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 2009


Photographs of Public Domain Paintings: How, If At All, Should we Protect Them?, R. Anthony Reese
34 J. Corp. L. 1033 (2009)


The Relationship Between the ISP Safe Harbors and the Ordinary Rules of Copyright Liability, R. Anthony Reese
32 Colum. J.L. & Arts 427 (2009)

Mistake of Fact or Mistake of Criminal Law? Explaining and Defending the Distinction, Kenneth W. Simons
3 Crim. L. Phil. 213 (2009)

Retributivists Need Not and Should Not Endorse the Subjectivist Account of Punishment, Kenneth W. Simons
109 Colum. L. Rev. Sidebar 1 (2009)

The Restatement (Third) of Torts and Traditional Strict Liability: Robust Rationales, Slender Doctrines, Kenneth W. Simons
44 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1355 (2009)

The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law, Steven M. Teles, Ann Southworth
124 Pol. Sci. Q. 548 (2009)

Stories Absent from the Courtroom: Responding to Domestic Violence in the Context of HIV and AIDS, Jane K. Stoever
87 N.C. L. Rev. 1157 (2009)

The Privatization of Public Legal Rights: How Manufacturers Construct the Meaning of Consumer Law, Shauhin A. Talesh
43 Law & Soc'y Rev. 527 (2009)

Marketing Period Risk in a Portfolio Context: Comment and Extension, Kerry Vandell, Zhenguo Lin, and Yingchung Liu
38 J. Real Est. Fin. & Econ. 183 (2009)

Zhiqiongren De Sifa, Zixia Er Shang De Falu Fazhan He Zuo (Justice for the Poor, Bottom-up Legal Development Cooperation), Benjamin van Rooij

Changes in Enforcement Styles Among Environmental Enforcement Officials in China, Benjamin van Rooij, Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, and Gerald E. Fryxell
41 Env't & Plan. A 2706 (2009)

Domestic Courts and Global Governance, Christopher A. Whytock
84 Tul. L. Rev. 67 (2009)

Legal Origins, Functionalism, and the Future of Comparative Law, Christopher A. Whytock
2009 BYU L. Rev. 1879 (2009)

Myth of Mess? International Choice of Law in Action, Christopher A. Whytock
84 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 719 (2009)

The Arbitration–Litigation Relationship in Transnational Dispute Resolution: Empirical Insights from the U.S. Federal Courts, Christopher A. Whytock
2 World Arb. & Mediation Rev. 39 (2009)

Submissions from 2008

Law Clinics and Collective Mobilization, Sameer M. Ashar
355 Clinical L. Rev. (2008)


Entering Unprecedented Terrain: Charting a Method To Reduce Madness in Post-9/11 Power and Rights Conflicts, Mario L. Barnes and F. Greg Bowman

Entering Unprecedented Terrain: Charting a Method to Reduce Madness in Post–9/11 Power and Rights Conflicts, Mario L. Barnes and F. Greg Bowman
62 U. Miami L. Rev. 365 (2008)

Ethical Approaches to Robotic Data Gathering in Academic Research, Dan L. Burk
1 Int'l J. Internet Res. Ethics 9 (2008)

Information Ethics and the Law of Data Representations, Dan L. Burk
10 Ethics & Info. Tech. 135 (2008)


The Mereology of Digital Copyright, Dan L. Burk

The Role of Patent Law in Knowledge Codification, Dan L. Burk
23 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1009 (2008)


The Role of Patent Law in Knowledge Codification, Dan L. Burk


Beyond Conjecture: Learning About Ecosystem Management from the Glen Canyon Dam Experiment, Alejandro E. Camacho


Climate Change and Regulatory Fragmentation in the Great Lakes Basin, Alejandro E. Camacho
17 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 139 (2008)


Civil Rights, Immigrants’ Rights, Human Rights: Lessons from the Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jennifer M. Chacon
32 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 465 (2008)


Race as a Diagnostic Tool: Latinas/os and Higher Education in California, Post-209, Jennifer M. Chacon


Citizenship and Family: Revisiting Dred Scott, Jennifer M. Chacón

An Overview of the October 2006 Supreme Court Term, Erwin Chemerinsky
23 Touro L. Rev. 731 (2008)


How will Morse v. Frederick be Applied?, Erwin Chemerinsky
12 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 17 (2008)


Protecting Truthful Speech: Narrowing the Tort of Public Disclosure of Private Facts, Erwin Chemerinsky
11 Chap. L. Rev. 423 (2008)


Restoring Separation of Powers, Erwin Chemerinsky
35 Hum. Rts. 6 (2008)


Rethinking Legal Education, Erwin Chemerinsky
43 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 595 (2008)

Supreme Court Review: Symposium Foreword, Erwin Chemerinsky
43 Tulsa L. Rev. 627 (2008)


