Faculty Achievements: May 2021

Publications

Veena Dubal, “The Time Politics of Digital Piecework,” translated and re-published in TEORIA JURÍDICA CONTEMPORÂNEA V. 6 (2021)

David Levine, “Book Review of B. Meyler, Theaters of Pardoning” (May 2021) (with Budd N. Shenkin).

Dave Owen, “Law, Land Use, and Groundwater Recharge,” Stanford Law Review (2021).

Dave Owen, Practicing Environmental Law (2nd Edition) (2021).

Zach Price, “Congress’s Power Over Military Offices,” 99 Tex. L. Rev.  491 (2021).

David Takacs, “We Are the River,” University of Illinois Law Review (2021).

David Takacs, “Environmental Law, Disrupted by Covid-19,” 41 ELR 10509 (2021) (with R. Bratspies, V. Perez, R. Craig, L. Griffin, K. Hirokawa, S. Krakoff, K. Kuh, J. Owley, M. Powers, S. Roesler, J. Rosenbloom, J.B. Ruhl, E. Ryan).

 

Works Accepted

Scott Dodson, “Cooperativism in the American Adversarial Tradition,” Civil Justice Quarterly (refereed)

Jared Ellias was invited to contribute a review article, “The Commercialization of Bankruptcy,” to the Annual Review of Law & Social Science (forthcoming 2022).

Robin Feldman, “Negative Innovation: When Patents Are Bad for Patients,” Nature Biotechnology (peer reviewed).

 

Blog Posts, Op-Eds, Magazine Columns, and Amicus Briefs

Scott Dodson et al., “The Zooming of Federal Civil Practice,” 84 Texas Bar Journal 450 (May 2021).

Veena Dubal, amicus brief of California Labor and Employment Law Professors supporting Petitioners in Castellanos v. State of California, on Prop 22 Constitutionality (filed May 6, 2021) (co-authored with Catherine Fisk).

Robin Feldman provided written testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s hearing on Unsustainable Drug Prices.

John Leshy, “Chief Justice Roberts and the Antiquities Act,” ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (May 19, 2021).

Karen Musalo, “One quick asylum fix: How Garland can help domestic violence survivors,” The Hill (May 9, 2021) (with Stephen Legomsky).

Karen Musalo, “Asylum and the Three Little Words that Can Spell Life or Death,” Just Security (May 28, 2021) (with Stephen Legomsky).

Zach Price, “A Brilliant but Unsettling Vision of Separation of Powers,” Notice & Comment Blog, Yale Journal on Regulation (Mar. 26, 2021) (invited book review for symposium on Adam B. Cox & Cristina M. Rodríguez, The President and Immigration Law (2020)).

Zach Price, “An Alarmist Take on the Supreme Court’s Agenda,” SCOTUSblog (May 20, 2021) (invited review of Ian Millhiser, The Agenda:  How a Republican Supreme Court Is Reshaping America (2021)).

Dorit Reiss, “One More Argument Against Vaccine Mandates Crumbles,” Barron’s (May 11, 2021).

Dorit Reiss, “The Legality and Feasibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Children,” Bill of Health Blog (May 11, 2021).

 

Speaking

Kate Bloch presented at the Academic Exchange Mediation Workshop between UC Hastings and Haiti ESCDROJ (May 20-May 25, 2021).

Besty Candler presented at the Academic Exchange Mediation Workshop between UC Hastings and Haiti ESCDROJ (May 20-May 25, 2021).

Scott Dodson delivered the keynote address, titled “Adversarialism and Cooperativism in American Civil Litigation,” at the annual meeting of the Japanese Association of Civil Procedure on May 22.

Veena Dubal spoke at the Athena Senate Briefing:  Monopoly or Democracy: Frontline Communities on How Structural Harm Requires Structural Antitrust Remedies (May 4, 2021).

Veena Dubal spoke on a livestream panel, “Can Democracy Exist in the Digital Era?” The Real News (May 5, 2021).

