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Bahar Madani

Bahar Madani
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
Major: Philosophy, Pre-law

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California Initiative Forum

Learn About Proposed Laws

Students will present their nonpartisan, objective analysis of each of the 17 ballot measures at the 2016 California Initiative Review Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.

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J. Clark Kelso

J. Clark Kelso

Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Illinois
J.D., Columbia University


Phone: 916.739.7000
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Representative Scholarship

The California Supreme Court's 2009-2010 Term: The "George Court" comes to a close, Cal. Bar J., Sept. 2010 available at

Access to Justice: A Broader Perspective, 42 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1147 (2009) (with William C. Vickrey & Joseph L. Dunn).

Book Review,7 Election L.J.: Rules, Pol. & Pol’y 259 (2008) (reviewing Michael Streb ed., Running for Judge: The Rising Political, Financing, and Legal Stakes of Judicial Elections (2007)).

Organizational Change in California’s Court System: Unification of Trial Courts, in Canada’s Trial Courts: Two Tiers or One? (Peter H. Russell ed., 2007).

Courses: Remedies & Principles of Law, Public Health Law, Health Law

California Initiative Review

Learn About Proposed Laws

Enjoy a nonpartisan, objective analysis of each of the 17 ballot measures by reading the California Initiative Review on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Veterans: Is Law School Next?

McGeorge offers Yellow Ribbon full tuition benefits to U.S. Veterans.