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August

Professor Shanske Publishes Op-ed on American Health Care Act

Professor Frank Publishes Op-eds in Daily Journal

Professor Pruitt Presents at Annual Meeting of Rural Sociological Society

Professor Lee Teaches Copyright Law at Seoul National University

Professor Imwinkelried Speaks at International Conference on Evidence Law and Forensic Science

Dean Johnson Quoted on Immigrants and Welfare by ABC-10

Professor Frank Comments on House Water Bill for San Francisco Chronicle, Capital Public Radio

Professor Shanske Comments for CNBC on Tax Amnesty Program for Amazon Sellers

Professor Joo Comments for San Francisco Chronicle on Snap, Inc. IPO

Professor Chin Discusses ‘War against Chinese Restaurants’ on Bob Zadeck Show

Professor Shanske Comments on Vacancy Tax for San Francisco Chronicle

Senior Associate Dean Sunder Lectures in Japan on Intellectual Property

Professors Harris and Saucedo Present at International Congress on Law and Mental Health

Professor Ikemoto Presents at Lavender Law Conference in San Francisco

Professor Larson Lectures on WWI and Civil Liberties at Sacramento Public Library

Professor Frank Presents at Annual Meeting of the Conference of Western Attorneys General

Dean Johnson Comments on ‘Sanctuary City’ Funding for Capital Public Radio

Professor Angela Harris Elected to American Law Institute

Professor Pruitt Comments for Washington Post on Unemployment and Rural Communities

Professor Soucek Interviewed on Trump and Gay Rights by Public Radio International

Professor Cooper, Immigration Law Clinic Featured in Sacramento Bee

Professor Ventry Comments on SEC Whistleblower Law for Law360

Professor Larson Cited in New Yorker on Baby Naming

Professor Joo Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Trump Border Wall

Professor Imwinkelried Quoted in Los Angeles Times on FBI Profiler

Professor Frank Comments on California Supreme Court Ruling for Associated Press

Professor Frank Teaches Comparative Environmental Law in Como, Italy

Professor Lee Comments on Drug Prices for Los Angeles Times

Professor Larson Publishes on Treason in ‘Take Care’ Blog

New Research by Professor Shestowsky Featured in Dispute Resolution Magazine

Professor Chander, Visiting Lecturer Pinchis-Paulsen Participate in Council on Foreign Relations Workshop

Professor Joslin Contributes to Revised Uniform Parentage Act

Professor Imwinkelried Publishes Guest Editorial in The Crime Story

Professors Horton, Chandrasekher Cited in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration Rule

July

Professor Chin Comments on Cemetery Segregation for National Public Radio

Dean Johnson Receives Academic Leadership Award from Hispanic National Bar Foundation

Professor Bennoune Keynotes United Nations’ Cultural Rights Seminar

Professor Larson Cited on Treason by USA Today, Vox

Professor Dodge Cited by District Court

Professor Larson Comments for National Media on Trump Campaign and Treason

Professor Pérez Comments on Rising Citizenship Applications for Sacramento Bee

Professor Imwinkelried Signatory to U.S. Supreme Court Brief on Evidentiary Privilege Issue

Professor Cooper Comments for Sacramento Bee on Deportation and Immigrants' Anxieties

Professor Pruitt Joins Poverty and Geography Network

Professor Ikemoto Presents in Reproductive Justice Webinar

King Hall Faculty Lead ‘U.S. Supreme Court Year in Review’

Immigration Clinic Wins Published Decision in Ninth Circuit, Draws National Media Coverage

Dean Johnson Quoted on Trump and Immigration Policy by San Francisco Chronicle

Professor Larson Comments for Capital Public Radio on Federal Court Ruling

King Hall Faculty Shine in Law and Society Annual Meeting

Dean Johnson Comments on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling for Law 360

Professor Soucek Quoted on Travel Ban in San Francisco Chronicle

Professor West Comments for BuzzFeed on Universities and Sexual Harassment

Dean Johnson Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Iowa Supreme Court Immigration Case

