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Michael Asimow
Visiting Professor of Law


Michael Asimow is a visiting professor at Stanford Law School. At UCLA, he received both the University's Distinguished Teaching Award and the School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 1994, he received the Fredric P. Sutherland Award recognizing public service contributions by a faculty member.

Asimow is co-author of Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (2006) (co-authored with Paul Bergman), a book about the great courtroom movies of the past and present. He has also written Law and Popular Culture: A Course Book (2013) (with Shannon Mader). Asimow co-authored a course book on administrative law, State and Federal Administrative Law (4th ed., 2013) (with Ron Levin) as well as California Administrative Law (2002) (with Marsha Cohen). Asimow has written numerous articles on state and federal administrative law as well as comparative administrative law (focusing on the European Union and South Africa). He has also published articles on lawyers, law firms, and legal ethics in the movies.