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Grant Nelson, J.D.
William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law

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  • J.D., University of Minnesota, 1963
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, 1960

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Professor Nelson joined the Pepperdine faculty in 2007 as the William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law. Before coming to Pepperdine, Professor Nelson was on the faculty at UCLA School of Law since 1991 and taught Real Estate Finance, Advanced Real Estate Transactions, Property, Land Use Regulation, and Remedies. He was the recipient of the UCLA School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and the UCLA University's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002. UCLA law graduates selected him as "Professor of the Year" in 2004, 2005 and 2007.

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Books


  • Grant Nelson, Dale Whitman, Colleen Medill, and Shelley Ross Saxer, CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY (West, 4th ed. 2013).
  • Grant S. Nelson et al., EQUITABLE REMEDIES, RESTITUTION, AND DAMAGES, CASES AND MATERIALS (West, 8th ed. 2011). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson, Dale A. Whitman, Ann M. Burkhart & R. Wilson Freyermuth, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 8th ed. 2009). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson, William B. Stoebuck & Dale A. Whitman, CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY (West, 3d ed. 2008). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Practitioner Treatise Series) (West, 5th ed. 2007). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Hornbook Series) (West, 5th ed. 2007). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 7th ed. 2006). WorldCat
  • Grant S. Nelson et al., CASES AND MATERIALS ON EQUITABLE REMEDIES, RESTITUTION, AND DAMAGES (West, 7th ed. 2005). WorldCat
  • Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, LAND TRANSACTIONS AND FINANCE (Black Letter Series) (West, 4th ed. 2004). WorldCat
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 6th ed. 2003).
  • Grant S. Nelson, CASENOTE LEGAL BRIEFS: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS (keyed to Nelson & Whitman's Real Estate Transfer, Finance, and Development) (Aspen 2002).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Practitioner Treatise Series) (West, 4th ed. 2002).
  • Grant Nelson, William B. Stoebuck & Dale A. Whitman, CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY (West, 2d ed. 2002).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Hornbook Series) (West, 4th ed. 2001).
  • Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, LAND TRANSACTIONS AND FINANCE (Black Letter Series) (West, 3d ed. 1998).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 5th ed. 1998).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Practitioner Treatise Series) (West, 3d ed. 1993).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 4th ed. 1992).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 3d ed. 1987).
  • Grant S. Nelson, Robert N. Leavell & Jean C. Love, CASES AND MATERIALS ON EQUITABLE REMEDIES, RESTITUTION, AND DAMAGES (West, 4th ed. 1986).
  • Grant Nelson, Dale A. Whitman & George Osborne, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Hornbook Series) (West, 2d ed. 1985).
  • Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, LAND TRANSACTIONS AND FINANCE (Black Letter Series) (West 1983).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSFER, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT (West, 2d ed. 1981).
  • Grant S. Nelson, Robert N. Leavell & Jean C. Love, CASES AND MATERIALS ON EQUITABLE REMEDIES AND RESTITUTION (West, 3d ed. 1980).
  • Grant Nelson, Dale A. Whitman & George Osborne, REAL ESTATE FINANCE LAW (Hornbook Series) (West 1979).
  • Grant Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, CASES AND MATERIALS ON REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT (West 1976).
  • Articles


  • Grant S. Nelson, Forty-Five Years as a Remedies Teacher: A Retrospective, 57 ST. LOUIS U. L.J. 751 (2013) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson and Gabriel Serbulia, Strategic Defaulters versus the Federal Taxpayer: A Brief for the Preemption of State Anti-Deficiency Law for Residential Mortgages, 66 ARK. L. REV. 65 (2013) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson & Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The Likely Impact of National Federation on Commerce Clause Jurisprudence, 40 PEPP. L. REV. 975 (2013) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson, Confronting the Mortgage Meltdown: A Brief for the Federalization of State Mortgage Foreclosure Law, 37 PEPP. L. REV. 583 (2010) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant Nelson, The Foreclosure Purchase by the Equity of Redemption Holder or Other Junior Interests: When Should Principles of Fairness and Morality Trump Normal Priority Rules?, 72 MO. L. REV. 1259 (2007) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, Adopting Restatement Mortgage Subrogation Principles: Saving Billions of Dollars for Refinancing Homeowners, 2006 BYU L. REV. 305 (2006) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson & Dale A. Whitman, Reforming Foreclosure: The Uniform Nonjudicial Foreclosure Act, 53 DUKE L.J. 1399 (2004) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson, A Commerce Clause Standard for the New Millennium: "Yes" to Broad Congressional Control over Commercial Transactions; "No" to Federal Legislation on Social and Cultural Issues, 55 ARK. L. REV. 1213 (2003) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson & Robert J. Pushaw Jr., A Critique of the Narrow Interpretation of the Commerce Clause, 96 N.W.U. L. REV. 695 (2002) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Grant S. Nelson & Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Rethinking the Commerce Clause: Applying First Principles to Uphold Federal Commercial Regulations But Preserve State Control Over Social Issues, 85 IOWA L. REV. 1 (1999) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Popular Press


  • Grant Nelson, Presenter, The Problem of Strategic Mortgage Default, University of Arkansas School of Law Symposium on the Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis (Nov. 9, 2012).
  • Grant Nelson, Speaker, "The Mortgage Meltdown: Where Do We Go From Here?," Western New England College of Law, 2011.
  • Grant Nelson, Moderated Federalist Society Tenure Track Faculty Scholars Presentation at AALS Meeting, 2011.
  • Grant Nelson, Member of 2010-2011 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition Selection Committee, 2011.
  • Grant Nelson, Moderated the Presentation of Winning Scholarly Papers at 2011 AALS Meeting, 2011.
  • Grant Nelson, Speaker, "Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis: Does State Pro-Debtor Foreclosure Law Worsen the Bill for Federal Taxpayers?," University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Student Federalist Society Chapter, 2010.

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