Gary S. Goodpaster

Gary Goodpaster

Position: 

Associate Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Professor Goodpaster was a member of the law faculty at the University of Iowa College of Law from 1967 to 1969, and then again from 1970 to 1971. While at the University of Iowa, he took a leave of absence to serve as a law and poverty lawyer at Colorado Rural Legal Services in Boulder. In 1971, Professor Goodpaster joined the faculty at the University of California Davis School of Law. During his tenure at UC Davis, Professor Goodpaster worked for three summers as a Criminal Trial Attorney for Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc. He also served as Chief Assistant State Public Defender, setting up and managing the new state Public Defender’s Office. He took a year’s leave of absence to teach at the University of Hong Kong Law School under a Fulbright Award. In 1992, Professor Goodpaster became involved in international development consulting, focusing on a broad array of legal and economic concerns, and as part of this work, he taught the first negotiation skills course to faculty at the University of Indonesia Law School.  On two leaves of absence from UC Davis, Professor Goodpaster was Chief of Party for two major law and economics projects in Indonesia. Upon retirement from UC Davis on January 1, 2000, he continued his international development work – as a consultant to USAID, the Asia Foundation, and numerous other groups – working on projects in Afghanistan, East Timor, Egypt, Mongolia, the Philippines and Zambia. In 2005, Professor Goodpaster taught for a semester at the Johns Hopkins University International School in Nanjing, China. He died in 2012.

Professor Goodpaster earned his bachelor’s degree at Indiana University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Phi Beta Kappa key. He then received a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to study philosophy at Columbia University in New York. At the end of the fellowship, Professor Goodpaster enrolled in the Indiana University School of Law. Upon graduation, he took a position as the law clerk to Chief Judge John Hastings of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago. Following his clerkship, Professor Goodpaster was invited to join the law faculty at the University of Iowa.

Publications

Books

Gary S. Goodpaster, Mencari Paradigma Baru, with Hamid Basyaib. Mencuri Uang Rakyat: 16 Kajian Korupsi Di Indonesia (Jakarta: Yayasan Aksara: Kemitraan Bagi Pembaruan Tata Pemerintahan (Partnership for Good Governance Reform)) 2002.
Gary S. Goodpaster, Manual Review Regulasi Indonesia = Indonesian Regulatory Review Manual. Jakarta, Indonesia: Promoting Deregulation and Competition Project: Checchi and Col. Consulting, Inc., 2001.
Gary S. Goodpaster, Law Outlines. Constitutional Law, 3rd ed. (Santa Monica, CA.: Casenotes Pub. Co. 1997.
Gary S. Goodpaster, A Guide to Negotiation and Negotiated Dispute Resolution. Irvington, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1997.
Gary S. Goodpaster, A Guide to Negotiation and Mediation. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1997.
Gary S. Goodpaster, Law Outlines: Constitutional Law, 2nd ed. Beverly Hills, CA: Casenotes Pub. Co., 1994.
Gary S. Goodpaster, Law Outlines: Constitutional Law, 1st ed. Beverly Hills, CA: Casenotes Pub. Co., 1990.
Gary S. Goodpaster, Effective Courtroom Presentation: CEB Video Program Booklet, with Constance Bernstein and David Island. Berkeley: California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1984.
Gary S. Goodpaster, The Trial for Life: Effective Assistance of Counsel in Death Penalty Cases. New York: New York University Law Center, 1983.

Book Chapters

Gary S. Goodpaster, "Law Reform in Developing Countries," in Law Reform in Developing and Transitional States, Tim Lindsey, ed. London: Routledge, 2007.
Gary S. Goodpaster, "Law Reform in Developing Countries," in Symposium: Export the Rule of Law, John C. Reitz, ed. Iowa City: IA: University of Iowa College of Law, 2003.
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Libertà di espressione e d’informazione e giusto procedimento nella costituzione degli Stati Uniti,” in La Riforma Delle Istituzioni/Atti Del Gruppo Di Studio Per La Riforma Delle Istituzioni, [S.I.] : [s.n.], 1995.
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Summary and Conclusions” in Appropriate Visions: Technology, the Environment, and the Individual, Richard C. Dorf and Yvonne L. Hunter, ed. San Francisco: Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co., 1978.
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Institutional Persistence and the Paradox of Reform: The Case of Migrant Farm Labor,” in Race, Change, and Urban Society, Peter Orleans and William Russell Ellis, ed. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1971

Articles

Gary S. Goodpaster, “Law Reform in Developing Countries,” 13 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 659 (2003).
Gary S. Goodpaster, et al., “Trade and Citizenship Barriers and Decentralization,” The Indonesian Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 3 (2000)
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Equality and Free Speech: The Case Against Substantive Equality,” 82 Iowa Law Review 645 (1996-1997).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “A Primer on Competitive Bargaining,” 1996 Journal of Dispute Resolution 325 (1996).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Coalitions and Representative Bargaining,” 9 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 243 (1993-1994).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Rational Decision-Making in Problem-Solving Negotiation: Compromise, Interest-Valuation, and Cognitive Error,” 8 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 299 (1992-1993).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Lawsuits as Negotiations,” 8 Negotiation Journal v. 3 at 221 (1992).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Rules of the Game: Comments on Three Views of the Independent Prosecutor Case,” 38 America University Law Review 383 (1988-1989).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “On the Theory of American Adversary Criminal Trial,” 78 J. Criminal Law & Criminology 118 (1987-1988).
Gary Goodpaster, “The Adversary System, Advocacy, and Effective Assistance of Counsel in Criminal Cases,” 14 New York University Review Law & Society Change 59 (1986).
Gary Goodpaster, “Judicial Review of Death Sentences,” 74 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 786 (1983).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “The Trial for Life: Effective Assistance of Counsel in Death Penalty Cases,” 58 New York University Law Review 299 (1983).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “An Essay on Ending the Exclusionary Rule,” 33 Hastings Law Journal 1065 (1981-1982).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Illegal Immigration,” 1981 Arizona State Law Journal 651 (1981).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “The Human Arts of Lawyering: Interviewing and Counseling,” 27 Journal of Legal Education 5 (1975-1976).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “Child Abuse and the Law: The California System,” 26 Hastings Law Journal 1081 (1974-1975).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “The Constitution and Fundamental Rights,” 15 Arizona Law Review 479 (1973).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “The Integration of Equal Protection, Due Process Standards, and the Indigent’s Right of Free Access to the Courts,” 56 Iowa Law Review 223 (1970-1971).
Gary S. Goodpaster, “An Introduction to the Community Development Corporation,” 46 Journal of Urban Law 603 (1968-1969).

Presentations

Gary Goodpaster, Effective Courtroom Presentation, with Constance Bernstein and David Island. Berkeley, CA: California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1984.