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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Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

  • “Hearsay” in Federal Practice & Procedure (with Charles A. Wright) (forthcoming 2017)

Journal Articles

  • “The Right to Remain Armed” in 93 Washington University Law Review 1 (2015)
  • “Trial by Google: Judicial Notice in the Information Age” in 108 Northwestern Law Review 1137 (with Andrew Ferguson) (2014)
  • “eHearsay” in 98 Minnesota Law Review 7 (2013)
  • “Facebook, Twitter, and the Uncertain Future of Present Sense Impressions” in 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 331 (2012)
  • “The Incredible Shrinking Confrontation Clause” in 92 Boston University Law Review 1865 (2012)
  • “Crime Severity Distinctions and the Fourth Amendment: Reassessing Reasonableness in a Changing World” in 97 Iowa Law Review 1 (2011)
  • “Widening Batson?s Net to Ensnare More than the Unapologetically Bigoted or Painfully Unimaginative Attorney” in 96 Cornell Law Review 1075 (with Semitsu) (2011)