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Breana Frankel

Breana Frankel

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 338

Breana Frankel has her own law practice specializing in criminal appellate work and federal habeas corpus. Before starting her own practice, Frankel worked for seven years as a staff attorney and law clerk at the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Earlier in her practice, Frankel worked as a litigation attorney at Morrison & Foerster in Orange County, California and at Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C.

Frankel has taught legal research, writing, and advocacy at USC Gould School of Law since 2015. She also taught advanced appellate advocacy at the UN Las Vegas Boyd School of Law and legal research and writing at Chapman University School of Law. She graduated with a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996 and her JD from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2001.


March 13, 2018
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr was quoted about the need for legal restraint when deciding cases involving cyberspace. "Criminal law is a blunt instrument that should be used only as a last resort," said Kerr. "The state's power to deny individuals their freedom is an extraordinary power, and it should be reserved for harms that other mechanisms cannot remedy."


Robert K. Rasmussen
January, 2018

"Puerto Rico and the Netherworld of Sovereign Debt Restructuring," Workshop, Duke Law School, Durham, NC. 

Pauline Aranas
January, 2018

Pauline Aranas participated on a panel on "Effective Assessment:  Measuring Your Law Library's Impact" at the Association of American Law School's Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Pauline Aranas
January, 2018

Pauline Aranas concluded her year-year term on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law School's Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information.