Torts

Stephen S. Gealy

Stephen S. Gealy Adjunct Law Professor

Mr. Gealy is a defense lawyer.  His personal injury defense practice over the years has run the gamut from soft tissue injury and minor property damage claims to catastrophic injury and wrongful death suits.  His trial experience in state and federal courts includes well over one hundred trials of cases arising from fires, alleged product defects and automobile, commercial truck, aircraft, oil field, agricultural and industrial accidents.  Mr.

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Professor Craig Lawson

Craig M. Lawson Professor of Law Emeritus

Professor Lawson joined the faculty in 1978. Born in 1948, he received his B.A. from Yale University in 1970 (French) and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1974. At Hastings, he was Executive Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1974 and practiced with a San Francisco law firm from 1974 to 1976. During the 1977-78 academic year, he was a teaching fellow at the University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign.

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Harvey Perlman

Harvey Perlman Harvey and Susan Perlman Alumni Professor of Law

Professor Perlman received his B.A. in History in 1963 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his J.D.

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Richard Wiener

Richard L. Wiener Professor of Psychology and Courtesy Professor of Law

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Professor Sandi Zellmer

Sandra B. Zellmer Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Law

Sandra Zellmer began teaching at the College of Law in 2003. She teaches and writes about natural resources, water law, public lands, wildlife, environmental law, disaster law, and related topics. Zellmer is a co-author and principal editor of a casebook, Natural Resources Law (with Professors Laitos and Wood) (West 2d edition 2012), Principles of Natural Resources Law: A Concise Hornbook (with Laitos) (West 2014), and Water Law in a Nutshell (with Amos) (West 5th edition forthcoming 2015).

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