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 2015

Rule-Intermediaries in Action: How State and Business Stakeholders Influence the Meaning of Consumer Rights in Regulatory Governance Arrangements, Shauhin A. Talesh 37 Law & Pol'y 1 (2015)

Rule Conditionality, Deterrence and Compliance, Benjamin van Rooij, Adam DuPree Fine, Yuval Feldman, Shaul Shalvi, Eline Scheper, Margarita Leib, and Elizabeth Cauffman UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2015)

Rule Conditionality in Comparison: Understanding Variation and Effects of Justifications for Violating the Law, Benjamin van Rooij, Adam DuPree Fine, Margarita Leib, Shaul Shalvi, Yuval Feldman, Yanyan Zhang, Yunmei Wu, Eline Scheper, Zhang Qian, and Wanhong Zhang UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2015)

Prosecutorial Regulation in the Global South: Environmental Civil Litigation by Prosecutors in China Compared to Brazil, Benjamin van Rooij and Yifan Shi Reg. & Governance (2015)

Piracy by Approval Social Norms, Deterrence, and Copyright Compliance in China, Benjamin van Rooij, Yunmei Wu, and Adam DuPree Fine UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2015)

Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost-Benefit Decisions about Pesticides by Chinese Farmers, Benjamin van Rooij, Huiqi Yan, and Jeroen Van der Heijden 37 Law & Pol'y 240 (2015)

Symmetric and Asymmetric Motivations for Compliance and Violation: A Crisp Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (csQCA) of Chinese farmers, Benjamin van Rooij, Huiqi Yan, and Jeroen Van der Heijden Reg. & Governance (2015)

The Enforcement-Compliance Paradox: Lessons About Matching Regulatory Priorities to Compliance Motivations from Pesticide Regulation in China, Benjamin van Rooij, Huiqi Yan, and Jeroen Van der Heijden UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2015)

Conflict of Laws and Transnational Legal Order, Christopher A. Whytock 1 U.C. Irvine J. Int'l Transnat'l & Comp. L. (2015)

Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Comparative Institutional Competence, Christopher A. Whytock and Adam S. Chilton 163 U. Pa. L. Rev. 411 (2015)

Submissions from 2014

A Musical Work is a Set of Instructions, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 52 Hous. L. Rev. 467 (2014)

Enduring Hierarchies in American Legal Education, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Andrew P. Morriss, and William D. Henderson 89 Ind. L.J. 941 (2014)


It’s Time for Postal Banking, Mehrsa Baradaran 127 HARV. L. REV. F. 165 (2014)


Regulation by Hypothetical, Mehrsa Baradaran 67 VAND. L. REV. 1247 (2014)


Copyright and the Architecture of Digital Delivery, Dan L. Burk 19 First Monday (2014)

Means and Meaning in Patent Remedies, Dan L. Burk 92 Tex. L. Rev. See Also 13 (2014)

The Curious Incident of the Supreme Court in Myriad Genetics, Dan L. Burk 90 Notre Dame L. Rev. (2014)

The Inventive Concept in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int'l, Dan L. Burk 46 Int'l Rev. Intell Prop. & Competition L. (2014)


Inventing Around Copyright, Dan L. Burk

Patent Law’s Problem Children : Software and Biotechnology in Transatlantic Context, Dan L. Burk Patent Law in Global Perspective (2014)


The Curious Incident of the Supreme Court in Myriad Genetics, Dan L. Burk

Declaration on Patent Protection - Regulatory Sovereignty under TRIPS, Dan L. Burk, Matthias Lamping, Reto Hilty, Carlos M. Correa, Peter Drahos, N. S. Gopalakrishnan, Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan, Annette Kurr, Geertrui Van Overwalle, Jerome H. Reichman, and Hans Ullrich 45 Int'l Rev. Intell. Prop. & Competition L. 679 (2014)

Ancillary Patent Markets and the Firm, Dan L. Burk and Brett H. McDonnell 4 Queen Mary J. Intell. Prop. 118 (2014)

Patents as Genre: A Prospectus, Dan L. Burk and Jessica Reyman 26 Law & Literature 163 (2014)

Managing Adaptation: Developing a Learning Infrastructure in the United States’ Federal System, Alejandro E. Camacho Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Change 44 (2014)

Maintaining Resilience in the Face of Climate Change, Alejandro E. Camacho and T. Douglas Beard Social-Ecological Resilience and Law (2014)


Functional Government in 3-D: A Framework for Evaluating Allocations of Government Authority, Alejandro E. Camacho and Robert L. Glicksman 51 Harv. J. on Legis. 19 (2014)


Immigration Detention: No Turning Back?, Jennifer M. Chacon 113 S. Atlantic Q. 621 (2014)


Absolute Immunity: General Principles and Recent Developments, Erwin Chemerinsky


An Overview of the October 2006 Supreme Court Term, Erwin Chemerinsky

Appearances Can Be Deceiving: October Term 2013 Moved the Law to the Right, Erwin Chemerinsky 17 Green Bag 2D 389 (2014)