Professor Soucek Cited in Second Circuit Briefs

Dean Johnson Comments on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling for Law360

Professor Dodge Files Amicus Brief in Human Rights Case with U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Cooper Presents in New Orleans, Sacramento

Professor Dodge Speaks at Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland

June

Senior Associate Dean and Professor Madhavi Sunder Appointed to Daniel J. Dykstra Endowed Chair

New Faculty Join UC Davis School of Law in 2017-2018

Professor Bhagwat Visits Chile as Part of UC Davis School of Law Chile Initiative

Professor White Comments on Prisoners’ Class-Action Suit for Houston Chronicle

Professor Larson Comments on Trump and Impeachment for ABC-10

Professor Ventry Cited on Mortgage-Interest Deduction by Tax Notes

Professor Imwinkelried Comments for PolitiFact on Trump and Executive Privilege

Professor Shanske Comments on State Carbon Taxes for Tax Notes

Professor Lee Presents Paper at the University of Houston’s National IP Conference

Professor Villazor Presents at Fordham Law School Family Law Conference

Professor Shestowsky Speaks at Sacramento Bar Association ADR Section Luncheon

Professor Joh Co-hosts Hit Podcast on ‘What Trump Can Teach Us about Con Law’

UC Davis Researchers Uncover Forgotten ‘War on Chinese Restaurants’

Professor Miguel Méndez Dies at 74

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Fundamentalism and Human Rights by IFEX

Professor Chander Speaks at Arizona State University College of Law

Professor Dodge Participates in State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law

Professor Joslin Presents at Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference at Fordham Law School

Dean Johnson Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Plenary Power Doctrine

Professor Bennoune Comments on Terrorist Attacks for Christian Science Monitor

Professor Pruitt Comments for Wall Street Journal on Problems of Rural Poor

Professor Bennoune Named among ‘500 Leading Lawyers in America’ by Lawdragon

Professor Lee Presents Paper at Santa Clara University School of Law

Professor Imwinkelried Attends National Conference of Bar Examiners Committee Meeting

Professor Dodge Presents Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law at ALI Annual Meeting

Professor Villazor Presents at Columbia Law School

May

Dean Johnson Comments for KPCC on Federal Funding and ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Professor Joh Comments for The Atlantic on Data Privacy

Professor Ventry Publishes Op-ed in The Hill on Homeownership under Trump’s Tax Plan

Professor Chin Comments for ABC-10 on Sessions Memo

Professors Chandrasekher, Harris, Joe, and Tang Present at Duke Law School’s Culp Colloquium

Professor Chander Speaks at Global Digital Futures Policy Forum

Professor Lin Speaks at Northwestern University School of Law

Professor Ventry Comments for Bloomberg on Mortgage-Interest Deduction

Professor Shestowsky Comments for Daily Journal on JAMS Lawsuit

Professor Cooper Comments on ‘Immigrant Day’ for KCRA-3

Professor Ventry Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Whistle-Blower Law

Professor Elmendorf Wins Research Grant from MIT Election Data and Science Lab

Professor Cooper Comments for Media on Immigration Arrest at Travis Air Force Base

Professors Chin and Ikemoto Testify for California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs

Professor Lin Speaks at Arizona State University Sustainability Conference

Camille Pannu, Water Justice Clinic Director, Speaks at Equal Justice Conference

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Governor Brown and ‘Sanctuary State’ Proposal

Professor Pruitt Publishes Op-ed in The National Law Journal

Professor Frank Comments on California Supreme Court Case for Los Angeles Times

Professor Larson Comments for National Post on Trump Staff and Logan Act

Professor Simmons Comments for Bloomberg BNA on State Board of Equalization

Associate Dean Sunder Presents at Northwestern University

Professor Bennoune Keynotes UCLG Culture Summit in South Korea

Professor Frank Comments for Los Angeles Times on California Coastal Commission Budget

Associate Dean Sunder, Professors Brownstein and Larson Speak at UC Davis Free Speech Event

