Joanna C. Schwartz

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Police Indemnification

89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 885 (2014)
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,432 (15,531)
Citation 10

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indemnification, civil rights litigation, police misconduct, qualified immunity, monell, punitive damages

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How Governments Pay: Lawsuits, Budgets, and Police Reform

63 UCLA L. Rev. 1144 (2016), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-23
Number of pages: 155 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,012 (26,220)
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civil rights litigation, police misconduct, deterrence, litigation costs, liability

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How Qualified Immunity Fails

127 Yale Law Journal 2 (2017), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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qualified immunity, civil rights litigation, police misconduct

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The Case Against Qualified Immunity

93 Notre Dame Law Review 1797 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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After Qualified Immunity

120 Columbia Law Review 309 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-04
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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qualified immunity, Supreme Court, civil rights, police

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A Dose of Reality for Medical Malpractice Reform

88 NYU L. Rev. 1224 (2013) , UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-37
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 561 (58,144)
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medical malpractice, litigation, patient safety, risk management, tort reform, health policy

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Who Can Police the Police?

2016 University of Chicago Legal Forum 437, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2016
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 559 (58,422)
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Qualified Immunity's Boldest Lie

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-22
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 452 (76,085)

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qualified immunity, clearly established law, supreme court, police policies and trainings

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What Police Learn from Lawsuits

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 841, 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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civil rights, police, litigation, deterrence, performance improvement

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The Myth of Personal Liability: Who Pays When Bivens Claims Succeed

72 Stanford Law Review 561 (2020), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-05, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
James E. Pfander, Alex Reinert and Joanna C. Schwartz
Northwestern University School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 409 (85,836)

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constitutional remedies, Bivens, rule of law, official liability and indemnity, government accountability, empirical legal studies, deterrence

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Myths and Mechanics of Deterrence: The Role of Lawsuits in Law Enforcement Decisionmaking

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1023, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 400 (87,793)

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civil rights, deterrence, litigation, court records, information systems

12.

Systems Failures in Policing

51 Suffolk University Law Review 535 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Policing, safety

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Lexipol: The Privatization of Police Policymaking

96 Texas Law Review 891 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-09, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 3142035
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2018
Ingrid V. Eagly and Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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police policymaking, police training, privatization, community policing, immigration policing, criminal justice reform, Lexipol

14.

Qualified Immunity and Federalism All the Way Down

109 Georgetown Law Journal 305 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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qualified immunity, stare decisis, federalism

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Introspection through Litigation

90 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1055 (2015), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 199 (181,572)
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litigation, deterrence, risk management, policing, health care, civil procedure

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The Cost of Suing Business

65 DePaul Law Review 655 (2016), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2016
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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class action, litigation, procedure, Chamber of Commerce, pleading, arbitration

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Civil Rights Ecosystems

118 Michigan Law Review 1539 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2020
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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civil rights litigation, police misconduct, localism, Section 1983

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New Federalism and Civil Rights Enforcement

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-08, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Alex Reinert, Joanna C. Schwartz and James E. Pfander
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 152 (230,563)

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civil rights litigation; Section 1983; qualified immunity; federalism; budgeting; ethics; policing

19.

Qualified Immunity's Selection Effects

114 Northwestern University Law Review 1101 (2020)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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qualified immunity, civil rights, case selection, attorneys' fees

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Gateways and Pathways in Civil Procedure

60 UCLA Law Review 1652 (2013), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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civil procedure, pleading, summary judgment, class action certification, civil procedure rulemaking

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Going Rogue: The Supreme Court's Newfound Hostility to Policy-Based Bivens Claims

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-09, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2021
Joanna C. Schwartz, Alex Reinert and James E. Pfander
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
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Bivens, constitutional torts, government policy, government accountability