Dorothy J. Glancy

Professor of Law

Dorothy Glancy

Professor Dorothy Glancy is nationally known for her extensive work in the area of privacy and transportation law. Under a grant from the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, she directed a legal research project regarding privacy and intelligent transportation systems. She has also been a consultant to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in the San Francisco Bay Area, worked with the United States Department of Transportation regarding privacy policy issues, and served as a consultant regarding legal and regulatory issues for the United States Department of Transportation’s Rural Interstate Corridor Communications Study Report to Congress (2007).

Glancy has taught at Santa Clara University School of Law since 1975, with the exception of brief periods where she served as visiting professor at the University of Arizona and as assistant general counsel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Santa Clara faculty, she practiced law in Washington, D.C., and then served as counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights during the Watergate Investigations. Upon graduation from law school, Glancy was awarded a Stevens Traveling Fellowship that took her around the world to interview women political leaders.

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School

B.A., Wellesley College

Areas of Specialization

Property, Intellectual Property, Administrative Law, Natural Resources, Land Use, Seminar in Privacy

Affiliations and Honors

  • Founding Member, Harvard Women’s Law Association
  • Member, California and District of Colombia Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Chair, Defamation and Privacy Section, Association of American Law Schools
  • Chair, Property Law and Environmental Law Sections, Association of American Law Schools
  • Council Member, ABA Section on Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section, State Bar of California
  • Life Member, American Law Institute
  • Advisor, Restatement, Third, of Property: Servitudes

Bibliography

Books

Restatement, Third, Property: Joint Ownership Preliminary Draft no. 2. American Law Institute (1998) | Link to Library Catalog

Privacy and Intelligent Transportation Systems: Legal Research Reports. Santa Clara University School of Law (1995) (Prepared under the Federal Highway Administration Grant no.DTFH61 93 X 00020) | Link to Library Catalog

Chapters

Douglas's Right of Privacy: A Reply to His Critics in "He Shall Not Pass This Way Again": The Legacy of Justice William O. Douglas. Wasby, editor. University of Pittsburgh Press for the William O. Douglas Institute (1990) | Link to Library Catalog

State Administrative Law Issues in California Environmental Law and Land Use Practice. Manaster and Selmi, editors. M. Bender (1989) | Link to Library Catalog

Articles

Privacy in Autonomous Vehicles, 52 Santa Clara Law Review 1171-1238 (2012) | Link to Digital Commons

Privacy on the Open Road, (The Twenty-Seventh Annual Law Review Symposium: Privacy and Surveillance: Emerging Legal Issues), 30 Ohio Northern University Law Review 295-376 (2004) | Link to Digital Commons

At the Intersection of Visible and Invisible Worlds: United States Privacy Law and the Internet, 16 Santa Clara Computer and High-Technology Law Journal 357-383 (2000) | Link to Digital Commons

Breaking Up Can Be Hard to Do: Partitioning Jointly Owned Oil and Gas and Other Mineral Interest in Texas, 33 Tulsa Law Journal 705-764 (1998) | Link to Digital Commons

Privacy and Intelligent Transportation Technology, (Santa Clara Symposium on Privacy and IVHS), 11 Santa Clara Computer and High-Technology Law Journal 151-203 (1995) | Link to Digital Commons

Preserving Rockefeller Center, 24 Urban Lawyer 423-478 (1992) (Reprinted in 24 Land Use and Environment Law Review 197-251 (1993)) | Link to Digital Commons

Privacy and the Other Miss M, (Symposium on the Right to Privacy), 10 Northern Illinois University Law Review 401-440 (1990) | Link to Digital Commons

Getting Government Off the Backs of People: The Right of Privacy and Freedom of Expression in the Opinions of Justice William O. Douglas, 21 Santa Clara Law Review 1047-1067 (1981) | Link to Digital Commons

Disclosure of Trade Secrets Under the US Freedom of Information Act, 3 European Intellectual Property Review 38-44 (1981)

The US Crime of Trade Secrets Theft, 1 European Intellectual Property Review 179-182 (1979)

Invention of the Right to Privacy, 21 Arizona Law Review 1-39 (1979) | Link to Digital Commons

Women in Law, the Dependable Ones, 21 Harvard Law School Bulletin 22-33 (1970)

Book Reviews

Women Lawyers: Perspectives on Success, 70 ABA Journal 96-97 (Apr. 1984) | Link to Library Catalog | Link to Full Text

