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Clyde S. Spillenger

Professor of Law

Clyde S. Spillenger A.B. Princeton, 1982
J.D. History, Yale, 1987
M. Phil. History, Yale, 1988
UCLA Law faculty since 1993
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Principles of Conflict of Laws. West (2010).

Articles and Chapters

Teaching Twombly and Iqbal: Elements Analysis and the Ghost of Charles Clark, 60 UCLA Law Review 1740 (2013).

Revenge of the Triple Negative: A Note on the Brandeis Brief in Muller v. Oregon, 22 Constitutional Commentary 5 (2005).

Brandeis as Public Interest Lawyer, in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 2nd ed. (edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst et al., Macmillan, 2000).

Elusive Advocate: Reconsidering Brandeis as People's Lawyer, 105 Yale Law Journal 1445-535 (1996).

Lifting the Veil: The Judicial Biographies of Alpheus T. Mason, 21 Reviews in American History 723-34 (1993).

Reading the Judicial Canon: Alexander Bickel and the Book of Brandeis, 79 Journal of American History 125-51 (1992).

"That's Not History": The Boundaries of Advocacy and Scholarship (with Jane E. Larson), 12 Public Historian 33-43 (1990).

Brief of 281 American Historians as Amici Curiae Supporting Appellees, 1 Women's Rights Law Reporter 163 (1989). Reprinted in 12 Public Historian 57-75 (1990).

Reproduction and Medical Interventionism: An Historical Comment, 13 Nova Law Review 385-81 (1989).

Early Election Projections, Restrictions on Exit Polling, and the First Amendment, 3 Yale Law & Policy Review 210-30 (1984).


Book Review, 25 Law and History Review 681-83 (2007). Reviewing Yale Law School and the Sixties: Revolt and Reverberations, by Laura Kalman.

Book Review, David M. Rabban and the Libertarian Tradition That Time Forgot, 26 Law & Social Inquiry 209-42 (2001). Reviewing Free Speech In Its Forgotten Years, by David M. Rabbin.

Book Review, Cloistered Cleric of the Law, 66 University of Chicago Law Review 507-26 (1999). Reviewing Cardozo, by Andrew L. Kaufman; and The World of Benjamin Cardozo: Personal Values and the Judicial Process, by Richard Polenberg.

Book Review, 15 Law & History Review 209 (1997). Reviewing The Return of George Sutherland: Restoring a Jurisprudence of Natural Rights, by Hadley Arkes.

Book Review, The Kennedy Assassination: Case Open, 59 Radical History Review 172-80 (1994). Reviewing Deep Politics and the Death of JFK, by Peter D. Scott; and Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK, by Gerald L. Posner.

Book Review, 80 Journal of American History 623-25 (1993). Reviewing The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy, by Morton J. Horowitz.

Book Review, 79 Journal of American History 715-16 (1992). Reviewing Felix Frankfurter: Judicial Restraint and Individual Liberties, by Melvin I. Urofsky.