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David Lane

David Lane

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Monday, April 3, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

David Lane is retired from the private practice of law. His practice emphasized estate planning and trust law. Lane is the author of several articles dealing with economic analysis of law and evaluating deposit insurance premiums. He is a lecturer in law at USC Gould School of Law where he teaches courses in gifts, wills and trusts, and estate planning. He previously taught at the UC Berkeley, and was a senior research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research at Stanford University and at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.

Lane received his BA, MA and PhD degrees from the UC Berkeley. He received his JD degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law.


The Sun (UK)
June 27, 2017
Re: Heidi Rummel

Heidi Rummel was quoted about the likelihood of getting a conviction in a homicide case without the victim's body. "In most homicide prosecutions, the fact the person died is not the issue," Rummel said. “In the vast majority of murder cases, proving someone was a homicide victim is relatively easy with an autopsy, but without a body, prosecutors will need to prove the case with only circumstantial evidence.”


Emily Ryo
April, 2017

“The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 5 (2017): 285.

Abby K. Wood
April, 2017

“Measuring the Information Benefit of Campaign Finance Disclosure,” Southern California Law and Social Science (SoCLASS) Forum, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Emily Ryo
April, 2017

2017 recipient of the Andrew Carnegie fellowship, Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program.