Research Dean’s February 2020 Roundup of Scholarly Activities


Works Accepted

  • Hadar Aviram, “The Politics of Penalty,” in Oxford Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (forthcoming)
  • Hadar Aviram, “A Table Before Me in the Presence of My Enemies: Susan Atkins and the Spectacle of Aging on Parole,” Journal of International Criminal Law (forthcoming)
  • Scott Dodson, “Personal Jurisdiction in a Comparative Context,” 68 American Journal of Comparative Law (forthcoming 2020)
  • Scott Dodson, “A Critique of Jurisdictionality,” 39 Review of Litigation (forthcoming 2020)
  • Zach Price, “Congressional Authority Over Military Offices,” 99 Texas Law Review(forthcoming 2021)
  • Jodi Short et al., “Improving Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: The Role of Institutional Environments and Monitoring Program Design,” Industrial & Labor Relations Review(forthcoming)
  • David Takacs, “We are the River,” University of Illinois Law Review (forthcoming)
  • David Takacs, “An Aye Aye for an Aye Aye: Making Biodiversity Offsets Sustainable,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law(forthcoming)
  • Jessica Vapnek, “Food & Agriculture Policy,” in Handbook on Business & Public Policy (Edward Elgar, forthcoming) (with Tiffany Wang)
  • Manoj Viswanathan, “Corporate Behavior and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” University of Chicago Law Review Online(forthcoming 2020) (with Nicholas Cohen)

Awards and Honors

  • Jodi Short’s coauthored article “Coupling Labor Codes of Conduct and Supplier Labor Practices: The Role of Internal Structural Conditions,” published in Organization Science in 2019, was selected as a finalist for the 2020 Responsible Research in Management/Dare to Care Award.

Blog Posts, Op-Eds, News & Magazine Columns, and Online Essays

  • Mark Aaronson posted a blog review of Richard Boswell’s article on the UC Law SF Scholarship Blog.
  • Robin Feldman, op-ed, “President Trump’s Coronavirus Response Highlights a Flawed Drug Pricing System,” Washington Post(Feb. 27, 2020)
  • Rory Little posted an opinion review on SCOTUSblog on Feb. 26.
  • Richard Marcus posted a blog review of Scott Dodson’s article on the UC Law SF Scholarship Blog.
  • Bill Wang, “Myths About the Traditional and Roth 401(k)/IRA That Affect How People Use Them,” Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report(Feb. 3, 2020)
  • Frank H. Wu, “Responding to coronavirus is not ‘racist,’” Daily Journal(Feb. 11, 2020)


  • Hadar Aviram spoke about her book Yesterday’s Monsters on the Good Law, Bad Law podcast in February.
  • Hadar Aviram gave a book talk on Yesterday’s Monsters at N.Y.U. on Feb. 28.
  • Ben Depoorter was a panel organizer and discussant on “Public Law & Economics” at the Midterm Meeting in Law & Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam on Feb. 14.
  • Ben Depoorter presented “So Sue Me…Please: Litigation Benefits in Intellectual Property” at the Workshop on Intellectual Property Papers in Progress at Santa Clara Law School on Feb. 7.
  • Veena Dubal was a panelist at an ACS event on tech-worker organizing.
  • Veena Dubal submitted invited testimony on “Data, Automation, and Work” for the California Assembly Rising Tides Summit.
  • Veena Dubal spoke on “An Uber Ambivalence” and gave a keynote address titled “Disrupting Regulation, Regulating Disruption” at an Indiana-Bloomington Law symposium on The Sharing Economy & Inequality.
  • Veena Dubal presented “An Uber Ambivalence” at an Ohio State Law faculty colloquium.
  • Veena Dubal gave an invited talk titled “Working on the Border of Employment” at the COuntertechnologies at the Edgelands conference at UCSD.
  • Jaime King spoke to the National Academy of Medicine’s Leadership Consortium on “The Role of Consolidation and Price Transparency in Health Care Costs” on Feb. 13.
  • Jaime King testified before the California Legislature’s Assembly Health Committee in the hearing “Cost Containment: Considerations for California” on Feb. 25.
  • Karen Musalo gave a plenary address titled “The Plight of Migrant Mothers: Restoring Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence” at the In Children’s Best Interestssymposium at American University on Feb. 14.
  • Karen Musalo was a panelist on the Immigration Law panel at the UC Law SF Journalannual symposium on Feb. 21.
  • Sheila Purcell spoke on “Online Dispute Resolution” at the Northern California ADR Faculty Conference on Feb. 22.
  • Sheila Purcell moderated “The Young and Employed Career Panel: Redefining the Neutral’s Role” at UC Law SF on Feb. 11.
  • Manoj Viswanathan presented “The Role of Revenue Effects on IRS Discretion” at the UC Law SF Journalsymposium on Administrative Law in the Age of Trump on Feb. 21.
  • Manoj Viswanathan presented “Implementing a (Modern) Progressive Consumption Tax” at UC Irvine’s Tax Symposium on Machine Intelligence on Feb. 25.