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Charlie Sarosy

Charlie Sarosy

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: September 20, 2019




Charlie Sarosy currently teaches a legal writing course for LLM students. He is a deputy attorney general in the Criminal Division of the California Attorney General’s Office, where he primarily handles felony appeals and criminal trial matters in California courts.

Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Sarosy was a commercial litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP. In that role, Sarosy litigated in federal and state appellate and trial courts on various issues, including foreign sovereign immunity, personal jurisdiction, copyright infringement and products liability. In a pro bono matter, he successfully obtained relief for a client before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration Court. He began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James V. Selna, a district judge in the Central District of California.

Sarosy earned his law degree at the UCLA School of Law, where he authored two comments in the UCLA Law Review and was in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy. Sarosy earned his undergraduate degree at Claremont McKenna College, majoring in government and history.  

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

KPCC Air Talk
November 18, 2019
Re: Camille Gear Rich

Camille Gear Rich participated in a discussion on KPCC Air Talk about free speech. “I think we’re entering an era in which people are much more aware of the need for some protection, some regulation in terms of how speech is orchestrated, that government is in a position where it’s trying to create conditions where a variety of speakers with different sensitivities can participate in public debate. So when it says “Congress shall make no law,” there are all sorts of ways in which we have historically carved out particular things, particular areas, where there is a need for regulation … there is a need for let’s say, speed bumps, or containers … where there are certain kinds of speech that are so coercive to public debate or dangerous for other reasons that we impose some limitations and we’ve created definitions around obscenity, around threats, around fighting words, to try to create those conditions that really will allow for a truly participatory and rich conversation,” Rich said.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
July, 2019

Nomi Stolzenberg, "Anne Dailey and the New Fictionalism," 36th Annual Congress of Law and Mental Health, Rome, Italy.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Effects of the Putative Confession Instruction on Perceptions of Children's True and False Statements" (with Jennifer Gongola and Nicholas Scurich), Applied Cognitive Psychology 33 (2019): 655.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Children’s Concealment of a Minor Transgression: The Role of Age, Maltreatment, and Executive Functioning" (with Shanna Williams and Kelly McWilliams), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.