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.

January 2015

Publications

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Attorneys’ questions and children’s productivity in child sexual abuse criminal trials,” Applied Cognitive Psychology (with J. Z. Klemfuss &  J. A. Quas)

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Social and cognitive factors associated with children’s secret-keeping for a parent,” Child Development (with H. M. Gordon and K. Lee)

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Young children’s difficulty with indirect speech acts: Implications for questioning child witnesses,” Behavioral Sciences and the Law (with A. D. Evans, S. N. Stolzenberg, & K. Lee)

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    “Interviewing Children,” Annual Review of Law & Social Science

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "Political Theology With a Difference," UC Irvine Law Review

Acceptances

  • Jonathan Barnett

    “The Anti-Commons Revisited”, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology

  • 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 (with N. Krieger, N. Singh, M. Kiang, J. Chen, P. Waterman, J. Gottlieb, J. Beckfield, and B. Coull)

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “Building Legal Order in Ancient Athens,” Journal of Economic Analysis (with Federica Carugati and Barry Weingast)

  • Daniel Klerman

    Walden v. Fiore and the Federal Courts: Rethinking FRCP 4(k)(1)(A) and Stafford v. Briggs,” Lewis and Clark Law Review (Symposium on Personal Jurisdiction)

  • 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 & M. E. Lamb)

Working Papers

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “Building Legal Order in Ancient Athens,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Federica Carugati and Barry Weingast)

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “Life in the Law-Thick World: The Legal Resource Landscape for Ordinary Americans,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Jamie Heine)

  • Edward Kleinbard

    “Why Corporate Tax Reform Can Happen,” posted to SSRN and BePress

  • Daniel Klerman

    "Walden v. Fiore and the Federal Courts: Rethinking FRCP 4(k)(1)(A) and Stafford v. Briggs," posted to SSRN and BePress

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Lisa Klerman)

  • Daniel Klerman

    "The Economics of Civil Procedure," posted to SSRN and BePress

  • Lisa Klerman

    “Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Daniel Klerman)

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

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

  • Camille Gear Rich

    “Post Racial Hydraulics: The Hidden Dangers of the Universal Turn,” posted to SSRN and BePress (with Zev Eigen and Charlotte Alexander)

  • Carolyn Sissoko

    “The Bank-Centered View of the Money Market Part I: Why Banks Are Different,” posted to SSRN and BePress

Presentations/Lectures/Workshops

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “The Human Right to Health: Can it Inform an Ethical Approach to Improving Health and Well-Being?” Keynote Speaker (invitation from President Michael D. Higgins), The Human Right to Health, President’s Ethics Initiative, Irish Centre for Human Rights and the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Sofia Gruskin

    “The Status of Research on Human Rights and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs and Policies,” Meeting on Research Priorities in Sexual and Reproductive Health Based on Human Rights and Gender Equality Analysis, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Gillian Hadfield

    “The Future of the Legal Profession: Where are we going? (And is that a hand basket we are in?),” 7th Annual Orange County Reception and Lecture for the USC Gould School of Law Alumni Association

  • Edward Kleinbard

    “Policy Responses to Corporate Inversions,” International Tax Policy Foundation/Tax Policy Center Conference Panel, Washington DC

  • Edward Kleinbard

    “From Progressive Tax to Progressive Fiscal System,” Keynote Speaker, USC Annual Tax Institute

  • Edward Kleinbard

    Ed Kleinbard presented at a Congressional staff briefing on international tax policy, Washington DC

  • Daniel Klerman

    “Forum Selling,” Law & Economics Colloquium, Northwestern Law School

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “The Priest-Klein Hypotheses: Proofs and Generality,” UCLA Law & Economics Workshop

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    “The Efficiency Criterion of Securities Regulation: Investor Welfare or Total Surplus?” New Voices in Administrative Law, Association of American Law Schools annual meeting, Washington DC

  • Camille Gear Rich

    “Reclaiming the Welfare Queen: Imagining Feminist Alternatives to Existing Need-Based Programs and Reframing Poor Women’s Relationship to the State,” Loyola Law School

  • Camille Gear Rich

    “Post Racial Hydraulics: The Hidden Dangers of the Universal Turn,” Ohio State Law School

  • Julie A. Ryan

    “How to Translate a Term Sheet into a Draft Agreement,” State Bar of California Business Law Section “How To” MCLE Webinar Series (with Donald Scotten)

  • Rob Saltzman

    "Law and Order: Los Angeles Leadership and Reform in the LAPD," USC Sydney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study

  • Donald Scotten

    “How to Translate a Term Sheet into a Draft Agreement,” State Bar of California Business Law Section “How To” MCLE Webinar Series (with Julie A. Ryan)

