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Richard L. Cupp, J.D.
John W. Wade Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • J.D., University of California, Davis, 1987
  • B.A., Pepperdine University, 1983, magna cum laude

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Professor Cupp loves teaching and learning with students. He teaches Torts, Products Liability, Remedies, and Animal Law.

Professor Cupp is also widely recognized as a leading scholar and commentator in the fields of torts and products liability. He is the coauthor of a products liability casebook, and has authored more than 20 significant scholarly articles and numerous shorter articles. Professor Cupp is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and he has served as chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Torts and Compensation Systems.



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Popular Press

  • Richard L. Cupp, Jr., Gorilla's Death Calls for Human Responsibility, Not Animal Personhood, The Conversation, June 3, 2016
  • Richard L. Cupp, Jr., Animal Cruelty Laws Don't Depend on Animal Rights, New York Times, Oct. 2, 2014

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