Four TJSL Professors and nine alumni have been selected as finalists for the 2013 Top Attorneys Recognition by the San Diego Daily...
After a clerkship with the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Professor Herald worked as a staff attorney at Micronesian Legal Services Corporation in the Mariana Islands in the western Pacific. She then began a private law firm in the Mariana Islands, engaging in a general law practice for six years with an emphasis in trial and appellate work. She served as counsel to several public agencies and corporations. She joined the TJSL faculty in 1991 and served as Associate Dean from 1994 to 2002.
Professor Herald latest work is Your Brain and Law School (forthcoming 2014), which translates the latest research on the brain into practical advice for students in law school. She has also published numerous articles exploring constitutional issues relating to the First Amendment, gender, the intersection of law and psychology, and the legal and political status of U.S. territories. Her most recent articles discuss cognitive biases implicit in judicial decisions about gender. Professor Herald was recognized by her peers as one of San Diego's Top Attorneys in Academics for 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011-13.
Advanced Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Law and Psychology.