Erwin Chemerinsky

Trump vs the Golden State

Erwin Chemerinsky writes for Daily Journal (registration required), March 13, 2018

Ultimately, underlying this dispute are very different views about immigration and about the scope of federal power. The greatest irony is in seeing a very conservative president championing federal power and progressives picking up the mantle of state’s rights.

Berkeley Law launches judicial institute led by Jeremy Fogel

Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Recorder, March 12, 2018

“We have the opportunity to be a leader in research and training on the crucial issues of judicial independence and judicial integrity,” said Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. “In Judge Jeremy Fogel, we truly have the ideal person to lead the institute.”

Clinics don’t have a right to lie about abortion. This is an easy call, Supreme Court

Erwin Chemerinsky writes for The Sacramento Bee, Feb. 27, 2018

Even if the Court finds that the required posting is compelled speech, the traditional interest in ensuring that patients receive accurate and adequate information is sufficient to justify this law. A contrary holding would put in jeopardy all informed consent laws in medicine and the countless laws that require posting of information in a myriad of contexts.