Professor Villazor Presents at Columbia University

Professor Joh Interviewed on Police Technology by The Intercept

Professor Ventry Comments on Trump and IRS for McClatchy Newspapers Online

Professor Elmendorf Receives National Science Foundation Research Award

Professor Frank Comments on California Supreme Court Case for San Diego Union-Tribune

Dean Johnson Comments on Legal Aid for Deported Vets for KPCC

Professor Chin Quoted in San Quentin News

Professor White Interviewed by Roya Ladan ’12 for Gideon

Professor Pruitt Elected Vice-President of Rural Sociological Society

Professor Elmendorf Presents at Midwest Political Science Association Conference

Professor Frank Speaks at California Bar Real Property Section Conference

Professor Villazor Presents at Fordham University School of Law

Professors Bhagwat, Soucek Present at Yale Law School

April

Dean Johnson Comments for NBC News on President Trump and Judge Curiel

Associate Dean Sunder, Professor Ikemoto Present at Boston College 'Race and Intellectual Property' Conference

Professor Lee Publishes Essay on ‘Safeguarding Science’ in Huffington Post

Professor Joo Comments on Border Wall Project Opposition for Politico

Dean Johnson Publishes Op-ed on District Court ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Decision in Daily Journal

Professor Dodge Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Shestowsky Presents Research at ABA Conference

Dean Johnson Comments on Workplace Immigration Raids for Public Radio International

Professor Joh Comments for New York Times, Los Angeles Times on Facebook Murder Video

Professor Soucek Publishes Op-ed in Sacramento Bee

Professor Ventry Comments for Vice on Return-Free Tax Filing

Professor Larson Quoted in Sacramento Bee Column

Dean Johnson Re-elected as President of Legal Services of Northern California

Professor Villazor Testifies before California Assembly Higher Education Committee

Professor Dodge Cited by District Court

Professor Joh Presents at NYU School of Law

Professor Saucedo Speaks at Cornell University

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Trump Immigration Policies

Professor Joh Interviewed on NPR Regarding Police Body Cameras

Professor Horton Comments on Wells Fargo Arbitration for Los Angeles Times

Professor Frank Interviewed by Public Policy Institute of California on Federal Water Rule

Professor Lee Presents Paper at Northwestern University School of Law

Professor Afsharipour Speaks at University of Washington School of Law

Professor Ikemoto Speaks at UC Berkeley Center for Genetics and Society

Dean Johnson Comments on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ and Federal Funding for KQED

Professor Joh Publishes Op-ed in Slate

Professor Larson Comments for Vox on Trump and Treason

Professor Ventry Comments on IRS and Trump Supporter for Business Insider

Professor Chin Comments for PolitiFact Florida on Constitutional Rights of Undocumented Immigrants

Professor Dodge Cited by District Court

Professor Jasmine Harris Presents at National Disability Rights Law Conference

Professor Bennoune Speaks at University of Pennsylvania Conference

March

Dean Johnson Publishes Op-ed in Sacramento Bee on Legal Services Corporation Funding

Professor Ventry Publishes Op-ed in New York Times on IRS Budget Cuts

Professor Larson Comments for New York Times, Washington Post on Child Naming Lawsuit

Dean Johnson Serves as Panelist for Salon Immigration ‘Debate’

Professor Pruitt Comments on Government and Rural Populations for Fresno Bee

Professor Joo Comments on Border Wall Project for San Francisco Chronicle

Dean Johnson Comments for Media on Local Authorities and Immigration

Professor Horton Presents at St. John’s Law School, Accepts Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

Professor Chin Lectures on Immigration at Carroll College Constitutional Studies Center

Professor Bennoune Speaks at Yale Human Rights Symposium

Professor Chander Speaks at World Economic Forum

Professor Lee Delivers Opening Lecture at Northeastern University Law Review Symposium

Professor Shanske Presents at Duke Law

Professor Frank Speaks at Environmental Law Institute Training

Professor Joh Speaks at William & Mary Law School

Dean Johnson Comments for San Francisco Chronicle on Economic Impacts of Increased Deportations

Professor Bhagwat Publishes Essay in Inside Higher Ed

Professor Larson Interviewed on Capital Public Radio Regarding Supreme Court Nominee