Law Review Symposium 2014 — Keynote by Erwin Chemerinsky, Erwin Chemerinsky 48 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 447 (2014)

Federalism from the Neighborhood Up: Los Angeles's Neighborhood Councils, Minority Representation, and Democratic Legitimacy, Erwin Chemerinsky and Sam Kleiner 32 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 569 (2014)

Implied Public Rights of Action, Seth Davis 114 Colum. L. Rev. 1 (2014)

Presidential Government and the Law of Property, Seth Davis 2014 Wis. L. Rev. 471 (2014)


The False Promise of Fiduciary Government, Seth Davis

Tribal Rights of Action, Seth Davis 45 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 499 (2014)

In Caso Tronox (The Old Kerr-McGee/Tronox Case: 'Securing Environmental Justice?' Tronox Inc., et al., and United States v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., et al., Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding No. 09-1198), Joseph F.C. DiMento 29 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 431 (2014)

Courts vs. Unions: Speech and Association Rights Under Fire, Catherine Fisk 23 New Lab. Forum 42 (2014)

The Speech and Association Rights of Employees: Implications of Knox v. SEIU, Local 1000 and Harris v. Quinn, Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2014)

Collective Actions and Joinder of Parties in Arbitration: Implications of DR Horton and Concepcion, Catherine L. Fisk 35 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 175 (2014)


Reimagining Collective Rights in the Workplace, Catherine L. Fisk


Restoring Equity in Right-to-Work Law, Catherine L. Fisk and Benjamin I. Sachs

Legal Education Reform: New Regulations, Markets, and Competing Models of Supposed Deregulation, Bryant G. Garth 83 B. Examiner 21 (2014)

Hurdles of Different Heights for Securities Fraud Litigants of Different Types, Jonathan D. Glater 2014 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 47 (2014)

'Electoral Integrity,' 'Dependence Corruption,' and What’s New Under the Sun, Richard L. Hasen 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. Online 87 (2014)

Race or Party? How Courts Should Think About Republican Efforts to Make it Harder to Vote in North Carolina and Elsewhere, Richard L. Hasen 127 Harv. L. Rev. F. 58 (2014)

Shelby County and the Illusion of Minimalism, Richard L. Hasen 22 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 713 (2014)

Super PAC Contributions, Corruption, and the Proxy War Over Coordination, Richard L. Hasen 9 Duke J. Const. L. & Pub. Pol'y 1 (2014)

Three Wrong Progressive Approaches (and One Right One) to Campaign Finance Reform, Richard L. Hasen 8 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 21 (2014)

Archiving Justice: Conceptualizing the Archives of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, David Kaye 14 Archival Sci. 381 (2014)

Corporate Parenthood: Private Equity Duties and Portfolio Company Rights, Sung Eun (Summer) Kim 34 Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 317 (2014)

Teaching Corporate Finance, Sung Eun (Summer) Kim 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. Slip Opinions 35 (2014)


Policing Wage Theft in the Day Labor Market, Stephen Lee

Law Enforcement Investigations Involving Journalists, Jack I. Lerner and Rom Bar-Nissim Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security (2014)

The Duty of Confidentiality in the Surveillance Age, Jack I. Lerner, Michael Frank, Michelle Lee, and Diana Wade 17 J. Internet L. 1 (2014)


Embracing Loving: Trait-Specific Marriage Laws and Heightened Scrutiny, Christopher R. Leslie

Antitrust Made (Too) Simple, Christopher R. Leslie 79 Antitrust L.J. 917 (2014)

Embracing Loving: Trait-Specific Marriage Laws and Heightened Scrutiny, Christopher R. Leslie 99 Cornell L. Rev. 1077 (2014)


Justice Alito’s Dissent in Loving v. Virginia , Christopher R. Leslie

Monopolization Through Patent Theft, Christopher R. Leslie 103 Geo. L.J. 47 (2014)

Response: Can Antitrust Law Incorporate Insights from Behavioral Economics?, Christopher R. Leslie 92 Tex. L. Rev. See Also 53 (2014)


Reconciling Tax Law and Securities Regulation, Omri Marian

The Function of Corporate Tax-Residence in Territorial Systems, Omri Y. Marian 18 Chapman L. Rev. 157 (2014)

Cultural Variations in Restorative/Transitional Justice: Process Pluralism, Not One Size Fits All, Carrie Menkel-Meadow UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-68 (2014)

Unsettling the Lawyers: Other Forms of Justice in Indigenous Claims of Expropriation, Abuse, and Injustice, Carrie Menkel-Meadow 64 U. Toronto L.J. 620 (2014)

Cooking up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Andrea Kupfer Schneider, James Richard Coben, Robert Dingwall, Daniel Druckman, Noam Ebner, Howard Gadlin, Christopher Honeyman, Sanda Kaufman, Michelle LeBaron, Roy J. Lewicki, David Matz, Michael L. Moffitt, Jennifer W. Reynolds, John Harington Wade, and Nancy Welsh Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-10, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-27 (2014)


