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Kristine S. Knaplund, J.D.
Professor of Law

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  • J.D., University of California, Davis, 1977
  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1974

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Professor Kristine S. Knaplund began her career in law teaching in 1983 at UCLA Law School, where she was honored with the law school's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1991, the University-wide Harriet and Charles Luckman Distinguished Lecturer Award in 1995, and the 1997 graduating class' Professor of the Year Award. She joined the faculty of Pepperdine University School of Law in 2002, and teaches Property, Wills and Trusts, Advanced Wills and Trusts, and the Bioethics Seminar. In 2006 she received the 1L Professor of the Year Award, and in 2008 she received the University's Howard White Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Assisted Reproductive Technology: The Legal Issues, 28 Prob. & Prop. 48 (2014) SSRN
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Baby Without a Country: Determining Citizenship For Assisted Reproduction Children Born Overseas, 91 U. DENV L. REV 335 (2013) SSRN
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Astrue v. Capato: The U.S. Supreme Court Decides a Genetic Link Is Not Enough To Be a Parent, ABA SECTION ON REAL PROPERTY, TRUSTS AND ESTATES eREPORT, June 2012
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Children of Assisted Reproduction, 45 MICH. J.L. REFORM 899 SSRN
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Will the U.S. Supreme Court Decide Who is a Decedent's Child?, ABA SECTION ON REAL PROPERTY, TRUSTS AND ESTATES eREPORT, Dec. 2011
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Synthetic Cells, Synthetic Life, and Inheritance, 45 VAL. U. L. REV. 1361 (2011) HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, The New Uniform Probate Code's Surprising Gender Inequities, 18 DUKE J. GENDER L. & POL'Y 335 (2011) (symposium) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Schafer v. Astrue: The 4th Circuit Weighs in on 'Who Is a Decedent's Child?', ABA SECTION ON REAL PROPERTY, TRUSTS AND ESTATES eREPORT, June 2011 SSRN
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Charity for the "Death Tax": The Impact of Legislation on Charitable Bequests, 45 GONZ. L. REV. 713 (2010) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Montana Becomes Third U.S. State To Allow Physician Aid in Dying, ABA SECTION ON REAL PROPERTY, TRUSTS AND ESTATES eREPORT, Feb. 2010 SSRN
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, The Right of Privacy and America's Aging Population, 86 DENVER U. L. REV. 439 (2009) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Legal Issues of Maternity and Inheritance for the Biotech Child of the 21st Century, 43 REAL PROP. TR. & EST. L.J. 393 (2008) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, The Evolution of Women's Rights in Inheritance, 19 HASTINGS WOMEN'S L.J. 3 (2008) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and the Implications for Inheritance, 48 ARIZ. L. REV. 1 (2006) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Equal Protection, Postmortem Conception, and Intestacy, 53 U. KAN. L. REV. 627 (2005) HeinOnline
  • Kristine S. Knaplund, Postmortem Conception and a Father's Last Will, 46 ARIZ. L. REV. 91 (2004) SSRN HeinOnline

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