Professor Frank Comments for the Los Angeles Times on Trump and California Emission Standards

Professor Joo Comments for NBCNews.com on Business Travel

Professor Afsharipour Comments for San Francisco Chronicle on Uber Leadership Turnover

Professor Joh Quoted in Forbes on Google Data Warrant Case

Professor Bennoune Speaks at Events during UN Commission on the Status of Women

Professor Larson Comments for Daily Journal on California Attorney General’s New D.C. Staffer

Dean Johnson Cited on Trump Budget by San Francisco Chronicle

Professor Joo Quoted in San Francisco Chronicle

Dean Johnson Delivers Dreyfous Lecture at Tulane Law School

Professor Joslin Attends Drafting Meeting for Uniform Law Commission Parentage Act Committee

Professor Pruitt Speaks at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Faculty Workshop

Professor Joo Presents at Tulane Law School

Dean Johnson Comments for Associated Press on Supreme Court Nominee and Immigration

Dean Johnson Comments for KQED on Trump Immigration Policy

Professor Ventry Interviewed on NPR Regarding Best Way to File Taxes

Professor Joh Comments on Uber Controversy for Time

Professor Larson Comments for CNN on Trump and Russia

Family Law Scholarship by Professor Joslin Reviewed in Jotwell

Professor Lee Comments on Patent Case for the Northern California Record

Professor Joslin Co-authors Brief in Case about Children Born to Same-Sex Married Couples

Professor Shanske Co-authors Essay for State Tax Notes

Professor Shanske Presents at UC Irvine School of Law

Professor Frank Interviewed on Climate Change Policy on Capital Public Radio

Professor Frank Speaks on California Water Law at McGeorge School of Law

Dean Johnson Testifies before California Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigrants’ Rights

Professor Bennoune, Accompanied by King Hall Students, Presents Report to United Nations

Professor Ventry Comments for New York Times on Proposed IRS Budget Cuts

Professor Frank Quoted in The Atlantic on California Clean Air Standards

Professor Chander Presents at Santa Clara University Internet Law Conference

Professor Chin Signs onto Amicus Brief in California Court of Appeal Immigration Case

Professor Lin Presents at George Washington University Law School Shapiro Symposium

Dean Johnson Quoted in The New Yorker on U.S. Immigration History

Professor Horton Comments for Wall Street Journal on Probate Case

Professor Larson Discusses Treason Law on Connecticut Public Radio

Professor Frank Quoted in PBS Report on California Water Politics

Professor Shestowsky Comments for Media on Alternative Dispute Resolution Suit

Professor Shestowsky Speaks at Global Pound Conference

Holly Cooper Comments on the Deportation Process for Sacramento Bee

Dean Johnson Comments on Homeland Security Immigration Memos for KQED

Professor Villazor Presents at UC Berkeley, University of Arizona

Professor Chin Speaks at Federal Bar Council’s Winter Bench and Bar Conference

Professor Elmendorf Presents at William and Mary Law School

Professor Afsharipour Presents at UC Berkeley School of Law

February

Dean Johnson Comments on Mexico’s Support for Immigrants for NPR’s Marketplace

Professor Bennoune Presents New Report to United Nations

Professor Larson Publishes Essay on Treason in Washington Post

Professor Florey Comments on Indian Casino Plan for Sacramento Bee

Associate Dean Sunder, Professor Chander Publish Op-ed in Sacramento Bee

Professor Frank Comments for Los Angeles Times on Trump EPA Pick

Dean Johnson Comments on Sanctuary Cities for Monterey Herald

Professor Ventry Comments for ATTN on Tax Preparation Software

Professor Pruitt Comments for Media on Urban-Rural Differences in the Workplace

Holly Cooper Quoted by Law360 on Expedited Removal Orders

Professor Frank Presents at Planning & Conservation League Symposium

Professor Ikemoto Presents at UC Irvine, King Hall

Professor Frank Testifies Before California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality

Professor Lee Presents Paper at the University of Texas School of Law

Dean Johnson Highlights King Hall Collaboration with Fair Political Practices Commission

