Professor Bruce Zucker
College of Business and Economics  
California State University
, Northridge


Office Location and Hours
18111 Nordhoff Street, Juniper Hall 4235
Northridge , California  91330-8375
(818) 677-3964 (office)

 Office Hours (Fall 2015)

12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Tuesday)
  2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Tuesday)
and by appointment.

Research Interests and Accomplishments

Real Estate, 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 2015)

BLAW 308
Agency, Employment, and Business Organizations
Tuesday/Thursday  9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Syllabus (Fall 2015)

How to Brief a Case

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Course Project (Fall 2015)

Course Assignments

Milano v. Fried

Cheesecake Factory:  2015 Shareholder Meeting

Pfizer Class Action Litigation:  2015

  Purchase Wall Street Journal

Cheesecake Factory


BLAW 280
Introduction to Business Law
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Syllabus  (Spring 2016)

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Letter to Edit

Swim School Release

Sky High Release

Course Project (Spring 2016)

Sienfeld Episode

Pepsi Points

Willie Wonka Clip 1
Willie Wonka Clip 2


News Articles and Podcasts


Former Marley Coffee CEO charged in alleged 'pump-and-dump' scheme (LA Times, 11-17-2015) BLAW 308

Supreme Court Likely to Uphold Wage Suit Against Tyson Foods (WSJ, 11-14-2015) BLAW 308

Electrolux Bid for GE Appliance Unit Will Result in Higher Prices ( WSJ, 11-9-2015) BLAW 308

CFTC Seeks to Bar Trader in Spoofing Case (WSJ, 11-9-2015) BLAW 308

Top L.A. sheriff's official steps down amid Audi sale controvery (LA Times, 10-13-2015) BLAW 308

Berkeley Contractor Under Federal Investigation for Overtime Violations (LA Times, 10-1-2015) BLAW 308

Ex Peanut Executive Sentenced to 28 Years in Cover-Up (WSJ, September 21, 2015) BLAW 308

Prenputial Agreements (WSJ, March 1, 2015), BLAW 308

Dad Allegedly Hosted Playboy-Themed Party for Teenage Daugther (LA Times, January 10, 2015) BLAW 280

Why Berkshire Stock Never Split (WSJ, August 15, 2014) BLAW 308

California Franchisees Accuse 7-Eleven of Racial Discrimination (LA Times, July 15, 2014) BLAW 308

Walmart Board Criticized by by Instituional Shareholder Services (WSJ, May 27, 2014) BLAW 308

Brown v. Board of Education:  Here's What Happened in 1954 Courtroom (LA Times, May 18, 2014) BLAW 280 and 308

Shareholder Lawsuits May Prove Costly (WSJ, May 18, 2014) BLAW 308

Romance Can Disrupt a Small Firm (WSJ, February 3, 2014) BLAW 308

Vote Attributed to Comatose Board Director is not Legal (LA Times, December 8, 2013) BLAW 308

ACLU Files Shareholder Proposal with AT&T and Verizon (December 7, 2013) BLAW 308

Minority Shareholder Appraisal Lawsuit:  Dole Foods (WSJ, November 22, 2013)  BLAW 308

Videos and Podcasts

The Signature (National Public Radio, August 29, 2014)  (BLAW 280 and 308)

Bribing a Cop (National Public Radio, April 23, 2010)  (BLAW 280 and 308)

Hustler Magazine v. Jerry Falwell US Supreme Court Arguments (BLAW 280)

People v. Larry Flynt (Movie) US Supreme Court Clip (BLAW 280)

This American Life, NPR:  "Blackjack", ACT II (BLAW 280)

This American Life, NPR "Show Me the Way", Prologue (BLAW 308)

The Fine Print (This American Life Podcast)  BLAW 280 and BLAW 308