Before Marriage: The Unexplored History of Nonmarital Recognition and Its Impact on Marriage, Douglas NeJaime 102 Calif. L. Rev. 87 (2014)

From Interraciality to Racial Realism, L. Song Richardson and Phillip Atiba Goff 92 Tex. L. Rev. 669 (2014)

Interrogating Racial Violence, L. Song Richardson and Phillip Atiba Goff 12 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 115 (2014)

The Attrition of Rights Under Parole, L. Song Richardson, Tonja Jacobi, and Gregory Barr 87 S. Cal. L. Rev. 887 (2014)

Indian Trade Lawyers and the Building of State Trade-Related Legal Capacity, Gregory C. Shaffer, James J. Nedumpara, and Aseema Sinha HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-14 (2014)

Empiricism, Experimentalism and Conditional Theory, Gregory C. Shaffer and Victoria Nourse 67 SMU L. Rev. 141 (2014)

Transnational Legal Ordering and Access to Medicines, Gregory C. Shaffer and Susan K. Sell Patent Law in Global Perspective (2014)

The Language of Mens Rea, Kenneth W. Simons, Matthew Ginther, Francis Shen, Richard Bonnie, Morris Hoffman, Owen Jones, and Renee Marois 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1327 (2014)

Impossible Choices: Balancing Safety and Security in Domestic Violence Representation, Bob Solomon and Camille Carey 21 Clinical L. Rev. 201 (2014)


Teach Your Children Well: Preventing Domestic Violence, Jane K. Stoever

Enjoining Abuse: The Case for Indefinite Domestic Violence Protection Orders, Jane K. Stoever 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1015 (2014)

Foreword: Why Marc Galanter's "Haves" Article is One of the Most Influential Pieces of Legal Scholarship Ever Written, Shauhin A. Talesh Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations (2014) iii (2014)

Institutional and Political Sources of Legislative Change: Explaining How Private Organizations Influence the Form and Content of Consumer Protection Litigation, Shauhin A. Talesh 39 Law & Soc. Inquiry 973 (2014)

Rights Based Empowerment: Understanding the Interaction between Power and Rights Mobilization, Benjamin van Rooij and Kathinka Furst UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2014)

Activist Acquiescence: Power, Pollution and Access to Justice in a Chinese Village, Benjamin van Rooij, Anna Lora-Wainwright, Yunmei Wu, and Yiyun Zhang UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper Series (2014)

The Authoritarian Logic of Regulatory Pluralism: Understanding China's New Environmental Actors, Benjamin van Rooij, Rachel E. Stern, and Kathinka Furst Reg. & Governance (2014)

Faith and Scepticism in Private International Law: Trust, Governance, Politics, and Foreign Judgments, Christopher A. Whytock 7 Erasmus L. Rev. 113 (2014)

Submissions from 2013


Making Music: Copyright Law and Creative Process. Chapter 4 in A Companion to Media Authorship, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa A Companion to Media Authorship (2013) (2013)

Securities Regulation of Private Offerings in the Cyberspace Era: Legal Translation, Advertising and Business Context (Cybersecurities Symposium), Olufunmilayo B. Arewa 37 U. Toledo L. Rev. 331 (2013)


Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them Without Protection, Sameer M. Ashar 47 Law & Soc'y Rev. 982 (2013)


Advancing Low-Wage Worker Organizing Through Legal Representation, Sameer M. Ashar, Fernando Flores, and Sara Feldman 47 Clearinghouse Rev. J. Poverty L. & Pol'y 313 (2013)


How the Poor Got Cut Out of Banking, Mehrsa Baradaran 62 EMORY L.J. 483 (2013)

A Tribute to Professor James E. Jones, Jr. : In Honor of an "Honor Man", Mario L. Barnes 2013 Wis. L. Rev. 693 (2013)


Qualified Immunity Developments: Not Much Hope Left for Plaintiffs, Karen Blum, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Martin A. Schwartz

Anticipating Patentable Subject Matter, Dan L. Burk 65 Stan. L. Rev. Online 109 (2013)

Are Human Genes Patentable?, Dan L. Burk 44 IIC Int'l Rev. Intell. Prop. & Competition L. 747 (2013)


Copyright and the New Materiality, Dan L. Burk 14.0 Selected Papers of Internet Research 1 (2013)

Edifying Thoughts of a Patent Watcher: The Nature of DNA, Dan L. Burk 60 UCLA L. Rev. Discourse 92 (2013)

Intellectual Property in the Cathedral, Dan L. Burk 405 Zeitschrift Für Geistiges Eigentum (J. Intell. Prop.) (2013)


Owning E-Sports: Proprietary Rights in Professional Computer Gaming, Dan L. Burk

Patent Reform in the United States: Lessons Learned, Dan L. Burk 35 Regulation 20 (2013)


Community Benefit Agreements: A Symptom, Not the Antidote, of Bilateral Land Use Regulation, Alejandro E. Camacho 78 Brook. L. Rev. 355 (2013)


Feminists at the Border: Militarism in the Work of Ann Scales, Jennifer M. Chacon 91 Denv. U. L. Rev. 85 (2013)