Published Work

John has written numerous articles for various newspapers, academic journals, and legal magazines.  Several pieces of his published work relate to the law, particularly the intersection of tax and bankruptcy.


Bankruptcy as a Tool to Handle Crushing Tax Debt

This article appeared in the July 2014 edition of Valley Lawyer Magazine, a publication by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. It addresses the ways in which bankruptcy can be used to strategically reduce–or even “wipe clean”–overwhelming tax debt.


Let the Chips Fall Where They May

The UC Davis Law Review published this article in 1993.  In it, John examines the various ways in which defamatory or libelous statements made via online bulletin boards and chat-rooms will be handled under different state laws.