Speaking Up, 68 American Bar Association Journal 1461-1462 (1982) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog

Books for Lawyers, (reviews of Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method; Interviewing and Counseling; and Reading Skills for Law Students), 68 American Bar Association Journal 318-320 (1982) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog | Link to Library Catalog | Link to Library Catalog

City Zoning: The Once and Future Frontier, 21 Santa Clara Law Review 261-267 (1981) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog

Partisan Justice, 67 American Bar Association Journal 740-741 (1981) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog

Other Articles

It's the Students, 18 Santa Clara Law 14-15 (Spring/Summer 2012) | Link to Full Text

Retrieving Black Box Evidence From Vehicles: Uses and Abuses of Vehicle Data Recorder Evidence in Criminal Trials, 33 The Champion 12 (May 2009)

The Intel Environment Award, 9 STS Nexus ___ (Fall 2008) | Link to Full Text

The Intel Environment Award, 8 STS Nexus ___ (Fall 2007) | Link to Full Text

William Orville Douglas, entry in Biographical Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court: The Lives and Legal Philosophies of the Justices Urofsky, editor, (2006) | Link to Library Catalog

The Intel Environment Award, 5 STS Nexus 28 (Fall 2004) | Link to Full Text

Whereabouts Privacy, 4 STS Nexus ___ (Spring 2004) (Santa Clara University's Center for Science, Technology and Society) | Link to Full Text

The Intel Environment Award, 3 STS Nexus 25 (Fall 2002) | Link to Full Text

Technology Benefiting the Environment (Intel Environment Award Finalists), 2 STS Nexus 33 (Fall 2001) | Link to Full Text

Electronic Signature Statute Blazes Uniform Trail for Electronic Commerce, 69 United States Law Week 2467-2471 (2001)

Future Highways May Be Smart but Nosy, 8 Law Alumni Newsletter (Santa Clara, Calif.) 3 (Winter 1994) | Link to Library Catalog

Servitudes Law Reform-a Positive Direction for Conservation Easements, 2 The Back Forty: The Newsletter of Land Conservation Law 1-7 (March/April 1992)

Women in the Constitution: Two Perspectives, 39/40 Harvard Law Bulletin 17 (1988)

Think Like A Lawyer: What Does It Mean?, 10 Advocate (University of Santa Clara School of Law) 6 (April 1985)

Other

Patenting Human Life: Some Patent Law Background. Santa Clara University (2002) (Reproduction of paper presented at the Santa Clara University October 18, 2002 Biotechnology Conference) | Link to Library Catalog

Intellectual Property Issues Raised by Genetics and Reproductive Technologies. Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research (1999)

An Introduction to Intellectual Property Law for First-Year Property Students. (1998 and 1999) | Link to Full Text

Analysis of Federal and State Privacy Laws and Development of Safeguards to Protect Privacy: Final Quarterly Progress Report, Sixth Quarter, December 21, 1994-March 21, 1995. Santa Clara University School of Law (1995) | Link to Library Catalog

Privacy Impacts on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Appendix I. [Santa Clara University] (1995) (Remarks prepared for the Fifth Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy) | Link to Library Catalog

William Orville Douglas entry in The Supreme Court Justices: A Biographical Dictionary. Urofsky, editor Garland Press (1994) | Link to Library Catalog

A Seven Country Survey on the Roles of Women in Rural Development: A Report. Development Alternatives (1974) (Prepared in collaboration with Development Alternatives, Inc. for the Agency for International Development.) | Link to Library Catalog

Political Intelligence in the Internal Revenue Service: The Special Service Staff: A Documentary Analysis. Staff of the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. U.S. G.P.O. (1974) (93d Congress, 2d Session. Committee print.) | Link to Library Catalog

Individual Rights and the Federal Role in Behavior Modification: A Study. Staff of the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. U.S. G.P.O. (1974) (93d Congress, 2d Session. Committee print.) | Link to Library Catalog

Federal Data Banks and Constitutional Rights: A Study of Data Systems on Individuals Maintained by Agencies of the United States Government. Staff of the Subcommittee on Consitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. U.S. G.P.O. (1974) (93rd Congress, 2d Session. Committee print. 6 vols. Prepared as part III of the subcommittee's study of Federal data banks, computers, and the Bill of Rights) | Link to Library Catalog

Currently Teaching:

Fall 2014

Privacy Law

Tues & Thurs

Fall 2014

Administrative Law

Tues and Thurs