» Dr. Denis Binder
Professor

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Dr. Denis Binder
Office Location:
Kennedy Hall 418
Phone:
(714) 628-2505
Email:
Education
University of San Francisco, Artium Baccalaureus
University of San Francisco, Juris Doctor
University of Michigan, Doctor of Juridical Science in Law
Biography
Professor Binder's career teaching Antitrust, Environmental Law, Torts, and Toxic Torts at law schools nationwide spans 4 decades. He has served as a consultant to a variety of organizations, ranging from the Army Corps of Engineers to Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers. In September 1996, Professor Binder received the National Award of Merit from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials for his contributions to promoting dam safety over the preceding two decades. He graduated first in his class at the University of San Francisco School of Law and received his LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan Law School. Professor Binder served as the President of the Chapman University Faculty Senate during the 2006-2007 academic year and as chair of the Environmental Law Section of The Association of American Law Schools for 2011-2012. 

Courses Taught: Torts, Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

List of Scholarly Publications

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
An Outsider's Perspective on Istanbul's Emergency Planning, Bahcesehir Law Review 55-74 (English) 75-94 (Turkish) (2014)
Looking Back to the Future: The Curmudgeon's Guide to the Future of Environemntal Law, 46 Albany L. Rev. 993 (2013)
Perspectives on Fourty Years of Environmental Law, 1 G.W. JEEL 143
Food Fights - Southern California Style, 12 Nexus L. J. 97 (2012)
Lead Editor of the Homeland Security Committee of the ABA Section of Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources Law's section of The Year in Review, pages 361-363 (2011)
Republication of" Emergency Action Plans: A Legal and Practical Blueprint," 63 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 791 (2002) in Dan Farber & Michael Faure, Disaster Law (Elgar 2010)
Lessons From the BP Emergency Action Plan in Action, 40 ELR 11115 (November 2010) Lead Editor of the Homeland Security Committee of the ABA Section of Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources Law's section of The Year in Review, pages 361-363 (2011)