Faculty Profiles

Joanna Schwartz

Joanna C. Schwartz

Vice Dean for Faculty Development and Professor of Law
B.A. Brown University, 1994
J.D. Yale, 2000
UCLA Faculty Since 2006

Books

Civil Procedure (with Stephen Yeazell). 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer/Aspen Law & Business (2016).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; With Selected Statutes and Cases (with Stephen Yeazell). Kluwer/Aspen Law & Business (2015).

Articles and Chapters

Lexipol: The Privatization of Police Policymaking (with Ingrid V. Eagly), 96 Texas Law Review (forthcoming 2018).
How Qualified Immunity Fails, 127 Yale Law Journal __ (forthcoming 2017). Full Text
The Cost of Suing Business, 65 DePaul Law Review 655 (2016). (Clifford Symposium) Full Text
Who Can Police the Police?, 2016 Univ. of Chicago Legal Forum 437 (2016). Full Text
How Governments Pay: Lawsuits, Budgets, and Police Reform, 63 UCLA Law Review 1144 (2016). Full text
Introspection through Litigation, 90 Notre Dame Law Review 1055 (2015). Full Text
Police Indemnification, 89 New York University Law Review 885 (2014). Full Text
A Dose of Reality for Medical Malpractice Reform, 88 New York University Law Review 1224 (2013). Full Text
Gateways and Pathways in Civil Procedure, 60 UCLA Law Review 1652 (2013). Full Text
What Police Learn from Lawsuits, 33 Cardozo Law Review 841 (2012). Full Text
Myths and Mechanics of Deterrence: The Role of Lawsuits in Law Enforcement Decisionmaking, 57 UCLA Law Review 1023 (2010). Full Text

Other

Blind Justice, Lady Liberty, and the War on Terror, Balkinization Blog (May 18, 2017). (For the symposium on James Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror.)
Police Unfazed by Legal Liability, Daily Journal (March 24, 2015). Guest Column.
The Cost of Suing Business, The CLS Blue Sky Blog (May 12, 2015).
Learning From Litigation, New York Times (May 16, 2013). Op-Ed.
Watching the Detectives, New York Times (June 15, 2011). Op-Ed.