Symposium Foreword, Erwin Chemerinsky


The Essential but Inherently Limited Role of the Courts in Prison Reform, Erwin Chemerinsky

The Essential but Inherently Limited Role of the Courts in Prison Reform, Erwin Chemerinsky
13 Berkeley J. Crim. L. 307 (2008)

The Roberts Court at Age Three, Erwin Chemerinsky
54 Wayne L. Rev. 947 (2008)

Washington v. Glucksberg was Tragically Wrong, Erwin Chemerinsky
106 Mich. L. Rev. 1501 (2008)


When It Matters Most, It is Still the Kennedy Court, Erwin Chemerinsky
11 Green Bag 2D 427 (2008)


Why Church and State Should Be Separate, Erwin Chemerinsky

Why Church and State Should be Separate, Erwin Chemerinsky
49 William & Mary L. Rev. 2193 (2008)

Constitutional Problems in the 2005 Bankruptcy Amendments, Erwin Chemerinsky and Samuel L. Bufford
82 Am. Bankr. L.J. 1 (2008)

California, Climate Change, and the Constitution, Erwin Chemerinsky, Brigham Daniels, Brettny Hardy, Tim Profeta, Christopher H. Schroeder, and Neil S. Siegel
25 Envtl. F. 50 (2008)


Symposium Transcript: Left Out in the Cold? The Chilling of Speech, Association, and the Press in Post-9/11 America: Secrecy and Barriers to Open Government, Erwin Chemerinsky, Glenn M. Sulmasy, and David M. Hardy
57 Am. U. L. Rev. 1203 (2008)

Elementi Per Una Normativa Efficace In Campo Ambientale, Joseph F.C. DiMento
23 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 919 (2008)

Esiste Piu Di Un Modo Per Risovere Un Problema: Cambio Di Clima Neglistatiti Uniti: Ultimi da ti Prima Dell Insediamento della Nuova Amministrazione (There Is More than One Way to Skin a Cat, Climate Change in the United States: Ongoing Activity Prior to the Inauguration of a New Administration), Joseph F.C. DiMento
23 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 499 (2008)

Segnali Contradditorri: Evoluzione Della Politica Climatic Canadese, Joseph F.C. DiMento
23 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 695 (2008)

Environmental Cooperation in the (Partially) Disaggregated State: Lessons from the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America, Joseph F.C. DiMento and Neil Craik
8 Chi. J. Int'l L. 479 (2008)

Regionalismo, Cambiamento Climatico e Nord America (Regionalism, Climate Change and North America), Joseph F.C. DiMento and Neil Craik
23 Rivista Giuridica dell'Ambiente 1067 (2008)

After Inclusion, Catherine L. Fisk
4 Ann. Rev. Law & Soc. Sci. 83 (2008)

Labor Markets, Income Inequality and Globalization, Catherine L. Fisk
15 Geo. J. Poverty & Inequality 475 (2008)


Response: Thoughts on Treating Union Representation Processes as a Market in Need of Legally Required Disclosure of Information, Catherine L. Fisk
94 Va. L. Rev. Brief 1 (2008)


Preemption and Civic Democracy in the Battle over Wal–Mart, Catherine L. Fisk and Michael M. Oswalt
92 Minn. L. Rev. 1502 (2008)


Foreword: The Low–Wage Worker: Legal Rights – Legal Realities, Catherine L. Fisk, Bryan M. Seiler, and Laura J. Cooper
92 Minn. L. Rev. 1289 (2008)

Moral Imperialism, Bryant G. Garth and Yves Dezalay
171-172 Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales 40 (2008)

Law, Class, and Imperialism, Bryant G. Garth and Yves M. Dezalay

Beyond Incoherence: The Roberts Court’s Deregulatory Turn in FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Richard L. Hasen
92 Minn. L. Rev. 1064 (2008)

Justice Souter: Campaign Finance Law’s Emerging Egalitarian, Richard L. Hasen
1 Alb. Gov't L. Rev. 169 (2008)

Political Equality, the Internet, and Campaign Finance Regulation, Richard L. Hasen
6 Forum Article 7 (2008)

Too Plain for Argument? The Uncertain Congressional Power to Require Parties to Choose Presidential Nominees Through Direct and Equal Primaries, Richard L. Hasen
102 Nw. U. L. Rev. 2009 (2008)

When ‘Legislature’ May Mean More than ‘Legislature’: Initiated Electoral College Reform and the Ghost of Bush v. Gore, Richard L. Hasen
35 Hastings Const. L.Q. 599 (2008)

Of War and Law, David Kaye
102 Am. J. Int'l Law 400 (2008)


Fairly Random: On Compensating Audited Taxpayers, Sarah B. Lawsky
41 Conn. L. Rev. 161 (2008)