Professor Brownstein Publishes Commentary in U.S. News on Johnson Amendment Repeal Effort

Professor Chander Cited in The Economist

Professor Chin Comments on Ninth Circuit Immigration Order for Sacramento Bee

Professor Larson Interviewed by Vice on Trump Administration and Russians

Professor Afsharipour Cited in Los Angeles Times on Corporate Mergers

Dean Johnson Publishes Essay on Immigration Detention in The Conversation

Professor Bhagwat Comments on Supreme Court Nominee for Buzzfeed

Professor Chin Comments on Plenary Power Doctrine for KPFA

Professor Frank Comments for Daily Journal on State Liability and Oroville Dam

Dean Johnson Comments on California Immigrant Rights Bill for KXTV

Professor Pruitt Comments on Economic Problems of Rural Areas for Equal Voice News

Dean Johnson Interviewed on Trump Executive Orders by KALW

Professor Villazor Testifies Before California Senate on Immigration Bill

Professor Imwinkelried Signs onto Amicus Brief in Evidence Case

Dean Johnson Comments for CNN on Immigration Policy

Professor Lin Comments for Bloomberg BNA on Public Nuisance Suits

Professor Chin Comments for NPR’s Marketplace on Immigration Enforcement

Dean Johnson Interviewed on Trump Immigration Order by Minnesota Public Radio

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for eFM

Professor Saucedo Delivers Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Professor Chin Speaks at University of Georgia Law Review Conference

Professor Chin Keynotes University of Denver Law Review Symposium

Korematsu Comic by Associate Dean Sunder, Professor Chander Draws Renewed Attention

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for Orange County Register

Dean Johnson Comments on Trump Immigration Order for Vice

Dean Johnson Comments on Sanctuary Cities for KCRA-3

Professor Frank Comments for Los Angeles Times on Environmental Laws and Border Wall

Professor Larson Comments on Justice Kennedy for KCRA-3

Professors Horton, Chandrasekher Honored with Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

Professor Chin Comments on Sanctuary Cities for KJZZ

Professor Imwinkelried Guests on Vanderbilt Law Podcast

Professor Frank Speaks on Recent Environmental Law Developments

Mary Louise Frampton Speaks at UC Berkeley School of Law ‘Counter Inauguration’

Professor Bennoune Speaks UC Berkeley School of Law Colloquium

Professor Chander Speaks on Data Localization to California Bar Association Intellectual Property Section

January

Professor Frank Comments for KCRA-3 on Trump and EPA Contract Freeze

Professor Larson Interviewed on Trump and Russia by TBS eFM's ‘This Morning’

Professor Dodge Presents Draft of Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law to ALI Council

Professor Frank Comments on State and Federal Environmental Law Enforcement for Capital & Main

Professor Bennoune Interviewed on Capital Public Radio's Insight

Professor Pruitt’s Work on Rwandan War Crimes Trial Featured in Buzzfeed

Professor Larson Comments for Media on Trump and Treason

María Blanco, UC Undocumented Legal Services Center, Featured in Sacramento Bee

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Qandeel Baloch at Celebration of Life 2017 Event

Professor Larson Comments for Daily Journal on California Hiring of Eric Holder

Professor Lee Comments on Apple v. Samsung Supreme Court Decision for Northern California Record

Donna Shestowsky Presents on Negotiations for the Kellogg School of Management

Professor Frank Speaks to Sacramento County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section

King Hall Faculty Play Prominent Roles in AALS Annual Meeting

Dean Johnson Publishes Essay on Trump Administration and Immigration

María Blanco Comments for Rolling Stone on Universities and Immigration

Professor Larson Comments on State’s Rights for All Things Considered

Dean Johnson Comments on Economics of Immigration for KPCC

Professor Chin Comments on Sanctuary Cities for Vox

Dean Johnson Comments on States and Immigration Law for KJZZ

Professor Lee Presents Paper at University of San Diego School of Law

Professor Lin Comments on Environmental Law and Trump Administration for Daily Journal