Faculty Profiles

William Warren

William D. Warren

Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
Dean Emeritus
A.B. University of Illinois, 1948
J.D. University of Illinois, 1950
J.S.D. Yale, 1957
UCLA Law faculty since 1959

Books

Commercial Law (with Steven D. Walt and Robert L. Jordan). 7th ed. Foundation Press (2007). Prior editions: 6th, 2004. Prior editions with Robert L. Jordan: 5th, 2000; 4th, 1997; 3rd, 1992; 2nd, 1987; and 1st, 1983.
Negotiable Instruments, Payments and Credits (with Steven D. Walt and Robert L. Jordan). 7th ed. Foundation Press (2007). Prior editions:  6th, 2004.  Prior editions with Robert L. Jordan:  5th, 2000; 4th, 1997; 3rd, 1992; 2nd, 1987; and 1st, 1983.
Secured Transactions in Personal Property (with Steven D. Walt and Robert L. Jordan). 7th ed. Foundation Press (2007). Prior editions:  6th, 2004.  Prior editions with Robert L. Jordan:  5th, 2000; 4th, 1997; 3rd, 1992; 2nd, 1987; and 1st, 1983.
Bankruptcy (with Robert L. Jordan and Daniel J. Bussel). 7th ed. Foundation Press (2006). Prior editions (with Daniel J. Bussel): 6th, 2002; 5th, 1999; (with Robert L. Jordan) 4th, 1995; 3rd, 1993; 2nd, 1989; and 1st, 1985.
California Cases on Security Transactions in Land (with Richard Maxwell et al.). 4th ed. West Publishing (1992). Prior edition: 3rd, 1984.
Sales (with Robert L. Jordan). Foundation Press (1992).
Cases and Materials on Debtor-Creditor Law (with William E. Hogan). 2nd ed. Foundation Press (1981). Prior edition: 1st, 1974.
Cases and Materials on Commercial and Consumer Transactions (with Robert L. Jordan and William E. Hogan). 2nd ed. Foundation Press (1978). Prior edition:  1st, 1972.
Materials on Consumer Credit Problems. Los Angeles: Western Center on Law and Poverty (1970).
Attorney’s Guide to Truth in Lending (with Robert L. Jordan and Robert W. Johnson). California Continuing Education of the Bar (CCEB) (1969).
Manual on the Federal Truth-in-Lending Law (with Robert L. Jordan and Robert W. Johnson). National Foundation for Consumer Credit (1969).
Creditors’ Rights and Secured Transactions under the U.C.C. (with William E. Hogan). Foundation Press (1967).
California Commercial Law: III (with Russell A. Freeman et al.). California Continuing Education of the Bar (CCEB) (1966).

