Gary C. Williams

Professor of Law
Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Chair in Civil Rights

Gary C. Williams, Professor of Law, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Chair in Civil Rights

Courses Taught

  • Evidence, Libel, Slander and the First Amendment
  • Ethical Lawyering
  • Privacy and the First Amendment
  • Civil Rights Litigation Seminar 

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Education

  • BA, University of California Los Angeles
  • JD, Stanford University 

Background

Gary Williams was staff counsel for the Agricultural Labor Relations Board from 1976-79 and staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California from 1979-85. Williams was appointed assistant legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California in 1985, a position he maintained until joining the Loyola Law School faculty in 1987.

Public Service

  • Past President, Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
  • At large member, National Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Program Director, National Institute for Trial Advocacy 

Selected Scholarship

  • "Drum Majors for Justice: Leading the March Toward Social Justice," Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (2004)
  • "Incubating Monsters? Prosecutorial Responsibility for the Rampart Scandal," 34 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 829 (2001)
  • "California's Constitutional Right to Privacy: Can It Protect Private Figures from the Unauthorized Publication of Confidential Medical Information?" 18 Loyola Entertainment Law Journal 1 (1997)