Past Visiting Scholars

2015

William Gibbons-Fly
US Department of State
Advances in International Oceans Law and Policy, With Respect To Efforts To Conserve and Manage Living Marine Resources, Protect the Broader Marine Environment, and Detect, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.

Suhyon Kim
Tokyo Public Law Office
The US Immigration System: Legalizing the Stay of Undocumented Migrants in the United States

Shigeo Miyagawa
Waseda University
Transnational Developments of Clinical Legal Education

Sujin Park
Korea Maritime Institute
Integrated Studies of International Law of the Sea, International Environmental Law (Convention on Biological Diversity, Nagoya Protocol, UNCLOS), and International Regulatory Regimes for the Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
The Political Culture of Fin de Siècle Administrative Law

2014

Kyong Jun Choi
University of Washington
Democratization and Changes in Law Enforcement in New Democracies

Hernán Javier del Frade de Blas
Spanish Merchant Navy Directorate
Maritime Pollution, Enforcement Procedures, and Law on Standardization of Safety Equipment on Recreational Boats

Eugenio Di Agosta
University of Bologna
The Emerging Criminalization of Intellectual Property Rights in the Modern Legislations

William Gibbons-Fly
US Department of State
Advances in International Oceans Law and Policy, With Respect To Efforts To Conserve and Manage Living Marine Resources, Protect the Broader Marine Environment, and Detect, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.

Elena Górriz Royo
University of Valencia
Environmental Law and the US Legal System, with a Focus on the Policy Debate about Applicable Crimes and Penalties

Suhyon Kim
Tokyo Public Law Office
The US Immigration System: Legalizing the Stay of Undocumented Migrants in the United States

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
The Legal History of Urban Renewal in Postwar America and How It Relates to the Changing Meaning of Political Liberalism on That Period

Prof. Hirofumi Sueyoshi
Tezukayama University, Japan
The Debate on Marine Genetic Resources (MGR) and the Alien Tort Statute

2013

Hernán Javier del Frade de Blas
Spanish Merchant Navy Directorate
Maritime Pollution, Enforcement Procedures, and Law on Standardization of Safety Equipment on Recreational Boats

Prof. Jörgen Jensen
Aarhus University, Denmark
The Legal Regulation of Election Campaign Financing After Citizens United

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
Conflicts between Labor Law and Fair Employment Practices Law in the 1970s

Prof. Hirofumi Sueyoshi
Tezukayama University, Japan
The Debate on Marine Genetic Resources (MGR) and the Alien Tort Statute

2012

Prof. Nilufer Oral
Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Law of the Sea Issues and US Law

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
The Interaction of Labor Law and Fair Employment Practices Law in Postwar America

2011

Lavinia Brera
University of Milan, Italy
The Human Right to Access to Water in Light of the Recent Decisions of the ICSID

Prof. Claus Rohde
Aarhus University, Denmark
A Comparative Study of Danish and US Law on Leases and Franchises

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
Forging Rivals: Labor Law, Fair Employment Practices, and the Fate of Postwar Liberalism

2010

Prof. Michael Jensen
Aarhus University, Denmark
A Study of US Constitutional Law, with a Focus on Methods of Interpretation, Judicial Review, and the Constitutional Protection of Social Welfare Rights

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law
A Legal and Historical Study of Labor Law and FEPC Law

Prof. Stefan Schmid
University of Bern, Switzerland
Models of Direct Democracy in US States: Their Background and Their Constitutional Development in Comparison to Swiss Direct Democracy

Gordon-Alexander Wille
University of Bayreuth, Germany
The Influence of US State Constitutions on the Federal Level

2009

Prof. Armin Cuyvers
University of Leiden, Netherlands
A Comparative Study of US Confederate History and the European Union from a Legal and Political/Philosophical Point of View

Mauriz Müller
University of Lucerne, Switzerland
The Transfer and Reception of the Swiss Popular Initiative to the United States During the Era of the Progressive Movement (1890-1920)

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law

Diane Vernizeau
University of Western Brittany, France
The International Status of the European Union Through Maritime Agreements

2008

Prof. Felix Bommer
University of Lucerne, Switzerland
A Comparison of Plea Bargaining in the United States with the New Swiss Code of Criminal Procedure

Prof. Nilufer Oral
Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Law of the Sea Issues and US Law

Judge Takako Osawa
Nagoya District Court, Japan
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United States and Japan

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law

2007

Prof. Daniel Barcelo Rojas
Instituto de Investigaciones Juridicas de la UNAM, Mexico
American Judicial Federalism: Conflicts of Laws and Lockstep Analysis

Richard Chiang (Su Jiang)
Peking University, China
The Future of Imprisonment: Lessons from Current American and European Penal Theory and Penal Practice

Prof. Reuel Schiller
Hastings College of Law

Prof. Masaru Watanabe
Osaka City University, Japan
The Law of Labor Relationships in the Public Sector

2006

Prof. Takeshi Honjo
Hitotsubashi University, Japan
A Comparison of Criminal Sanction Systems in Japan and the United States

Judge Rak-Won Jang
Office of the President of the Republic of Korea
The American Jury System and Its Implementation in Korea

Prof. Sung Wook Lee
Pusan National University, Korea
The Relationship Between Labor Policies of the US Army in Korea and Changes in US Labor Policy from 1945-1948

Prof. Kieran McEvoy
Queens University Belfast, United Kingdom
Transitional Justice From Below

Prof. Koichi Nakatomi
Okayama University, Japan
Children’s Rights and Public Policy in the United States

David Neal, QC
Australia
Terrorism and the Rule of Law

Judge Shinji Oda
Tokyo District Court, Japan
A Comparative Study of the Patent Reexamination System

Prof. Kayoko Oshima
Doshisha University, Japan
American Educational Law and Freedom of Expression of Students in Public Schools

Prof. Kuninobu Takeda
Osaka University, Japan
Antitrust Law and Economic Law in the United States

2005

Prof. Chin-Chin Cheng
National Chung Cheng University, China
Study of International Labor Standards with a Focus on Employment Discrimination

Dr. Viviana Molaschi
University of Turin, Italy
A Comparative Study of US and Italian Law: Technological Change and Its Varied Impacts Upon the Development of Environmental Law

2004

Prof. Sang-Chul Lee
Korea Military Academy
US Administrative Law and Procedure

2003

Judge Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos
Council of State of Greece
The US Supreme Court and the Constitutional Rights of the Individual

Prof. Toshihiro Kawaide
Tokyo University, Japan
A Comparative Study of Juvenile Justice Systems in Japan and the United States

2002

Prof. José Luis Díez Ripollés
University of Málaga, Spain
A Study of US Criminal Justice Policy with a Special Interest in the Lawmaking Process

Prof. Tetsuya Fujimoto
Chuo University, Japan
Similarities and Differences Between the Criminal Justice Systems in Japan and the United States

Sofia Libedinsky
Catholic University of Temuco, Chile
Juvenile Criminal Responsibility: Analysis of the American System