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 (Spring 2014)

12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday)
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (Tuesday)
3:00 to 4:00 (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  2013)

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

Syllabus (Spring 2014)

Reading List (Spring 2014)

How to Brief a Case

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Course Project (Spring 2014)

Milano v. Fried

Exxon Voting:  2014 Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Card

Verizon Voting:  2014 Notice of Special Meeting and Proxy Card

Purchase Wall Street Journal

Enron Movie Link


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

Syllabus  (Spring 2014)

Reading List  (Spring 2014)

Link to Course Text for Purchase Online

Letter to Edit

Swim School Release

Sky High Release

Course Project (Spring 2014)


News Articles and Podcasts


Law School Preparation (WSJ, February 21, 2014) BLAW 280 and 308

In Rarity, Ex Madoff Staffer Testifies In His Own Defense (WSJ, February 20, 2014) BLAW 308

Suit Claims Madoff Says JP Morgan Knew of Fraud (WSJ, February 20, 2014) BLAW 308

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

Wal-Mart Fights Back on Strikes (WSJ, February 3, 2014) BLAW 308

Coca Cola:  Personal Data Breach (WSJ, January 26, 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

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

Rainman Scene (BLAW 280)

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

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

Brady Bunch:  Greg Gets Grounded (1)  (BLAW 280)

Brady Bunch: Greg Gets Grounded (2) (BLAW 280)

Brady Bunch:  Greg Gets Grounded (3) (BLAW 280)

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

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