Scholarly excellence is a primary value of UC Hastings Law.

Our Faculty

Our faculty scholars harness our academic and geographic assets to shed light on matters of legal theory, law practice, emerging technologies, and societal circumstances affecting the lives of people in all walks of life. They illuminate important issues through sophisticated research, academic publishing, Congressional testimony, diverse partnerships, media outreach, and other avenues.

Our senior faculty includes prominent, widely cited scholars who are thought leaders within their specialties. Meanwhile, we’ve recruited a new generation of scholars that is gaining national recognition for groundbreaking work, focused on the intersections of law with healthcare, business, technology, the environment, international affairs, and the many facets of social justice.

Our Faculty

Our faculty scholars harness our academic and geographic assets to shed light on matters of legal theory, law practice, emerging technologies, and societal circumstances affecting the lives of people in all walks of life. They illuminate important issues through sophisticated research, academic publishing, Congressional testimony, diverse partnerships, media outreach, and other avenues.

Our senior faculty includes prominent, widely cited scholars who are thought leaders within their specialties. Meanwhile, we’ve recruited a new generation of scholars that is gaining national recognition for groundbreaking work, focused on the intersections of law with healthcare, business, technology, the environment, international affairs, and the many facets of social justice.

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Faculty Events

Jan 26

Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chairholder Lecture “Sovereignty, Humanity, and Justice”

Professor Chimène Keitner will be delivering the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chairholder Lecture “Sovereignty, Humanity, and Justice.” Register Here

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Feb 02

Faculty Colloquium: Professor Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León “No Credit For Time Served? Incarceration and Credit-Driven Crime Cycles”

Professor Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León of Indiana University Bloomington will be presenting “No Credit For Time Served? Incarceration and Credit-Driven Crime Cycles.”

Zoom
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Feb 09

Faculty Colloquium: Professor Ricky Revesz “Bostock and the End of the Climate Change Double Standard”

Professor Ricky Revesz of NYU Law will be presenting “Bostock and the End of the Climate Change Double Standard.”

Zoom
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Research and Program Centers of Excellence

Throughout its history, UC Hastings has pursued the single minded purpose that excellence in the law is a result of excellence in legal education. Our research centers are intertwined with programs, curriculum and the legal profession to create and sustain an educational atmosphere that is continuously stimulating, enriching and productive.

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Law and the Pandemic Podcast Series

UC Hastings Law has launched a short-form podcast series, “Law and the Pandemic,” to share insights relating to some of the most pressing legal issues arising from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. In each episode, faculty tackle some of the thorniest questions of the moment, from whether the government has the authority to impose shelter-in-place restrictions to how patent law may make it more difficult to bring life-saving drugs to market at an affordable cost.

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The Judges' Book

The Judges’ Book features excerpted scholarship from UC Hastings Faculty geared specifically towards judges, judicial business, and issues likely to come before courts, providing insights on an array of contemporary legal issues.

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Meet Some of Our Scholars

Jared Ellias

Professor of Law, the Bion M. Gregory Chair in Business Law and the Faculty Director of the Center for Business Law
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Chimène Keitner

Alfred and Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law
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Scott Dodson

James Edgar Hervey Chair in Litigation and Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law
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Heather Field

Eucalyptus Foundation Chair, Professor of Law and Co-Director of Center on Tax Law
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Karen Musalo

Professor and Chair in International Law, Director
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Ben Depoorter

Max Radin Distinguished Professor
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Richard Marcus

Distinguished Professor of Law and Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation
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