Podcast Interview, The Indicator, NPR — https://www.npr.org/transcripts/993223307 (May 6, 2021)

Veena Dubal presented “The Racial Violence of Innovation Governance,” at the Journal of Law and Political Economy Racial Capitalism Symposium (May 19, 2021).

Robin Feldman was a panelist at the Oxford Union on the topic of “Whether Big Pharma Have Turned a New Leaf in the Pandemic.”

Heather Field presented “Itemization After the TCJA: How State Election Uniformity Rules Undermined Tax Simplification,” at the Law & Society Annual Meeting (May 2021).

Heather Field served as the chair/discussant for the “Taxation in the COVID Pandemic” panel at the Law & Society Annual Meeting (May 2021).

Carol Izumi presented at the Academic Exchange Mediation Workshop between UC Hastings and Haiti ESCDROJ (May 20-May 25, 2021).

Karen Musalo presented to the judges and staff of the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, on “Refugee and Asylum Protection: An Historical and Contemporary Perspective” (May 25, 2021).

Dave Owen presented Law, Land Use, and Groundwater Recharge at Arizona State’s Sustainability Conference for Legal Educators.

Joel Paul gave a virtual talk on “Expanding the U.S. Supreme Court” to the Falmouth, Cape Cod, Historical Society.

Zach Price presented “The Demise and Rebirth of Fiscal Heroism” at the Columbia Law School Public Law Workshop (Apr. 2021).

Zach Price presented “The Demise and Rebirth of Fiscal Heroism” at the Marquette Law School Faculty Workshop (Mar. 2021).

Zach Price presented “The Demise and Rebirth of Fiscal Heroism” at the Appropriations Scholarship Roundtable, George Mason University C. Boyden Gray Center for Study of the Administrative State (Feb. 2021).

Sheila Purcell led a mediation training at the Academic Exchange Mediation Workshop between UC Hastings and Haiti ESCDROJ (May 20-May 25, 2021).

Radhika Rao presented a paper at a panel on “Discrimination and Struggles for Equality” at the Law & Society Annual Meeting (May 27, 2021).

Radhika Rao served as a discussant at the Virtual Health Law Workshop on “Reproductive Technologies and Free Speech” (May 14, 2021).

Jodi Short presented “In Search of the Public Interest” on a panel on Governance Lenses at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting (May 28, 2021).

Jodi Short chaired a panel on Theoretical Perspectives on Regulators’ Accountability and delivered comments on the five papers presented at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting (May 28, 2021).

Gail Silverstein presented on a panel, Fostering Healthy Lawyers: Implementing Well-Being as a Learning Outcome for Ourselves and our Students, at the 2021 AALS Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education (May 1, 2021).

Gail Silverstein presented at the Academic Exchange Mediation Workshop between UC Hastings and Haiti ESCDROJ (May 20-May 25, 2021).

David Takacs presented in a webinar on “Rights of Nature” to the Biodiversity Funders Group.

Yvonne Troya presented at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Annual Conference on a panel entitled “Competent Care for Immigrants and Refugees.”

Yvonne Troya presented “Legal and Financial Decision-Making during Covid-19: Who is Who, Who Can Do What, and Why is it so Important?” at the American Society on Aging (ASA) Annual Conference.

Manoj Viswanathan presented at the American Bar Association, Tax Section’s May meeting, “Teaching Taxation” (May 12, 2021).

Manoj Viswanathan presented at the National Tax Association’s Spring Symposium, “A Discussion of Priorities in Tax Legislation and Regulation” (May 14, 2021).

 

Grants and Awards

Robin Feldman’s Center for Innovation (C4i) received a grant of approximately $1.1 million from Arnold Ventures for research related to pharmaceutical pricing.

Setsuo Miyazawa received the Stan Wheeler Mentorship Award and the Legacy Award for lifetime achievement from the Law and Society Association in recognition of his four decades of service to the field of socio-legal scholarship.