Recent ​Faculty Scholarship

​Committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, the University of San Diego School of Law's faculty is recognized nationally for their scholarly impact.

USD's community of scholars author leading casebooks and treatises, scholarly monographs published by the finest university presses and influential articles in the nation's leading law reviews. Faculty members come from diverse personal, professional and academic backgrounds and include numerous former judicial clerks, practitioners from the private and public sectors as well as both sitting and former judges.

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Hirsch, Adam

Books

  • The Rise of the Penitentiary: Prisons and Punishment in Early America (Yale University Press, 1992)

Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

  • American History of Inheritance Law” in Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Katz, ed.) (Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • “From Pillory to Penitentiary: The Rise of Criminal Incarceration in Early Massachusetts” in Crime and Justice in American History (Information Today, Inc., 1990)
  • “The Collision of Military Cultures in Seventeenth-Century New England” in Essays in North American Indian History (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 1990)
  • “From Pillory to Penitentiary: The Rise of Criminal Incarceration in Early Massachusetts” in Police, Prison and Punishment: Major Historical Interpretations (Garland Publishing, 1987)

Journal Articles

Presentations and Conferences

  • "The Role of Federal Law in Private Wealth Transfer" as presenter at Vanderbilt Law Review Symposium at Vanderbilt Law School (February 21, 2014)

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