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Todd Grabarsky

Todd Grabarsky

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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




Todd Grabarsky is a Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, where he specializes in federal civil litigation and constitutional claims. He earned his BA, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, and his JD, magna cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Cardozo Law Review. He also clerked for Hon. Edward J. Davila of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón and Hon. Paul J. Watford of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
February 14, 2018
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr had comments cited about a possible payment President Donald Trump's lawyer made to an adult-film star to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Trump. “All Cohen says is that he used his personal funds to ‘facilitate a payment of $130,000,'” Kerr writes. “To ‘facilitate’, the dictionary tells us, means to assist with or to make something easier. Given that, I would think that the most literal reading of Cohen’s statement is just that he used his own funds to arrange the payment.” MSNBC also cited the comments.

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