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Richard T. Sakai

Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Academic Support Program

After working in private practice, Assistant Professor Richard T. Sakai was an instructor at New College School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, and UC Hastings College of the Law, where he also directed the Legal Education Opportunity Program. He has taught Torts, Wills, and Trusts; Evidence; Criminal Law; and essay writing. As co-director of the Academic Support Program at USF, Sakai helps students prepare for the study of law and enhance academic performance throughout law school. He has also taught for the Law School Admissions Council and San Francisco Bar Association. Sakai has volunteered to improve minority access to the legal profession for many years.

Education
  • BA, UC Los Angeles
  • JD, UC Hastings
Prior Experience
  • Instructor and Director of the Legal Education Program, UC Hastings College of the Law
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Instructor, Golden Gate University School of Law
    TitleOutletsDate
    "Help Inspire College Students to Make Law School a Destination"BASF Bulletin10/01/11
    Books
      Law Review and Journal Articles
        Book Contributions
          Opinion Pieces and Blog Posts
            Other Publications
              Briefs
                Court Citation of Research
                  Presentations
                  • Presenter, "Destination Law School," Bar Association of San Francisco College to Law Diversity Program, San Francisco, Calif. (October, November 2010). (Sakai introduced law and law school to aspiring minority students attending Bay Area colleges and universities. The program is designed to increase the opportunities for, and representation of, minorities in the legal profession.)
                  Testimony and Hearings
                    Written Testimony and Commentary
                      Advisor or Consultant
                        Counsel
                          Symposia Organization
                            Professional Membership
                              Fellowships
                                Other Service