Professor Bruce Zucker
Department of Criminology and Justice Studies
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 
California State University
, Northridge


Office Location and Hours
18111 Nordhoff Street, Sierra Hall 164A
Northridge , California  91330-8457
(818) 677-3964 (office)

Office Hours (Spring 2020)

          Tuesday and Thursday 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
         and by appointment.

Research Interests and Accomplishments

  White Collar Crime and Post-Conviction Matters.

In 2002, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald George and State Bar of California President Karen Nobumoto presented
Professor Zucker
with the Bar's   2002 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Government Category   award in at the State Bar's Annual Convention in Monterey, California .

Professor Zucker has sucessfully litigated writs and appeals in California and federal courts, including the California Court of Appeal
and the United States Supreme Court.  In 2010, he prevailed in In re Nicholas Torres on Habeas Corpus, (2010)186 Cal.App.4th 909  which resulted in a change
in California law through this published opinion.  In 2007, he succesfully litigated a criminal case in the United States Supreme Court,
Channo Tho v. California, 127 S.Ct. 1839 (2007), resulting in a grant of certiorari and setting aside of the judgment.

Professor Zucker was   recognized by Loyola Law School's  Alumni Relations office for his pro bono work.

Click here for Professor Zucker's Curriculum Vitae .

Course Information (Spring 2020)

Criminology and Justice Studies 320
Criminal Law
Tuesday/Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Course Syllabus:  Spring 2020 (Last Revised January 18, 2020)

People v. Barrios (4.8.2020)

Articles, Websites, and Videos

Criminal Law Links

Unique Sentencing (Criminal Law, Chapter 3)

Latasha Harlins (Criminal Law, Chapter 3)
People v. Larry Flynt I  (Criminal Law, Chapter 2)

People v. Larry Flynt II (Criminal Law, Chapter 2)

The Fix is In (National Public Radio)

Letter from an Inmate

Larry v. The IRS (National Public Radio, February 29, 2016)


Victim Meets Offender

Restorative Justice Videos

Jagmeet Singh

Serial:  Prosecutorial Discretion

Jessica's Law Residency Restrictions

To Catch a Predator

White Collar Crime Videos

Brown v. Board of Education

Photograph:  Separate and Unequal