Jean C. Love

Professor of Law

Professor Love is well-known for her extensive publications; she has authored two books, co-authored several casebooks, and written numerous law review articles and book reviews. Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law, Professor Love taught at the University of Texas, UCLA, U.C. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Iowa, where she served as the Martha-Ellen Tye Distinguished Professor of Law. Throughout her career she has served on numerous committees, including the American Association of University Professors, the National Conference of Bar Examiners, and the Association of American Law Schools.


J.D., University of Wisconsin

B.A., University of Wisconsin

Areas of Specialization

Tort Law, Remedies, Constitutional Tort Law

Affiliations and Honors

  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Iowa, 1991
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Texas, 1989-90
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, UC-Davis, School of Law, 1976-79
  • Co-President, Society of American Law Teachers
  • Chair, California Law Revision Commission, 1981-82

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