Brian M. Hoffstadt

Hon. Brian M. Hoffstadt
Firm: State of California Superior Court, Los Angeles County
Address: East District
Pomona Courthouse South
400 Civic Center Plaza
Pomona, CA 91766
Phone: (909) 620-3071
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Position Bar Admissions Education
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Bar Admissions:
California, 1996
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, California

Published Works:
Arnold, Digital Media, and the Resurrection of Boyd, S. Cal. L. Rev. Online Postscript, 2008

Dispossession, Intellectual Property, and the Sin of Theoretical Homogeneity, 80 S. Cal. L. Rev. 909, 2007

The Voyeuristic Hacker, Journal of Internet Law, 2007

Countering the Cyber-Crime Threat, coauthor, 43 Amer. Crim. L. Rev. 201, 2006

The Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Habeas, 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1125, 2005

Common Law Writs & Federal Common Lawmaking on Collateral Review, 96 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 1413, 2002

Guarding the Integrity of the Clemency Power, 13 Federal Sent. Reporter 180, 2001

Normalizing the Federal Clemency Power, 79 Tex. L. Rev. 561, 2001

How Congress Might Re-Design a Leaner, Cleaner Writ of Habeas Corpus, 49 Duke L.J. 947, 2000

Re-Taking the Field: The Constitutional Constraints on Federal Legislation That Displaces Consent Decrees, 77 Wash. Univ. L.Q. 53, 1999

Past Employment Positions:
Jones Day, Partner

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, Assistant U.S. Attorney

U.S. Department of Justice, Senior Counsel, 1998 - 2000

Office of General Counsel for the Federal Communications Commission, Special Counsel, 1997 - 1998

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Law Clerk, 1996 - 1997

Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall, Clerk, 1995 - 1996

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