Law

  • A powerhouse of high tech law

    A powerhouse of high tech law

    Nathalie Pierrepont, 23 Oct 2013

    SCU grads populate the top ranks of Silicon Valley legal departments because technology is “everywhere they turn,” says High Tech Law Institute director Eric Goldman.

  • When justice is kidnapped

    When justice is kidnapped

    Deborah Lohse & Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • 'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    Sarah McBride, 2 Jan 2013

    SCU law professor Colleen Chien says individuals and companies that do not themselves make anything are bringing the majority of U.S. patent lawsuits.

  • What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    What we talk about when we talk about 'like'

    Irina Raicu J.D. ’09, 17 Oct 2012

    Internet ethics expert Irina Raicu considers why clicking a button isn’t necessarily an endorsement.

  • How to nail a dictator

    How to nail a dictator

    Brittany Yap, 3 Apr 2012

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize honors Spanish human rights advocate and attorney Almudena Bernabeu, who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims across Latin America, Africa, and the world.

  • A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    A Constitution for Facebook Nation

    Clay Hamilton, 24 Feb 2012

    Chicago author and law professor Lori Andrews spoke about online privacy issues on March 8.

  • Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    Discouraging job creation overseas could backfire

    David Yosifon, 10 Feb 2012

    David Yosifon argues that there are other ways to encourage job growth without resorting to protectionism.

  • Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Deborah Lohse, 12 Jan 2012

    Legendary lawyer Clarence Darrow comes to campus—and shows that ethical issues raised in the Trial of the Century remain as vexing today as they did when spittoons lined the courthouse floor.

    Winter 2012 | LAW

  • Call her Commissioner

    Call her Commissioner

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Jul 2011

    Catherine J. K. Sandoval joins the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Summer 2011

  • The big draw

    The big draw

    Jon Teel '12, 1 Jul 2011

    The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is remaking the maps by which politicians are elected. And legal scholar Angelo Ancheta is in the thick of it.

    Summer 2011