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Published: 7 years ago

Washington Supreme Court’s Sweeping Call to Fix Racial Bias in Jury Selection

As the Seattle Times reports: Justices on the Washington Supreme Court on Thursday decried what they described as persistent racial bias in jury selection and called for new protections against it, possibly including the abolition of a legal tradition that dates back more than …

Published: 8 years ago

Teacher of the Year?

I just found out I won this year’s USD School of Law “Teacher of the Year” award, a distinction voted on by the student body and bestowed to a single faculty member! I’m not sure I deserve it, but I am incredibly honored and …

Published: 8 years ago

Best. Lunchbox. Ever.

I received this gift from my soon-to-graduate law students in Section 17B who were in my class when they were 1Ls. As a collector of metal lunch boxes, I can say that this one is priceless.

Published: 8 years ago

Women of Color in Law Luncheon: “In Search of Love: Conversations with Women of Color in Law About The Politics of Personal Relationships”

  I will be moderating this event, which promises to be the liveliest legal luncheon ever. More info:

Published: 8 years ago

LAF-OFF: The All-Stars Edition

Against my better judgment, I agreed to participate again in this year’s LAF-OFF (Lawyers Are Funny) stand-up comedy competition for lawyers to raise money for the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program. For those who want to witness my potential epic fail, I’ll be taking …