Faculty Scholarship

Having Her Sway

Professor Madoff influences US Senate move to reform donor-advised funds....

Professor Ray Madoff’s campaign to pry philanthropic dollars from donor-advised funds and private foundati...

Notable Faculty Publications

Katharine Young, in “The Idea of a Human Rights-Based Economic Recovery after Covid-19,” which was published in the International Journal of Public Law and Policy in 2020, provides a visionary take on a post-pandemic world. The associate dean of faculty argues that people’s rights to economic and social rights are as essential as civil and political protections. Paolo Barrozo writes, in the Yale Journal of Law and Human...

Faculty Milestones

World Views: Frank Garcia offered testimony to the European Union Commission on international investment law reform.Joan Blum presented at Tashkent State University of Law in Uzbekistan on joining theory and practice in the US legal education. Goodbyes: Kari Hong, who founded BC Law’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Program in which her students prevailed in 10 of the 14 decided cases, has moved to Montana. Business professor Tinu ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Sanford N. Katz, Darald & Juliet Libby Emeritus Professor, has completed the third edition of Family Law in America, which was published by Oxford University Press. New to this edition is a full discussion of same-sex marriage and analysis of the Supreme Court case Obergefell v Hodges, which held that a ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Hiba Hafiz, in “Labor’s Antitrust Paradox” (University of Chicago L...

Faculty Milestones

A Nod to the Bard: Mark Brodin, in an October letter to the Los Angeles Times regarding what he called President Trump’s “towering high crimes and misdemeanors” and his threats around upcoming election results, invoked Tom Stoppard’s satirical Shakespearean play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Brodin drew an analogy between the American people and Stoppard’s doomed characters, who bemoaned, “There must have been ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Vlad Perju challenges the assertion that human rights were absent from the EU’s genesis. “On Uses and Misuses of Human Rights in European Constitutionalism,” his chapter in Human Rights, his Legitimacy, and a World in Disorder (Cambridge University Press), he writes:“[F]rom the beginning they were part of a comprehensive, effective, and normatively viable European legal order.” Francine Sherman ’80, in “Gender...

Faculty Milestones

Testifying in DC: David Olson appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 7. “It is thus critically important to find the right amount of patent protection (in terms of breadth and duration) that encourages adequate drug development but does not provide inefficiently long monopolies,” he said. Daniel Lyons spoke at a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing on broadband internet access, arguing for universal conn...