Brian Soucek

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Professor of Law and Chancellor's Fellow

400 Mrak Hall Dr

Davis, CA CA 95616

United States

http://law.ucdavis.edu/faculty/soucek

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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81

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Diversity Statements

55 UC Davis Law Review 1989 (2022)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 645 (78,006)

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First Amendment, academic freedom, viewpoint discrimination, political oaths, political tests, DEI, diversity, higher education

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Copy-Paste Precedent

13 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 153 (2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 464 (116,686)
Citation 112

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precedent, immigration, asylum law, social groups, social visibility, Second Circuit

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Aesthetic Judgment in Law

69 Alabama Law Review 381 (2017)
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 435 (125,883)

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Aesthetics, Art, Tax Law, Tariff Law, Land Use Law, Zoning, Historic Preservation, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Obscenity, Public Funding, First Amendment, National Endowment for the Arts, Aesthetic Nondiscrimination

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Misunderstanding Meriwether

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2023
Brian Soucek and Ryan Chen
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 310 (183,006)

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transgender rights, LGBTQ rights, free speech, academic freedom, First Amendment, civil procedure, campus speech, higher education, government employee speech

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Perceived Homosexuals: Looking Gay Enough for Title VII

American University Law Review, Vol. 63, 2014, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 282 (201,981)

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Title VII, gender stereotyping, employment discrimination, law and sexuality, ENDA, LGBT workers, Price Waterhouse

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Speech First, Equality Last

55 Arizona State Law Journal 681 (2023)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2023
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 235 (245,078)

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The Case of the Religious Gay Blood Donor

60 William & Mary Law Review 1893 (2019)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 222 (255,555)

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RFRA, gay rights, FDA, blood donations, LGBT rights, religious freedom, religious exemptions, equal protection, MSM

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The Last Preference: Refugees and the 1965 Immigration Act

In The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965: Legislating a New America (Gabriel J. Chin & Rose Cuison Villazor eds., 2015)., UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 197 (285,313)

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The Constitutional Irrelevance of Art

99 North Carolina Law Review 685 (2021)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 179 (310,774)

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First Amendment, Art, Mediums of Expression, Philosophy of Art, Artistic Exemptions, Land Use, Rap, Tax Exemptions, Right of Publicity, Trademark, Street Vending, Antidiscrimination Law, Race-Based Casting

10.

Sexual Harassment by Any Other Name

2019 U. Chi. Legal F. 227
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Brian Soucek and Vicki Schultz
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 170 (325,108)

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sexual harassment, #MeToo, gender harassment, sex-based harassment, sex discrimination, antidiscrimination law, employment discrimination

11.

Danto on Censorship and Subsidy of the Arts

The Blackwell Companion to Arthur C. Danto (Lydia Goehr & Jonathan Gilmore, eds., Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 131 (402,160)

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public art, censorship, subsidy, art funding, Danto, Serra, Mapplethorpe, philosophy of art

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Heightened Pleading Standards for Defendants: A Case Study of Court-Counting Precedent

70 Alabama Law Review 875 (2019)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Brian Soucek and Remington B. Lamons
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis, School of Law, Students
Downloads 124 (419,182)
Citation 1

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Civil Procedure, pleading standards, precedent, federal courts, Twombly, Iqbal, district courts, answers, affirmative defenses

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Queering Sexual Harassment Law

128 Yale L.J.F. 67 (2018)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jun 2018
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 116 (440,651)

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Sexual Harassment, #MeToo, Sexual Orientation, Title VII, First Circuit, Franchina v. City of Providence

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The Return of Noncongruent Equal Protection

83 Fordham L. Rev. 155 (2014), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 99 (493,586)

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equal protection, alienage, United States v. Windsor, same-sex marriage, federalism, congruence principle, immigration, sexual orientation

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Not Representing Justice: Ellsworth Kelly's Abstraction in the Boston Courthouse

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 287, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2012
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 99 (493,586)
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Social Group Asylum Claims: A Second Look at the New Visibility Requirement

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 337, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 May 2012
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 98 (496,935)

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Hively's Self-Induced Blindness

127 Yale L.J. F. 115 (2017)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jun 2017
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 94 (510,587)

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Title VII, Sexual Orientation, Sex Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Antidiscrimination Law, Statutory Interpretation

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Categorical Confusion in Asylum Law

73 Florida Law Review 473 (2021)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 82 (555,599)

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asylum, refugee law, immigration law, adjudication, precedent, particular social groups

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Discriminatory Paycheck Protection

11 Calif. L. Rev. Online 319 (July 2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
Brian Soucek
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 82 (555,599)

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First Amendment, free speech, viewpoint discrimination, CARES Act, Paycheck Protection Program, administrative law