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undergraduate: Faculty

Rachel Van Cleave
Titles:
  • Dean of the School of Law
  • Professor of Law
Department:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6601

COURSES TAUGHT

Comparative Criminal Justice

Criminal Law

Gender and the Law

Property, Wills & Trusts

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Comparative Criminal Justice

Property/Wills & Trusts

State Constitutional Law

EDUCATION

  • JSM, Stanford University School of Law

  • JD, Hastings College of the Law, University of California

  • BA, Stanford University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Interviewed on the Chicago Public Media station WBEZ on Italian rape law.

Clerked for the Hon. Sam D. Johnson, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Austin.

J. Hadley Edgar Professor, Texas Tech University School of the Law.

Taught legal research and writing at Santa Clara University School of Law and Stanford University School of Law.

Studied Italian criminal justice system as a Fulbright Scholar.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • At a vigil held September 17, 2012, at UC Hastings, GGU Law Interim Dean Rachel Van Cleave shared special memories of Ambassador Chris Stevens, a personal friend and former classmate, who was killed last week when the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was bombed.

    Read the Eulogy