Professor David Jung graduated from Harvard College, Cambridge M.A., A.B. (1975) and UC Berkeley School of Law, J.D. (1980). For the past fifteen years, Professor David Jung's work with the Public Law Research Institute has focused on creating opportunities for UC Hastings students, research staff and faculty to become involved in the search for solutions at the state and local level. Some highlights of the Institute’s work include establishing clinics for UC Hastings students with the legislature in Sacramento and with Bay Area local governments; helping implement a new redistricting system for California elections; creating a comprehensive database of health privacy laws; publishing Environmental Justice for All, the leading source of information on state and local efforts to achieve environmental justice. Professor Jung has been on the UC Hastings faculty since 1982, with short breaks to teach at the University of Iowa and in Hamburg, Germany.
The most difficult challenges he has faced as a lawyer: resolving disputes as the President of our local youth baseball league for six years!
Courses Taught: Torts, Current Problems of State and Local Government Law, Local Government Law, and Remedies
Expertise: Personal Injury Law, Remedies, and Local Government
UC Hastings offers you the following unique opportunities... to learn to use your legal skills in the legislative process, and to learn about the special challenges that face public lawyers, the lawyers who represent government officials and agencies.