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Daniel Buckley

Daniel Buckley

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: March 9, 2017




Daniel J. Buckley was appointed to the Los Angeles bench in 2002 by Governor Gray Davis. He became the supervising judge of the civil courts in 2012 after serving as the assistant supervising judge. In January 2015 he became assistant presiding judge and in January 2017 he became presiding judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Buckley has more than 14 years’ experience as a judge with assignments in criminal, limited and general jurisdiction civil, and probate cases.

Buckley served on the CJA Ethics Committee. He teaches regularly for the Judicial Council’s Center for Judicial Education and Research on ethics, civil law, jury instructions and computer skills for judges. He also serves as a lecturer in law and adjunct professor at USC, Notre Dame and Loyola Law School. Prior to his appointment, he worked for 22 years in private practice.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
December 2, 2019
Re: Jonathan Handel

Jonathan Handel was quoted on Pete Davidson's nondisclosure agreement for attending his comedy shows, barring the audience from speaking about his shows. Handel mentioned that successfully suing a random fan for $1 million would be nearly impossible. “The optics of going to court and suing one of your fans is really pretty ugly,” Handel said. “It would be foolish to do that.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Scott Altman
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"Are Boycotts, Shunning, and Shaming Corrupt?” Legal Theory Workshop, University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA.

Gregory Keating
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Gregory Keating’s paper, “Is Tort Law ‘Private’?” was reviewed by Ellen Bublick as a significant work of scholarship relating to Tort Law in JOTWELL: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), on October 15, 2019.

Dan Simon
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“Confessions True and False,” Korean Society for Criminal Law, Yonsei University Law School, Seoul, South Korea.