retrenchment, Catherine Fisk 11 L. Culture & Human. 17 (2015)

The People's Network: The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age, Catherine Fisk 101 J. Am. Hist. 1284 (2015)

Harris v. Quinn and the Contradictions of Compelled Speech, Catherine L. Fisk and Margaux Poueymirou 48 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. (2015)

Labor Protest Under the New First Amendment, Catherine Fisk and Jessica Rutter 36 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 277 (2015)

Notes Toward an Understanding of the U.S. Market in Foreign LL.M. Students: From the British Empire and the Inns of Court to the U.S. LL.M, Bryant G. Garth 22 Ind. J. Global L. Studies 67 (2015)

Private Offerings and Public Ends: Reconsidering the Regime for Classification of Investors Under the Securities Act of 1933, Jonathan D. Glater 48 Conn. L. Rev. 355 (2015)

Invisible Women: Mass Incarceration's Forgotten Casualties, Michele Bratcher Goodwin 94 Tex. L. Rev. (2015)