This collection comprises the papers of
Erwin Chemerinsky, American lawyer, scholar, and founding dean of the UC Irvine School of
Law. The papers consist of professional, scholarly, and personal materials documenting his
life and career, including publications, teaching materials, case and research files, files
related to special projects he worked on, audio and video recordings, media and publicity
materials, correspondence, and college and early professional papers. Materials are in
analog and digital formats.
Erwin Chemerinsky is an American lawyer and scholar, known for his studies in United States
constitutional law and federal civil procedure. He served as the founding dean of the
University of California, Irvine School of Law from 2009 to 2017, and is currently the dean
of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
98 Linear Feet
(82 records cartons, 23 document boxes, 7 audiovisual boxes, 6 digital media
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the
creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please
contact the University Archivist.
The collection is open for research. Audiovisual material has been reformatted and have
digital preservation copies. Access to original tapes is restricted; researchers may request
listening/viewing copies. The copies may only be used in the UC Irvine Libraries Special
Collections and Archives Reading Room and may not be duplicated.