Research Dean’s February Roundup of Scholarly Activities

Faculty activities from February 2019.

Publications

Works Accepted

Significant Blogs, Op-Eds, and Online Essays

Other Scholarly Activities and Awards

  • Hadar Aviram was selected by St. John’s Law’s Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development to be an Author in Residence in connection with her paper on the Kavanaugh hearings.
  • Hadar Aviram was awarded the Joseph Lohmann Award by the Western Society of Criminology on Feb. 8.
  • Scott Dodson filed an amicus brief on Feb. 27 in the Supreme Court case Fort Bend County v. Davis.
  • Veena Dubal testified on Feb. 26 before the CA Assembly Committee on Employment & Labor Rights on the legal & policy landscape of worker classification
  • Jared Ellias worked with California State Senators to develop the concept and the language of Cal. Sen. Bill 549, which would move authority for approving changes to PG&E’s capital structure or increases in rates from the PUC to the legislature.
  • Robin Feldman submitted an invited white paper on pharmaceuticals to the House Oversight Committee.
  • Robin Feldman submitted an invited white paper on pharmaceuticals to the Senate Finance Committee.
  • WorkLife Law released the Stable Scheduling Study Health Outcomes Report on Feb. 19.

Speaking

  • Richard Boswell presented and was a discussion leader at the International Clinical Education Symposium and Workshop on Feb. 7, 10, and 12.
  • Ben Depoorter presented “The Publicity Effects of IP Litigation” at the EMLE Conference in Law & Economics at University of Hamburg on Feb. 18.
  • Scott Dodson discussed his paper “Beyond Bias in Diversity Jurisdiction” on the Ipse Dixit podcast on Feb. 16.
  • Jared Ellias co-led a Bloomberg webinar on his latest coauthored paper on Beacon360.com.
  • Robin Feldman presented her forthcoming book on drug pricing to the National Association of Attorneys General in Nashville in February.
  • Rory Little, Zach Price, and Matt Coles all participated in the Justice Kennedy Symposium at UC Hastings Law on Feb. 1.
  • Rory Little and Zach Price were featured on the First Mondays podcast on Feb. 4.
  • Karen Musalo was a panelist at the Southwestern Law Review symposium “Immigration in the Trump Era” on Feb. 1.
  • Dave Owen gave the opening lecture for the California Water Symposium on Feb. 2.
  • Joel Paul delivered a book talk on Without Precedent at the Jurisprudence Café in Berkeley on Feb. 28.
  • Joel Paul presented a lecture on the First Amendment at Book Passage in Corte Madera.
  • Dorit Reiss discussed her research on the legal framework of the anti-vaccination movement on the Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast on Feb. 22.
  • David Takacs delivered a talk on “Implementing the Right to Safe, Clean Water” to the Occupational and Environmental Medicine group at UCSF on Feb. 14.
  • Manoj Viswanathan presented “Hyperlocal Responses to the SALT Deduction Limitation” at UCLA’s Tax Policy and Public Finance Colloquium on Feb. 27.
  • Frank Wu was a keynote speaker for a panel on Asian Americans and affirmative action at Berkeley Law on Feb. 12.

Compiled by Scott Dodson, Associate Dean for Research, Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law.