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.

June 2015

Publications

  • Ariela Gross

    “Never Forget? Jewish Identity, History, Memory, Slavery, and The Constitution,” Symposium: People of the Book, Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion.

  • Ariela Gross

    “On Race and Law: U.S. Race Laws and The Italian Race Laws,” Printed Matter.

  • Sofia Gruskin

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

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Property,” in Law and Economics of Possession, ed. Yun-chien Chang, Cambridge University Press.

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “Law Teaching as a Christian Experience,” Journal of Christian Legal Thought.

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Question types, responsiveness, and self-contradictions when prosecutors and defense attorneys question alleged victims of sexual abuse,” Applied Cognitive Psychology (with S. J. Andrews and M. E. Lamb).

  • Stephen M. Rich

    "What Diversity Contributes to Equal Opportunity," Southern California Law Review.

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "It's About Money: The Fundamental Contradiction of Hobby Lobby," Southern California Law Review.

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "Is There Such a Thing as Non-State Law?  Lessons from Kiryas Joel," in Negotiating State and Non-State Law: The Challenge of Global and Local Legal Pluralism, ed. Michael Helfand, Cambridge University Press.

Acceptances

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within,” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (with Lisa Klerman).

  • Lisa Klerman

    “Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within,” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (with Daniel Klerman).

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Do prosecutors use interview instructions or build rapport with child witnesses?” Behavioral Sciences and the Law (with E. C. Ahern and S. N. Stolzenberg).

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Repeated self and peer-review leads to continuous improvement in child interviewing performance,” Journal of Forensic Social Work (with S. N. Stolzenberg).

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “The effects of question repetition on responses when prosecutors and defense attorneys question children alleging sexual abuse in court,” Law & Human Behavior (with S. J. Andrews and M. E. Lamb).

  • Dan Simon

    “The Coherence Effect: Blending Cold and Hot Cognitions,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (with Douglas Stenstrom and Stephen J. Read).

Working Papers

  • Jonathan Barnett

    “The Illusion of the Commons,” posted to SSRN and BePress.

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Updating Priest and Klein,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Yoon-Ho Alex Lee).

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “Updating Priest and Klein,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Daniel Klerman).

  • John Matsusaka

    “Responsiveness” as a Measure of Representation,”posted to SSRN and BePress.

  • John Matsusaka

    “The Precarious Link between Legislators and Constituent Opinion: Evidence from Matched Roll Call and Referendum Votes,” posted to SSRN and BePress.

Presentations/Lectures/Workshops

  • Scott Altman

    “Parental Control Rights,” Philosophical Foundations of Family Law conference, Oxford.

  • Hannah Garry

    "Right to Fair Trial," Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “Global Health and Human Rights: Evolving Perspectives on Reproductive and Sexual Health,” Human Rights Speaker Series, Young Initiative, Occidental College.

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Forum Selling,” Judicial Behavior Workshop, Duke Law School.

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Interviewing children: Simple but not easy,” Invited Plenary, Massachusetts Children’s Alliance Fifth Annual Statewide Conference, Framingham, MA.

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Interviewing Children,” Day-long training for Emergency Response Social Workers, Department of Children and Family Services, Los Angeles.

  • Claudia Moatti

    “Law and Mobility in the Roman Empire," Keynote at the Impact of Empire conference, dir. E. Lo Cascio, Rome.

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "Commentary on Religious Law in the Jewish State," Oxford Summer Institute for Modern and Contemporary Jewry.

  • Abby K. Wood

    “Information Delay as an Unintended Consequence of Agency Polarization,” Workshop on Democratic Politics in an Age of Transparency, Stanford.

Other

  • Pauline Aranas

    Pauline Aranas hosted and coordinated the annual SoCal Working Group on Law Libraries and Legal Research Workshop with Laura Cadra (Loyola) and Jessica Wimer (UCI).

  • Hannah Garry

    Hannah Garry moderated a panel discussion in the courtroom with the Chief Prosecutor and Lead Defense Counsel at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia on the "Right to Fair Trial" in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

  • Ariela Gross

    Ariela Gross was a co-convener of the Columbia-Georgetown-USC-UCLA Law and Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop at Columbia Law School.

  • Sofia Gruskin

    Sofia Gruskin’s abstract, “Sexual Trajectories and Decision-Making on HIV Testing Among Adolescents in Brazil,” was accepted for the 3rd International ASSHH Conference in South Africa (with E. Zucchi, I. Franca-Junior, V. Paiva, and L. Ferguson). 

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield‘s paper, "Rational Reasonableness: Toward a Positive Theory of Public Reason," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for PSN: Deliberation (Topic).

  • Paul Moorman

    Paul Moorman was recently appointed co-editor for the Informer, the newsletter of the American Society of International Law’s International Legal Research Interest Group (ILRIG).

  • Stephen M. Rich

    Stephen Rich’s paper,"What Diversity Contributes to Equal Opportunity,"recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for three Journals/topics.

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