Faculty Scholarship and Intellectual Life

The Sturm College of Law is a research institution that takes the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge through scholarly discourse quite seriously. We boast a long tradition of rigorous legal scholarship, which has always been a central component of our academic mission.

Recent Scholarship

Academic Press Books

Alan Chen

Free Speech Beyond Words: The Surprising Reach of the First Amendment (New York University Press, 2017) (with Mark V. Tushnet & Joseph Blocher)

Jan Laitos

Why Environmental Policies Fail (Cambridge University Press, 2017) (with Juliana Okulski)

Articles in Top Law Reviews

Rachel Arnow-Richman, Modifying At-Will Employment Contracts, 57 B.C. L. REV. 427 (2016) Read more

John Campbell and Bernard Chao, Time is Money: An Empirical Measure of Non-Economic Damages, 95 WASH. U. L. REV. 1 (2017) (with Christopher Robertson) Read more

Bernard Chao and Ian Farrell, Why Courts Fail to Protect Privacy: Race, Age, Bias and Technology, 106 CAL. L. REV. (forthcoming 2018) (with Catherine S. Durso and Christopher T. Robertson) Read more

Bernard Chao, Lost Profits in a Multicomponent World, 59 B.C.L. REV. (forthcoming 2018) Read more

Alan Chen & Justin Marceau, High Value Lies, Ugly Truths, and the First Amendment, 69 VAND. L. REV. 1435 (2016) Read more

Alan Chen & Justin Marceau, Free Speech and Democracy in the Video Age, 116 COLUM. L. REV. 991 (2015) Read more

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Abolishing Immigration Prisons, 97 B.U. L. REV. 245 (2017) Read more

Martin J. Katz, A Rosetta Stone For Causation, 127 YALE L.J.F. (forthcoming 2018)

Margaret Kwoka, First-Person FOIA, 127 YALE L. J. (forthcoming 2018) Read more

Margaret Kwoka, FOIA, Inc., 65 DUKE L. J. 1361 (2016) Read more

Margaret Kwoka, The Procedural Exceptionalism of National Security Secrecy, 96 B.U. L. REV. 103 (2017) Read more

Christopher Lasch, A Common-Law Privilege to Protect State and Local Courts During the Crimmigration Crisis, YALE L.J. FORUM (2017) Read more

Nancy Leong, The New Public Accommodations: Race Discrimination in the Platform Economy, 105 GEO. L.J. 1271 (2017) (with Aaron Belzer) Read more

Nancy Leong, The Misuse of Asian Americans in the Affirmative Action Debate, 64 UCLA L. REV. 90 (2016) Read more

Nancy Leong, Identity Entrepreneurs, 104 CAL. L. REV. 1333 (2016) Read more

Nancy Leong, New Economy, Old Biases, 100 MINN. L. REV. 2153 (2016) Read more

Viva Moffat & Sam Kamin, Trademark Laundering, Useless Patents, and Other IP Challenges for the Marijuana Industry, 73 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 217 (2016) Read more

Justin Pidot, The Common Law of Liable Party CERCLA Claims, STAN. L. REV. (forthcoming 2017) (with Dale Ratliff) Read more

Michael Siebecker, Political Insider Trading, 85 FORD. L. REV. 2717 (2017) Read more

Eli Wald, Being Good Lawyers: A Relational Approach to Law Practice, 29 GEO. J. LEGAL ETHICS 601 (2016) (with Russell G. Pearce) Read more

Intellectual Life Highlights

Two Denver Law faculty members receive prestigious Fulbright Awards

Associate Professors César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández and Robin Walker Sterling have received Fulbright awards for 2017-18. García Hernández will travel to Slovenia to conduct research in cross-border migration and immigration-related imprisonment; Walker Sterling is currently in Ghana conducting comparative research on juvenile justice. MORE

Professor Nancy Leong Elected to ALI

Professor Nancy Leong was recently elected into the American Law Institute (ALI), the most important independent legal organization in the nation dedicated to the reform and clarification of American Law. Leong is an expert in constitutional rights, anti-discrimination law and criminal procedure. She joins fellow Denver Law faculty members who were elected to the ALI in previous years: Roberto Corrada; K.K. DuVivier; Marty Katz; Ved Nanda; and Bruce Smith.

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