Professor Eunice Park published “The Elephant in the Room: What is a ‘Nonroutine’ Border Search, Anyway? Digital Device Searches Post-Riley” in the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 44:3 Hastings Const. L.Q. 277 (2017). The article proposes an approach that obviates distinguishing between routine and nonroutine electronic device border searches, and rethinks the applicability in the digital era of notions of ingress versus egress, and imminent versus ongoing crime, in balancing the tension between law enforcement interests and individual privacy rights.
Professors Monica Todd and Eunice Park presented at the 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Legal Writing Conference on “Settlement: A 1L Exercise to Prepare for Appellate Advocacy.” At the conference, held from March 10-11 at Arizona State University, Professors Todd and Park discussed how a settlement negotiation exercise can allow students to experience a practical introduction to persuasion before launching into the appellate brief assignment for the semester.
Professor Eunice Park’s article, “Establishing Learning Outcomes Under ABA Standard 302: Cultural Competence,” was published in the Association of American Law Schools Section on Teaching Methods Fall 2016 newsletter. Professor Park discusses how legal writing courses offer opportunities to raise awareness of the importance of sensitivity to diverse cultural mores, and how to assess students’ cultural competence, in order to prepare students “for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession.”
Professors Monica Todd, Eunice Park and Lori Roberts presented at the Legal Writing Institute’s 17th Biennial Conference in Portland, Oregon, held July 10-13. As part of the Social Justice Panel on Client-Centered Advocacy, the professors discussed why cultural competency should be included as a learning outcome in the legal writing curriculum; suggested how it can be done, including some of the challenges of posing culturally sensitive issues in the classroom; and provided ideas for assessment and following up on the results.
2Ls Ruby Becker and Keith Gallarzo, coached by Professor Eunice Park, won the 21st Annual National Juvenile Law Moot Court Competition, held at Whittier Law School on February 5-6. In a particularly competitive year with 22 teams competing, Keith also won Fifth Place Oral Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds and Second Place Oral Advocate after the Quarter-Finals. The final round was adjudicated by the Honorable Michael Levanas, Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Juvenile Courts; the Honorable Craig E. Arthur, of the Orange County Superior Court, currently sitting in a juvenile dependency assignment; the Honorable Teresa Sullivan, of the Los Angeles County Superior Court who serves in the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court; and Dean Penelope Bryan, of Whittier Law School.
Professor Eunice Park’s article, “Equitable, Gender-Neutral Writing Means More Effective Advocacy,” has been published in California Lawyer‘s August issue. Professor Park is a regular contributor to the magazine’s Legal-Ease column.