Articles and Chapters

U.C.C. Drafting: Method and Message, 26 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 811-22 (1993).
Introduction (with Robert L. Jordan), 42 Alabama Law Review 373-403 (1991). Symposium: U.C.C. Revision.
Legal Education in the Time of John Cribbet, in Property Law and Legal Education: Essays in Honor of John E. Cribbet 217-34 (Univ. of Illinois Press, 1988).
Tribute to Professor Fairfax Leary, Jr. (Retired Distinguished Senior Professor of Law at Delaware Law School), 12 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 829-30 (1987).
Richard C. Maxwell: An Appreciation, 28 UCLA Law Review 157-58 (1980).
The Minority Candidate and the Bar Examination, 5 Black Law Journal 149-52 (1977).
Ralph Rice, Colleague, 24 UCLA Law Review 731-33 (1977).
1974 Uniform Consumer Credit Code (with Fred H. Miller), 23 University of Kansas Law Review 619-51 (1975).
Addison Mueller in Context: An Appreciation, 22 UCLA Law Review 1017-21 (1975).
Consumer Credit Law: Rates, Costs, and Benefits, 27 Stanford Law Review 951-68 (1975).
Preface, 27 Stanford Law Review 1077-79 (1975). Symposium: Debtor Protection.
A Report on the Revision of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (with Fred H. Miller), 27 Oklahoma Law Review 1-26 (1974).
Statute (with Robert L. Jordan and Fred H. Miller), in Uniform Consumer Credit Code: Official Text with Comments (West Publishing, 1974).
Truth in Lending: Problems of Coverage (with Thomas R. Larmore), 24 Stanford Law Review 793-837 (1972).
Comments on Vasquez v. Superior Court, 18 UCLA Law Review 1065-91 (1971).
Foreword: The Direct Selling Industry: An Empirical Study, 16 UCLA Law Review 887-89 (1969).
Limitations on Rights of Creditors under FCCPA and U.C.C., in Creditors’ Rights: Rights, Remedies and Protection of Creditors and Their Debtors 141-57 (edited by Ira Cohen, Practicing Law Institute, 1969).
The Uniform Consumer Credit Code (with Robert L. Jordan), 68 Columbia Law Review 387-444 (1968).
Annual Survey of Legal Developments: Uniform Commercial Code: Commercial Paper, Bank Deposits and Collections, and Letters of Credit, 22 Business Lawyer 738-47 (1967).
A Proposed Uniform Code for Consumer Credit (with Robert L. Jordan), 8 Boston College Industrial & Commercial Law Review 441-62 (1967).
Coverage of the Secured Transactions Division of the California Commercial Code, 13 UCLA Law Review 250-84 (1966).
Disclosure of Finance Charges (with Robert L. Jordan), 64 Michigan Law Review 1285-322 (1966).
Concerning the Problems of Uniform Consumer Credit Legislation (with Robert L. Jordan), 58 Banking: The Journal of the American Bankers’ Association 58-60, 90-91 (1965).
Cutting Off Claims of Ownership under the Uniform Commercial Code, 30 University of Chicago Law Review 469-94 (1963).
Mexican Retail Installment Sales Law: A Comparative Study, 10 UCLA Law Review 15-59 (1962).
California Installment Land Sales Contracts: A Time for Reform, 9 UCLA Law Review 608-42 (1962).
Regulation of California Housing Financing: A Forgotten Consumer, 8 UCLA Law Review 555-81 (1961).
Regulation of Finance Charges in Retail Installment Sales, 68 Yale Law Journal 839-68 (1959).
Statutory Damages and the Conditional Sale, 20 Ohio State Law Journal 289-319 (1959).
Policy Limitations on Oil and Gas Leasing, 3 UCLA Law Review 474-507 (1956).
Tools of Chattel Security Transactions in Illinois, 1956 University of Illinois Law Forum 531-56 (1956).
Transfer of the Oil and Gas Lessee’s Interest, 34 Texas Law Review 386-425 (1956).
Criminal Law and Procedure, 6 Vanderbilt Law Review 1179-92 (1953).
Personal Property and Sales, 6 Vanderbilt Law Review 1113-25 (1953).
Formal Requirements for Creation of the Oil and Gas Lessee’s Interest, 5 Vanderbilt Law Review 177-96 (1952).

Other

Reporter, Article 3, 4, and 4A (with Robert L. Jordan), in Uniform Commercial Code (American Law Institute, 1990).
Reporter, Uniform Consumer Credit Code (with Robert L. Jordan), in Uniform Consumer Credit Code (American Law Institute, 1974, 1968).
Syllabus on Secured Transactions under Division Nine of the California Commercial Code. California Continuing Education of the Bar (CCEB) (1964).
The Remote Subdivision: Economic and Legal Aspects of Land Sale Promotion (with Claude E. Elias, Jr.). UCLA Real Estate Research Program (1963).
Legal Problems in the Interstate Sale of Promotional Subdivision Land (with John M. Carmack and John M. Vincent). Los Angeles (1962). Report to the Commissioner of Real Estate, State of California.
Proposed Amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code (with Harold Marsh, Jr.). UCLA School of Law (1961). Sixth Progress Report to the Senate Fact Finding Committee on the Judiciary.
Report on Proposed Amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code (with Harold Marsh, Jr.). UCLA School of Law (1961).
Book Review, 42 Cornell Law Quarterly 607-10 (1957). Reviewing Cases and Materials on the Law of Oil and Gas, by Howard R. Williams et al.