Tung Yin

Tung Yin

Position: 

Professor of Law and Claire Ferguson Carlson Faculty Fellow

Biographical Information

Professor Yin earned his B.S. at California Institute of Technology, an M.J. at the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated Order of the Coif. While in law school, he was a Note and Comment Editor of the California Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. He is a former law clerk to the late Hon. Edward Rafeedie of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the Hon. William J. Holloway, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the Hon. J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He practiced law from 1998-2002 with Munger Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles, California, where he represented clients in white collar criminal defense and employment discrimination matters. Professor Yin began his career at Iowa Law as Associate Professor of Law, 2002-2007, was promoted to Professor of Law in 2007, and was Professor of Law and Claire Ferguson Carlson Faculty Fellow, 2008-2009.

Publications

Book Chapters

Tung Yin, "Terrorism & Civil Liberties," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 1622, 5 pages.
Tung Yin, "Terrorism & Civil Liberties," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 1622, 5 pages.
Tung Yin, "U.S. v. The Progressive," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 1694, 2 pages.
Tung Yin, "U.S. v. U.S. District Court," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 1695, 2 pages.
Tung Yin, "Butler v. McKellar," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 208, 2 pages.
Tung Yin, "Indefinite Detention," in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 804, 2 pages.
Tung Yin, "National Security and Sovereignty," in Ethics, rev. ed., edited by John K. Roth. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2005, at 1003, 3 pages.

Articles

Tung Yin, "Jack Bauer Syndrome: Hollywood's Depiction of National Security Law," 17 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 279 (2008), 22 pages.
Tung Yin, "Enemies of the State: Rational Classification in the War on Terrorism," 11 Lewis & Clark Law Review 903 (2007).
Tung Yin, "Structural Objections to the Inherent Commander-in-Chief Power Thesis," 16 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 965 (2007).
Yung Tin, "Tom and Jerry (and Spike): A Metaphor for Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the President, the Court, and Congress in the War on Terrorism (Symposium: Supreme Court Review)," 42 Tulsa Law Review 505 (2007), 36 pages.
Tung Yin, with Christine Hurt, "Blogging While Untenured and Other Extreme Sports," with Christine Hurt, 84 Washington University Law Review 1235 (2006).
Tung Yin, "Coercion and Terrorism Prosecutions in the Shadow of Military Detention," 2006 Brigham Young University Law Review 1255.
Tung Yin, "Dodging the Jose Padilla Case," 28 National Security Law Report no. 2, at 6 (July 2006).
Tung Yin, "The Impact of the 9/1 I Attacks on National Security Law Casebooks," 19 St. Thomas Law Review 157 (2006).
Tung Yin, "Legal Biogs and the Supreme Court Confirmation Process," 11 Nexus 79 (2006).
Tung Yin, "Procedural Due Process to Determine 'Enemy Combatant' Status in the War on Terrorism," 73 Tennessee Law Review 351 (2006).
Tung Yin, "Ending the War on Terrorism One Terrorist at a Time: A Noncriminal Detention Model for Holding and Releasing Guantanamo Bay Detainees," 29 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 149 (2005),
Tung Yin, "The Role of Article III Courts in the War on Terrorism," 13 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal 1061 (2005).
Yung Tin, "Disposable Deontology: The Death Penalty and Nuclear Deterrence," 55 Alabama Law Review 111 (2003), 48 pages.
Tung Yin, "The Probative Values and Pitfalls of Drug Courier Profiles as Probabilistic Evidence," 5 Texas Forum on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights 141 (2000), 50 pages; adapted in 28 Search and Seizure Law Report 25 (2001 ), 7 pages.
Yung Tin, "How the Americans with Disabilities Act's Prohibition on Pre-Employment-Offer Disability­ Related Questions Violates the First Amendment," 17 Labor Lawyer 107 (2001), 36 pages.
Tung Yin, "A Better Mousetrap: Procedural Default as a Retroactivity Alternative to Teague v. Lane and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996," 25 American Journal of Criminal Law 203 (1998), I 05 pages.
Tung Yin, "State Taxation and the Dormant Commerce Clause: The Object-Measure Approach," with Jesse H. Choper, 1998 Supreme Court Review 193, 53 pages.
Tung Yin, Reviving Fallen Copyrights: A Constitutional Analysis of Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act of 1994," 17 Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Journal 383 (1997), 29 pages.
Tung Yin, "Nailing Jello to a Wall: A Uniform Approach for Adjudicating Insurance Coverage Disputes in Products Liability Cases with Delayed Manifestation Injuries and Damages," 83 California Law Review 1243 (1995), 65 pages.
Tung Yin, "Not A Rotten Carrot: Using Charges Dismissed Pursuant to a Plea Agreement in Sentencing Under the Federal Guidelines," 83 California Law Review 419 (1995), 51 pages.
Tung Yin, "Post-Modern Printing Presses: Extending Freedom of Press to Protect Electronic Information Services," 8 High Technology Law Journal 311 (1993), 40 pages.

Book Reviews

Tung Yin, Review of Defining Terrorism in International Law, by Ben Saul. 101 American Journal of International Law 938 (2007), 4 pages.
Tung Yin, "A Carbolic Smoke Ball for the Nineties: Class-Based Affirmative Action," review of The Remedy: Class, Race, and Affirmative Action, by Richard D. Kahlenberg. 31 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 213 ( 1997), 48 pages.
Tung Yin, Review of The Secret Empire: How 25 Multinationals Rule the World, by Janet Lowe. 11 International Tax & Business Lawyer 241 (1993), 6 pages.