Gary C. Williams

Professor of Law
Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Chair in Civil Rights

BA, University of California Los Angeles
JD, Stanford University 

Background

Gary Williams was staff counsel for the Agricultural Labor Relations Board from 1976-79 and staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California from 1979-85. Williams was appointed assistant legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California in 1985, a position he maintained until joining the Loyola Law School faculty in 1987.

Public Service

  • Past President, Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
  • At large member, National Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Program Director, National Institute for Trial Advocacy 

Selected Scholarship

  • "Drum Majors for Justice: Leading the March Toward Social Justice," Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (2004)
  • "Incubating Monsters? Prosecutorial Responsibility for the Rampart Scandal," 34 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 829 (2001)
  • "California's Constitutional Right to Privacy: Can It Protect Private Figures from the Unauthorized Publication of Confidential Medical Information?" 18 Loyola Entertainment Law Journal 1 (1997)