  • Dan Simon

    “Eyewitness Misidentifications and Interrogations,” William P. Gray Legion Lex, Orange County Inn of Court, Costa Mesa

  • Dan Simon

    “Reprioritizing Accuracy as the Primary Goal of the Criminal Justice Process,” Association of American Law Schools annual meeting (panel organizer and speaker), Washington DC

  • Dan Simon

    “On Inferential Spillage,” plenary session, American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting, Orlando, FL

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "Divine Accommodation and Dirty Hands: A Different Political Theology," Fordham Legal Theory Workshop

  • Nomi Stolzenberg

    "It's About Money: The Fundamental Contradiction of Hobby Lobby," Identity, Politics and Law Colloquium, Duke Law School

  • Abby K. Wood

    "In the Shadows of Sunlight:  The Effects of Transparency on State Political Campaigns," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans

Other

  • Pauline Aranas

    Pauline Aranas participated in a panel on “Providing Your Dean with Support and Counsel” at the AALS Committee on Libraries and Technology Workshop, “Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: The Reality of Being a Law Library Director in Times of Great Opportunity and Significant Changes,” in Washington DC

  • Pauline Aranas

    Pauline Aranas was elected to the position of Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law School’s Section on Libraries and Legal Information

  • Sam Erman

    Sam Erman was a panelist at the Policy at the Playhouse discussion of the Whipping Man, co-hosted by the Bedrosian Center and the Pasadena Playhouse.

  • Sofia Gruskin

    Sofia Gruskin conducted the mid-term evaluation for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Africa: “Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.” The research was done with Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry and Alexandra Nicholson in the name of Program on Global Health and Human Rights, University of Southern California.

  • 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 for the Legal Information & Technology eJournal.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield participated on a panel titled, “Unregulated Space? Information Technology, Regulation and Access to Justice,” at the California State Bar Board of Trustees’ Planning Session in Sonoma, CA.

  • Gillian Hadfield

    Gillian Hadfield‘s paper, "Constitutions as Coordinating Devices," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Other Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues in Developing Economies (Topic).

  • Gregory Keating

    Greg Keating was a commentator on Alan Schwartz’s paper, “Regulating for Rationality,” at the conference titled, “Who Knows? Law in an Information Society A Festschrift in Honor of Richard Craswell,” at Stanford Law School.

  • Edward Kleinbard

    Ed Kleinbard was a commentator for papers on international tax system design at the Tax Policy Center/UCLA School of Law Conference on International Tax Reform.

  • Lisa Klerman

    Lisa Klerman moderated the Arbitration panel at the 35th Annual Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor & Employment Symposium Conference:  "Real Arbitrators of Los Angeles County: Twenty Tips from the Neutrals."

  • Daniel Klerman

    Daniel Klerman’s paper, “Forum Selling,” (with Greg Reilly) was an SSRN Top Ten download for 14 eJournals and topics.

  • Daniel Klerman

    Daniel Klerman’s paper, “Forum Selling,” (with Greg Reilly) was blogged in five places: Jotwell-Torts, Jotwell-Courts Written Description (Stanford Law School), Prawfsblawg, and Brann & Isaacson:

    http://torts.jotwell.com/making-courts-attractive-to-plaintiffs/
    http://courtslaw.jotwell.com/judicial-competition-for-case-filings-in-civil-litigation/
    http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/2015/01/patent-forum-selling.html#more
    http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/
    http://www.brannlaw.com/ip-wise/justice-sale-forum-selling-patent-litigation/.

  • Daniel Klerman

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

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

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

  • Yoon-Ho Alex Lee

    Yoon Ho Alex Lee’s paper, "SEC Rules, Stakeholder Interests, and Cost-Benefit Analysis", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for three eJournals/Topics.

  • Thomas D. Lyon

    Tom Lyon assisted in researching and writing a second amicus brief in Ohio v. Clark, which will decide whether admission of a 3-year-olds' hearsay statements to a teacher about physical abuse violated the Confrontation Clause. USC Law students Sam Brown, Barrett Hammond, and Scott Mills provided assistance. Jeremy Lawrence, Munger Tolles & Olson, a USC law grad, is counsel of record on the brief.

  • Julie A. Ryan

    Julie Ryan was a panelist at the Legal Writing Institute’s inaugural Program on Teaching International Law Students, conducted via live webinar.

  • Abby K. Wood

    Abby Wood was the discussant for Don Green, et al, "Please Recuse Yourself: A Field Experiment Exploring the Relationship Between Campaign Donations and Judicial Recusal" at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

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