Jean C. Love

Martha-Ellen Tye Professor of Law Emerita

BA, University of Wisconsin, 1965
JD, University of Wisconsin, 1968

Professor Love began her legal career in private practice in Nebraska. In 1971, she taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin. The following year she joined the law faculty of the University of California at Davis, where she taught for nineteen years. In 1991, she moved to the University of Iowa College of Law. Professor Love has been a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, UCLA, and the University of Texas. She has won teaching awards at UC-Davis, Texas and Iowa.

Professor Love taught Torts, Remedies, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, and Introduction to Law. She has published numerous articles focusing on tort law, particularly the question of remedies in constitutional tort litigation. She is co-author of two books on Soviet Law. She also is the co-author of Equitable Remedies, Restitution and Damages and An Introduction to the Anglo-American Legal System, both published by West Group. Her current scholarship focuses on the constitutional rights of lesbians and gay men.

Professor Love was Chair of the California Law Revision Commission in 1981-82. She served on the Accreditation Committee of the Association of American Law Schools from 1992-1996. She is a Past President of the Society of American Law Teachers and a member of the American Law Institute.