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 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)


Statutory Analysis: Using Criminal Law to Highlight Issues in Statutory Interpretation, Jennifer M. Chacón
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 131 (2011)


A Defense of the Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate, Erwin Chemerinsky
62 Mercer L. Rev. 618 (2011)

Formalism without a Foundation: Stern v. Marshall, Erwin Chemerinsky
2011 Sup. Ct. Rev. 183 (2011)


Keynote Speech: Reimagining Law Schools?, Erwin Chemerinsky
96 Iowa L. Rev. 1461 (2011)


Not a Free Speech Court, Erwin Chemerinsky
53 Ariz. L. Rev. 723 (2011)


Stanching the Cash Flow, Erwin Chemerinsky
22 Am. Prospect 51 (2011)


Supreme Court—October Term 2009 Foreword: Conservative Judicial Activism , Erwin Chemerinsky


Symposium on State Court Funding: Keynote Address, Erwin Chemerinsky
100 Ky. L.J. 743 (2011)


The Ideal Law School for the 21st Century, Erwin Chemerinsky
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1 (2011)


The Roberts Court and Freedom of Speech, Erwin Chemerinsky
63 63 Federal Communications Law Journal 579 (2011) (2011)


The Supreme Court 2009 Term Overview and 2010 Term Preview, Erwin Chemerinsky, Joan Biskupic, Martin A. Schwartz, and Leon Friedman


AALS Hot Topic Panel Question & Answer Session, Erwin Chemerinsky, Brad Joondeph, Randy E. Barnett, David G. Oedel, and Gillian Metzger
62 Mercer L. Rev. 650 (2011)


UCI Law: The First Half Century, Joseph F.C. DiMento
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 25 (2011)

Diritto ambientale e governance nei mari regionali: il caso del Mar dei Caraibi (Environmental Law and Governance in the Regional Seas: The Caribbean Case), Joseph F.C. DiMento and Alexis Hickman
26 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 711 (2011)


Three Vital Issues: Incorporation of the Second Amendment, Federal Government Power, and Separation of Powers - October 2009 Term, Michael C. Dorf and Erwin Chemerinsky


The Failing Faith in Class Actions: Wal-Mart v. Dukes and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky

The Anti-Subordination Principle of Labor Preemption, Catherine L. Fisk
5 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 17 (2011)


The Role of Private Intellectual Property Rights in Markets for Labor and Ideas: Screen Credit and the Writers Guild of America, 1938-2000, Catherine L. Fisk


Foreword: "Law As…": Theory and Method in Legal History, Catherine L. Fisk and Robert W. Gordon
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 519 (2011)

Imagine a World Where Employers are Required to Bargain with Minority Unions, Catherine L. Fisk and Xenia Tashlitsky
27 J. Lab. & Emp. L. 1 (2011)


From Macerate to Carnegie: Very Different Movements for Curricular Reform, Bryant G. Garth
17 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. 261 (2011)

Hegemonic Battles, Professional Rivalries, and the International Division of Labor in the Market for the Import and Export of State-Governing Expertise, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay
5 Int'l Pol. Soc. 276 (2011)

State Politics and Legal Markets, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay
10 Comp. Soc. 38 (2011)


The Other Big Test: Why Congress Should Allow College Students to Borrow More through Financial Aid Programs, Jonathan D. Glater
14 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 11 (2011)

2010-2011 National Health Law Moot Court Competition, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
32 J. Legal Med. 345 (2011)

Relational Markets and Justice Paradoxes, Michele Bratcher Goodwin
78 Soc. Res. 829 (2011)

Capacity and Autonomy: A Thought Experiment on Minors’ Access to Assisted Reproductive Technology, Michele Bratcher Goodwin and Naomi Duke
34 Harv. J.L. & Gender 503 (2011)

Citizens United and the Illusion of Coherence, Richard L. Hasen
109 Mich. L. Rev. 581 (2011)

Citizens United and the Orphaned Antidistortion Rationale, Richard L. Hasen
27 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 989 (2011)

The Supreme Court’s Shrinking Election Law Docket: A Legacy of Bush v. Gore or Fear of the Roberts Court?, Richard L. Hasen
10 Election L.J. 325 (2011)

Battered and Convicted – One State’s Efforts to Provide Effective Relief, Carrie Hempel
25 Crim. Just. 24 (2011)


Writing on a Blank Slate: Drafting a Blueprint for Experiential Learning at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, Carrie Hempel
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 147 (2011)

Who’s Afraid of the International Criminal Court, David Kaye
90 Foreign Aff. 118 (2011)


On the Edge: Declining Marginal Utility and Tax Policy, Sarah B. Lawsky
95 Minn. L. Rev. 904 (2011)


Monitoring Immigration Enforcement, Stephen Lee
53 Ariz. L. Rev. 1089 (2011)

A Martian Named Heinlein, Christopher R. Leslie
52 Extrapolation 126 (2011)


Antitrust, Inequitable Conduct, and the Intent to Deceive the Patent Office, Christopher R. Leslie
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 323 (2011)

Patent Tying, Price Discrimination, and Innovation, Christopher R. Leslie
77 Antitrust L.J. 811 (2011)

The Firm as Cartel Manager, Christopher R. Leslie and Herbert J. Hovenkamp
64 Vand. L. Rev. 811 (2011)


Collaborating to Deter Potential Public Enemies: Social Science and the Law, Elizabeth F. Loftus and Gilbert Geis
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 175 (2011)


Scaling Up Deliberative Democracy as Dispute Resolution in Healthcare Reform: A Work in Progress , Carrie Menkel-Meadow

