Dorothy J. Glancy

Professor of Law
Santa Clara University

Dorothy J. Glancy is Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law. A graduate of Wellesley College (B.A. in English and Intellectual History) and Harvard Law School (J.D.), Professor Glancy teaches courses in property, intellectual property, copyright law, trademark law, land use and administrative law. Before entering academia, Professor Glancy practiced law in Washington, D.C. and was counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights during the time of the Watergate investigations. She also served in the Office of General Counsel of the United States Department of Agriculture. Professor Glancy has been chair of the Section on Defamation and Privacy, as well as the Sections on Environmental Law and Property of the Association of American Law Schools. She was an Adviser to the Executive Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of California and a member of the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law and Past-Chair of the Section’s Ethics Committee. A life member of the American Law Institute, Professor Glancy was an adviser to the Restatement of Property: Servitudes. She currently serves on the Court Technology Advisory Committee to the State of California Judicial Council. For more than a decade, Professor Glancy has been an active participant in the work of the Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research. A specialist on the law of privacy and intelligent transportation systems, she directed a study of the impact of intelligent transportation systems on privacy under a grant from the Federal Highway Administration and published a series of articles and research reports on the subject. She has been a consultant with regard to privacy issues related to the Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) project under development by the US Department of Transportation, vehicle manufacturers and state transportation authorities. Her publications cover a wide range of topics, including the judicial work of Justice William O. Douglas, various aspects of property law, as well as historic preservation, co-ownership and intellectual property.