Sriracha’s Public Nuisance: Interview with Professor Ernesto Hernández-López

By Désirée Santos (SCR ’19), Senior Editor   Professor Ernesto Hernández-López is a Professor of Law at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange, California. His background in international relations, immigration law, and food law has led to him to analyze the intersection between race and food within the realm of public…

Non-Compete Agreements and the Race for Self-Driving Technology

Lindsey Mattila (CMC ’17) Non-compete agreements, or the lack thereof, have played an instrumental role in the quick growth and innovation of Silicon Valley. Non-compete agreements, which are generally built into employment contracts, require employees to wait a year, or some other designated amount of time, before joining a competitor. In theory, these agreements should…

Interview with Judge Dhanidina Part I: Dissent and Diversity in the California Courtroom

The Honorable Halim Dhanidina is a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, currently assigned to hear criminal cases in the Long Beach Superior Court. A Pomona College and UCLA School of Law graduate, Judge Dhanidina is the first Muslim judge appointed in California. As a Judge, he is known for promoting diversity in the court…