The NRLA’s Legacy: Collective or Individual Dispute Resolution or Not?, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
26 J. Lab. & Emp. L. 249 (2011)


Why and How to Study "Transnational" Law, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 97 (2011)

The Future of U.S. Housing Finance: Five Points of View, David Min, Emile J. Brinkmann, Laurie S. Goodman, James B. Lockhart, Edward J. Pinto, Alex J. Pollock, Peter J. Wallison, and Henry A. Davis
17 J. Structured Fin. 36 (2011)

Convincing Elites, Controlling Elites, Douglas NeJaime
54 Stud. L. Pol. & Soc'y 175 (2011)

Winning Through Losing, Douglas NeJaime
96 Iowa L. Rev. 941 (2011)


The Pretend Solution: An Empirical Study of Bankruptcy Outcomes, Katherine M. Porter
90 Tex. L. Rev. 103 (2011)


The Relationship Between the ISP Safe Harbors and Liability for Inducement, R. Anthony Reese
2011 Stanford Tech. L. Rev. 8 (2011)

Arrest Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment, L. Song Richardson
95 Minn. L. Rev. 2035 (2011)

The Collection Gap: Underenforcement of Corporate and White-Collar Fines and Penalties, Ezra Ross and Martin Pritikin
29 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 453 (2011)

Transnational Recursivity Theory: A Review Essay of Halliday & Carruthers' Bankrupt, Gregory C. Shaffer
9 Socio-Econ. Rev. 371 (2011)

Criminalizing Cartels: A Global Trend?, Gregory C. Shaffer and Nathaniel H. Nesbitt
12 Sedona Conf. J. 313 (2011)


Hard Versus Soft Law In International Security, Gregory C. Shaffer and Mark A. Pollack

Interpretation and Institutional Choice at the WTO, Gregory C. Shaffer and Joel Trachtman
52 Va. J. Int'l L. 103 (2011)

When is Negligent Inadvertence Culpable? Introduction to Symposium, Negligence in Criminal Law and Morality, Kenneth W. Simons
5 Crim. L. Phil. 97 (2011)


Our Institutional Commitment to Teach about the Legal Profession, Ann Southworth and Catherine L. Fisk
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 73 (2011)

Political Lawyers: The Structure of a National Network, Ann Southworth, Anthony Paik, and John P. Heinz
36 Law & Soc. Inquiry 892 (2011)

Freedom from Violence: Using the Stages of Change Model to Realize the Promise of Civil Protection Orders, Jane K. Stoever
72 Ohio St. L.J. 303 (2011)


The Academic Law Library in the 21st Century: Still the Heart of the Law School, Beatrice A. Tice
1 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 159 (2011)

Shenmo Shi Falu Fuquan? Guoji Falu Hezuo De Quanli Yu Jiejin Zhengyi (What is Legal Empowerment? International Legal Development Cooperation and Access to Justice), Benjamin van Rooij

The Evolving Forum Shopping System, Christopher A. Whytock
96 Cornell L. Rev. 481 (2011)

Forum Non Conveniens and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Christopher A. Whytock and Cassandra Burke Robertson
111 Colum. L. Rev. 1444 (2011)

Submissions from 2010

Blues Lives: Promises and Perils of Musical Copyright, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
27 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 573 (2010)

Financial Firewalls: The Credit Crisis and Network Contagion, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
4 Entrepreneurial Bus. L.J. 305 (2010)

Networks, Risk, and Financial Market Regulation, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
29 J. Fin. Transformation 71 (2010)

Risky Business: The Credit Crisis and Failure, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
104 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 398 (2010)

YouTube, UGC, and Digital Music: Competing Business and Cultural Models in the Internet Age, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
104 Nw. U. L. Rev. 431 (2010)

Comment: Racial Paradox in a Law and Society Odyssey, Mario L. Barnes
44 Law & Soc'y Rev. 469 (2010)

A Post–Race Equal Protection, Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Trina Jones
98 Geo. L.J. 967 (2010)


Authorization and Governance in Virtual Worlds, Dan L. Burk
15 First Monday (2010)

Cybermarks, Dan L. Burk
94 Minn. L. Rev. 1375 (2010)

Materiality and Textuality in Digital Rights Management, Dan L. Burk
27 Computers & Composition 225 (2010)

Assisted Migration: Redefining Nature and Natural Resource Law Under Climate Change, Alejandro E. Camacho
27 Yale J. on Reg. 171 (2010)

Reassessing Conservation Goals in a Changing Climate, Alejandro E. Camacho, Holly Doremus, Jason S. McLachlan, and Ben A. Minteer
26 Issues Sci. & Tech. 21 (2010)


Collaborative Planning and Adaptive Management in Glen Canyon: A Cautionary Tale, Alejandro E. Camacho, Lawrence E. Susskind, and Todd Schenk
35 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 1 (2010)


Border Exceptionalism in the Era of Moving Borders, Jennifer M. Chacon
38 Fordham Urb. L.J. 129 (2010)


Tensions and Trade-Offs: Protecting Trafficking Victims in the Era of Immigration Enforcement , Jennifer M. Chacon


A Diversion of Attention? Immigration Courts and the Adjudication of Fourth and Fifth Amendment Rights, Jennifer M. Chacón

A Progressive Visionary: Stephen Reinhardt and the First Amendment, Erwin Chemerinsky
120 Yale L.J. 515 (2010)


The Future of the First Amendment, Erwin Chemerinsky
46 Willamette L. Rev. 623 (2010)