LAW : FACULTY

Laura A. Cisneros
Laura A. Cisneros
Title:

Associate Professor of Law

School:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-369-5358

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Constitutional Law
  • Federal Courts

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Constitutional Law
  • Supreme Court
  • Language and the Law

EDUCATION

LLM, University of Wisconsin Law School

JD, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law

BA, University of San Diego

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Paging Dr. Derrida: A Deconstructionist Approach to Understanding the Affordable Care Act Litigation54 Santa Clara L. Rev. 19 (2014).

Youngstown Sheet to Boumediene: A Story of Judicial Ethos and the (Un)Fastidious Use of Language, 115 W. Va. L. Rev. 577 (2012).

Transformative Properties of FDR's Court-packing Plan and the Significance of Symbol, 15 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 61 (2012).

The Constitutional Interpretation/Construction Distinction: A Useful Fiction, 27Const. Comment. 71 (2010).

Standing Doctrine, Judicial Technique, and the Gradual Shift From Rights-Based Constitutionalism to Executive-Centered Constitutionalism, 59 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1089 (2009).

Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain - Restricting Access to US Courts Under the Federal Tort Claims Act and the Alien Tort Statute: Reversing the Trend, 6 Loy. J. Pub. Interest L. 81 (2004).

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Member, California State Bar

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Scholarly Paper Award, American Association of Law Schools (for a junior faculty member whose paper makes a substantial contribution to legal literature), January 2009
  • William H. Hastie Fellow, University of Wisconsin Law School