Money for Nothing: Charitable Deductions for Microfinance Lenders, Sarah B. Lawsky
61 SMU L. Rev. 525 (2008)

Intellectual Property and Development at WHO and WIPO, Jack I. Lerner
34 Am. J. L. & Med. 257 (2008)

Taking the 'Long View' on the Fourth Amendment: Stored Records and the Sanctity of the Home, Jack I. Lerner
2008 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. (2008)


Cartels, Agency Costs, and Finding Virtue in Faithless Agents, Christopher R. Leslie

De Facto Detrebling: The Rush to Settlement in Antitrust Class Action Litigation, Christopher R. Leslie
50 Ariz. L. Rev. 1009 (2008)

Patents of Damocles, Christopher R. Leslie
83 Ind. L.J. 133 (2008)


Patents of Damocles, Christopher R. Leslie
83 83 Indiana Law Journal 133 (2008) (2008)

Categorical Analysis in Antitrust Jurisprudence, Christopher R. Leslie and Mark A. Lemley
93 Iowa L. Rev. 1207 (2008)

Getting to ‘Let’s Talk’: Comments on Collaborative Environmental Dispute Resolution Processes, Carrie Menkel-Meadow
8 Nev. L.J. 835 (2008)


Getting to "Let's Talk": Comments on Collaborative Environmental Dispute Resolution Processes, Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Bankrupt Profits: The Credit Industry’s Business Model for Postbankruptcy Lending, Katherine Porter
93 Iowa L. Rev. 1369 (2008)

Misbehavior and Mistaken Bankruptcy Mortgage Claims, Katherine Porter
87 Tex. L. Rev. 121 (2008)

The Debt Dilemma, Katherine Porter
106 Mich. L. Rev. 1167 (2008)


Saving Homes in Bankruptcy: Housing Affordability and Loan Modification, Katherine Porter, John Eggum, and Tara Twomey
2008 Utah L. Rev. 1123 (2008)

Did Bankruptcy Reform Fail? An Empirical Study of Consumer Debtors, Katherine M. Porter, Robert M. Lawless, Angela K. Littwin, John A. E. Pottow, Deborah Thorne, and Elizabeth Warren
82 Am. Bankr. L.J. 349 (2008)


Transformativeness and the Derivative Work Right, R. Anthony Reese
31 Colum. J.L. & Arts 101 (2008)


Due Process for the Global Crime Age: A Proposal, L. Song Richardson


Convicting the Innocent in Transnational Criminal Cases: A Comparative Institutional Analysis Approach to the Problem, L. Song Richardson


When Human Experimentation is Criminal , L. Song Richardson

Self-Defense: Reasonable Beliefs or Reasonable Self-Control?, Kenneth W. Simons
11 New Crim. L. Rev. 51 (2008)

The Crime/Tort Distinction: Legal Doctrine and Normative Perspectives, Kenneth W. Simons
17 Widener L.J. 719 (2008)


Tort Negligence, Cost-Benefit Analysis, and Tradeoffs: A Closer Look at the Controversy, Kenneth W. Simons

Subprime Lending and the Housing Bubble: Tail Wags Dog?, Kerry D. Vandell, Major Coleman, and Michael LaCour-Little
17 J. Hous. Econ. 272 (2008)

Estimating Property Values by Replication: An Alternative to the Traditional Grid and Regression Methods, Kerry Vandell, Tsong-Yue Lai, Ko Wang, and Gerd Welke
30 J. Real Est. Res. 441 (2008)

De Autoritaire Rechtsstaat, Chinese Recht Gevangen in Transitie, Benjamin van Rooij
62 Int'l Spectator 135 (2008)

Van Yi naar Yi: Rechtsbescherming tegen de Overheid in China (From Yi to Yi, Legal Protection Against the Government in China), Benjamin van Rooij


Litigation, Arbitration, and the Transnational Shadow of Law, Christopher A. Whytock

Taking Causality Seriously in Comparative Constitutional Law: Insights from Comparative Politics and Comparative Political Economy, Christopher A. Whytock
41 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 269 (2008)

Submissions from 2007

Intellectual Property in the Context of e-Science, Dan L. Burk
12 J. Computer-Mediated Comm. 600 (2007)

Avoiding Common Problems in Using Teaching Assistants: Hard Lessons Learned from Peer Teaching Theory and Experience, Rachel Croskery-Roberts and Ted Becker
13 Legal Writing: J. Legal Writing Inst. 269 (2007)

Submissions from 2006

From J.C. Bach to Hip Hop: Musical Borrowing, Copyright, and Cultural Context, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
84 N.C. L. Rev. 547 (2006)

Submissions from 1998


Virtual Exit in the Global Information Economy, Dan L. Burk