Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding dean, distinguished professor of law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, constitutional law, federal practice, and civil rights. Erwin is a renowned author of eight books including The Case Against the Supreme Court. He has argued before the nation’s highest courts and has been counsel to detainees in Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp in the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. He is a regular commentator on legal issues before the national and local media.

Guest Appearances
September 4, 2015
Justified Shooting or Police Misconduct? A Year In Review After Ferguson

Names like Michael Brown and Eric Garner bring forth opinions on both sides of the police power debate. One side cries abuse of power while the other claims self defense. It’s been more than a year since Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson and since that time, there have been other deaths at the hands...

March 11, 2014
The Ramifications of NSA Monitoring on Attorney-Client Privilege and the Bill of Rights

Attorney-Client Privilege predates US history and is a fixture of Western Law. Pro advocates of its proliferation declare its necessity to a fair and adequate defense. According to many legal experts, NSA monitoring of privileged attorney-client communications stands in direct violation to the United States Bill of Rights and yet others disagree. In this episode...

September 10, 2009
The Unveiling of UCI Law School

It’s back to school and many law students face a new curriculum, the large workload and the hefty price of tuition. But University of California, Irvine School of Law stands out with a new agenda, creating a hands-on approach to law school, a concentration in public service and free tuition for their inaugural class through...

June 12, 2008
The Emergence of New Law Schools

A sign of the times ~ more law schools? According to the National Law Journal, law schools are on the rise with as many as ten new ones, and a majority set to open on the East Coast. That’s what Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi discuss with experts, Dean Erwin...

October 10, 2007
2 Year Anniversary with Dean Chemerinsky and Chancellor Drake

It is official! This is the 2 year Anniversary Show of Lawyer 2 Lawyer! The past two years have been action-packed, covering a wide range of topics from controversial Supreme Court rulings and the effects of Global Warming to the power of E-discovery and the popularity of International Law. To help celebrate this momentous occasion,...

August 31, 2005
Inaugural Show – Two great guests!

“Coast to Coast” with J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi from Law.com’s arsenal of top law bloggers debuts with a great show! American Bar Association President Michael S. Greco is our special guest to talk about the challenges and goals for American lawyers over the next year. And from the Duke Law School, we’re fortunate...

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