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 2014)

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   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 (Fall  2014)

BLAW 308
Agency, Employment, and Business Organizations
Tuesday/Thursday  9:30 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Syllabus (Fall 2014)

How to Brief a Case

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Course Project (Fall 2014)

Milano v. Fried

Exxon Voting:  2014 Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Card

  Purchase Wall Street Journal


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

Syllabus  (Fall 2014)

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Letter to Edit

Swim School Release

Sky High Release

Course Project (Fall 2014)


News Articles and Podcasts


Accountants Increasingly Use Math to Catch Fraud (WSJ, 12-6-2014) BLAW 308

Madoff Trustee Claws Back Another $500 million (WSJ, 11-18-2014) BLAW 308

Manuel Noriega's Lawsuit Against "Call of Duty" Maker is Called Off (LA Times, 10-28-2014) BLAW 280

Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud (WSJ) BLAW 280 and BLAW 308

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

UCLA's Legal Fees in Fatal Lab Case Neared $4.5 million (LA Times, 10-17-2014)  BLAW 280 and BLAW 308

California Bill Protects Some Privacy (LA Times, September 30, 2014) BLAW 280 and BLAW 308

Former Manhattan Prosecutor Faces Hearing Concerning Conflict of Interest (WSJ, September 17, 2014) BLAW 308

Suspension Proposed for LA Attorney who Doctored Photos (LA Times, September 18, 2014) BLAW 280

Scooter vs. Truck Fight (LA Times, September 9, 2014)  BLAW 280

New Car Service for Women Raise Legal Questions (WSJ, September 8, 2014) BLAW 308

Ex SAC Trader Gets Nine Years (WSJ, September 9, 2014) BLAW 308

U.S. Charges Investor-Relations Employee with Securities Fraud (WSJ, August 26, 2014) BLAW 308

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)