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Todd Grabarsky

Todd Grabarsky

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 338

Last Updated: November 8, 2017




Todd Grabarsky is a Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, where he specializes in federal civil litigation and constitutional claims. He earned his BA, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, and his JD, magna cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Cardozo Law Review. He also clerked for Hon. Edward J. Davila of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón and Hon. Paul J. Watford of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Tribune
December 6, 2018
Re: Elyn Saks

Elyn Saks was quoted in an article exploring the economic and social costs that occur due to the mistreatment of persons suffering from mental illness. "Thirty years ago, I was given a diagnosis of Schizophrenia," she said. "My prognosis was ‘grave’: I would never live independently, hold a job, find a loving partner, or get married. My home would be a board-and-care facility, my days spent watching TV in a day room with other people debilitated by mental illness.” The author of the article went on to discuss the ways that people dealing with mental health issues should be cared for, arguing that they "have the right to live with dignity just as anyone with diabetes or hypertension or heart disease. Mental illness, after all, is an illness like any other."

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Sam Erman
September, 2018

Sam Erman wrote an op-ed, "Devastation Without Representation in Puerto Rico," posted to The Los Angeles Times on September 20, 2018.

Gregory Keating
September, 2018

"Principles of Risk Imposition and the Priority of Avoiding Harm," Revus [Online] (2018).

Jody David Armour
September, 2018

"Where Bias Lives in the Criminal Law and its Processes: How Judges and Jurors Socially Construct Black Criminals," American Journal of Criminal Law 45 (2018): 203.