Scholarship Archives

Faculty Scholarship

USC Law faculty is committed to scholarship, publishing articles in a variety of journals and reviews. Faculty members also present their work at conferences and symposiums and serve on panel discussions and at workshops. Below is a list of their endeavors.

December 2014

Publications

  • Jonathan Barnett

    “Hollywood Deals: Soft Contracts for Hard Markets,” Duke Law Journal

  • Jonathan Barnett

    “From Patent Thickets to Patent Networks: The Legal Infrastructure of the Digital Economy,” Jurimetrics

  • David Cruz

    “United States v. Windsor, Marriage, and the Dangers of Discernment,” University of California, Davis Law Review

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “Advancing Sexual Health through Human Rights: The Role of the Law,” Global Public Health (E. Kismodi, J. Cottingham, and A. Miller) (epub ahead of print)

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “HIV and Gender-Based Violence: Welcome Policies and Programs, but is the Research Keeping Up?” Reproductive Health Matters (with K. Safreed-Harmon, C. Moore, R. Steiner, and S. Dworkin) (epub ahead of print)

Acceptances

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “Integrating Human Rights in Programs Evaluation: Lessons from Law and Health Programs in Kenya,” New Directions for Evaluation (with Z. Raad, E. Waller, K. Safreed-Harmon, T. Ezer, J. Cohen, A. Gathumbi, and P. Kameri-Mbote)

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “Reproductive Justice and the Pace of Change: Socioeconomic Trends in US Infant Death Rates by Legal Status of Abortion: US States, 1960-1980,” American Journal of Public Health (N. Krieger, N. Singh, M. Kiang, J. Chen, P. Waterman, J. Gottlieb, J. Beckfield, and B. Coull)

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “SEC Rules, Stakeholder Interests, and Cost-Benefit Analysis,” Capital Markets Law Journal

Working Papers

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Forum Selling,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Greg Reilly)

  • Daniel Klerman

    “The Priest Klein Hypotheses: Proofs, Generality, and Extensions,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Alex Lee)

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    SEC Rules, Stakeholder Interests, and Cost-Benefit Analysis,” posted to SSRN and BePress

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “The Priest Klein Hypotheses: Proofs, Generality, and Extensions,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Daniel Klerman)

Presentations/Lectures/Workshops

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “Humanitarianism and the Human Right to Health,” Invited Guest Lecture, Visions of Care: Reconstructing Health Practices International Seminar, Princeton University

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “What is Law?” 5th Annual MetaLawEcon Conference, University of Debrecen, Hungary

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “Building Legal Order in Ancient Athens,” Mathius Corvinus Collegium, Budapest

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “Pervasive Spurious Normativity,” 4th Annual Law and Economic Theory Conference, UC Berkeley School of Law(with Dylan Hadfield-Menell)

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Forum Selling,” Faculty Workshop, University of Nevada Las Vegas Law School

  • Dan Nabel

    “Legal Protections for Fashion Brands & Designers,” Mood Designer Fabrics (with USC IP & Tech Law Clinic students)

  • Dan Nabel

    “Laws of Creativity: An Overview of How Intellectual Property Laws Shape Creativity and Innovation in Our Society,” Claremont McKenna College

  • Dan Nabel

    “Recent Developments in the Right of Publicity in Video Games,” Colorado Center Community Room

  • Heidi Rummel

    “Women in the Criminal Justice System: Incarceration, Sentencing and Collateral Consequences,” Southwestern Law Review Symposium

  • Julie A. Ryan

    "Meeting Demand: Preparing Students for the Global Practice of Law,” Legal Writing Institute One-Day Conference

  • Dan Simon

    “Linear and Connectionist Models of Decision Making,” National Institute of Standards and Technology, Human Factors Committee, Gaithesburg, MD

  • Dan Simon

    “Academic Perspectives on the Exoneration Registry,” American Society of Criminology annual meeting, San Francisco

  • Dan Simon

    “NIJ Sentinel Events Initiative: Front-end and Back-end Solutions,” American Society of Criminology annual meeting, San Francisco

  • Dan Simon

    “Is it Time to Abolish the Death Penalty?” USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics

  • Dan Simon

    “Commentary: The Dilemmas of Applied (v. Basic) Psychological Research,” Conference of Empirical Legal Studies, UC Berkeley School of Law

  • Abby K. Wood

    "Twombly and Iqbal at the State Level," Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, UC Berkeley School of Law

  • Abby K. Wood

    "Caught in the Act but not Punished: On cultures of corruption and deterrence," International Relations Workshop Series, USC Center for International Studies

Other

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield joined the Litigant Portal Project Technical Committee for the National Center for State Courts.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield participated in a meeting of the Research Colloquium for the World Justice Project in Chicago.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield participated in meetings of the Global Agenda Council for Justice of the World Economic Forum in Dubai.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield‘s paper, "Building Legal Order In Ancient Athens," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: Political Institutions: Constitutions eJournal.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield‘s paper, "Life in the Law-Thick World: The Legal Resource Landscape for Ordinary Americans," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list or two eJournals/Topics.

  • Daniel Klerman

    Daniel Klerman’s paper, “Forum Selling,” was listed as an SSRN Top Ten download for three eJournals/Topics.

  • Daniel Klerman

    Daniel Klerman and Alex Lee’s paper, “The Priest-Klein Hypotheses: Proofs, Generality, and Extensions,” was listed as an SSRN Top Ten download for four eJournals/Topics.

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    Alex Lee and Dan Klerman’s paper, “The Priest-Klein Hypotheses: Proofs, Generality, and Extensions,” was listed as an SSRN Top Ten download for four eJournals/Topics.

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    Alex Lee was a discussant for Kathryn Spier’s, “Tailored Suits: Contracting in the Shadow of Pending Litigation,” at the Law and Economic Theory Conference, UC Berkeley School of Law.

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    Alex Lee’s paper,  “SEC Rules, Stakeholder Interests, and Cost-Benefit Analysis,” was listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for two eJournals/Topics.

  • Clare Pastore

    Clare Pastore's co-authored casebook, Poverty Law, Policy and Practice, was reviewed favorably by Peter Edelman in Clearinghouse Review of Poverty Law and Practice and by I-Wei Wang in the Academic Law Library Newsletter.  A third review will appear in the Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law.

  • Dan Simon

    Dan Simon was a commenter on Emily Ryo’s “Bonding Out,” USC Gould School of Law Faculty Workshop.

  • Abby K. Wood

    Abby Wood co-organized a SCELS Workshop on Experimental Methods held at USC law school and attended by 30 scholars from across campus.

  • Abby K. Wood

    Abby Wood's paper, "Twombly and Iqbal at the State Level," was picked up by Concurring Opinions, a blog about law and legal academia.

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