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Last Updated: June 10, 2020
Jennifer King is a founding partner of SK Appellate Group, LLP, and her practice is focused on appellate and law and motion work. She worked for more than a decade as a senior judicial attorney for the California Court of Appeal. She previously chaired the California State Bar’s Appellate Law Advisory Commission and for 20 years has been a certified appellate specialist through the California State Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization. She is also active in her community, serving as a mayor and city council member, and as the president of the Los Angeles County division of the League of California Cities.
Before teaching constitutional law, King was a lecturer in law for the judicial externship program and taught first-year legal research, writing and advocacy at the USC Gould School of Law. She also taught appellate advocacy at Loyola Law School. She received her JD from Stanford Law School and her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She is currently studying for her Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.
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Nomi Stolzenberg wrote an expert analysis about the history of the intersection between religion and the U.S. Supreme Court. "As a scholar who has studied the intersection of faith and law, I know that religion has always played a strong role in shaping the composition of the United States Supreme Court," she wrote. "The specific nature of that influence, however, has changed over time." The expert analysis also appeared in Church Leaders and Yahoo! Sports. It originally appeared in The Conversation.
Jody David Armour
N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Review of Books, 2020.
Clare Pastore wrote an op-ed, "An Answer for an Expected Tsunami of Evictions" posted to Cal Matters on August 10, 2020.
Poverty Law: Practice, and Policy (with Juliet Brodie, Ezra Rosser, and Jeffrey Selbin). 2nd ed, Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Aspen Casebook Series, 2020.