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 2016)

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 (Fall 2016)

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

Syllabus (Fall 2016)

How to Brief a Case

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Book Review Writing Guidelines

Book Review Assignment:  Due December 6, 2016

Milano v. Fried

  Purchase Wall Street Journal

Sample Scantron Form (SC882-E)

CSUN Catalog 2015-2016:  Excerpts on Student Conduct:
Academic Honesty
Faculty Policy on Academic Honesty
Penalties for Academic Honesty
Student Conduct Code

News Articles and Podcasts

News Articles

How Disney Used Shell Companies to Start its Magic Kingdom (LA Times, 4-9-2016) BLAW 308

Using LLCs to Obscure Owners' Identities (LA Times, 4-9-2016) BLAW 308

Hiding Assets in the United States (LA Times, 4-7-2016) BLAW 308

Avon Nears Deal with Activist Investor to Avoid Proxy Fight (WSJ, 3-27-2016) BLAW 308

New Twist on the Sex-Offender Registry:  Financial Crime (WSJ, 3-24-2016)  BLAW 308

Viacom and CBS Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit (LA Times, January 19, 2016) (BLAW 308)

Bill Cosby Demands Settlement Money Back (LA Times, 2-18-2016) BLAW 280 and 308

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

Prenputial Agreements (WSJ, March 1, 2015), 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 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 Fix is In (National Public Radio)  (BLAW 308)

Larry v. The IRS (National Public Radio, February 29, 2016) (BLAW 308)

The Return of the Colonel (National Public Radio, February 17, 2016) (BLAW 308)

When CEO Pay Exploded (National Public Radio, February10, 2016) (BLAW 308)

An Insider Trader Tells All (National Public Radio, December 23, 2015) (BLAW 308)

Strike One (National Public Radio, October 16, 2015) (BLAW 308)

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)

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

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