John Shu

Attorney and Legal Commentator

John Shu is an attorney and legal commentator. His focus areas include constitutional law, securities & corporate law, politics, and international affairs. Mr. Shu has lectured and published on a wide variety of issues.

Mr. Shu served President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush. He also served Judge Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, who was Director of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency, and Judge Paul Roney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, who was Presiding Judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review.

Mr. Shu is a member of the National Committee on U.S. - China Relations, the Pacific Council on International Policy, and the Foreign Policy Association.

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • G.C., Peking University
  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law

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Publications and Multimedia
Lee v. Tam: “Disparaging” Trademarks & the First Amendment
Short video featuring John Shu
January 17, 2017
Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 11-28-12 featuring John Shu
November 28, 2012
Dodd-Frank Challenged in Court
June 21, 2012
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act of 2010: Is It Constitutional?
Engage Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2010
December 23, 2010
Honest Services Cases (Skilling, Black, & Weyhrauch) - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 07-07-10 featuring John Shu
July 07, 2010
Financial Reform – The Senate Version
New Federal Initiatives Project
April 23, 2010
The Akaka Bill - Podcast
Civil Rights Practice Group
November 11, 2009
SCOTUScast 7-22-09 featuring John Shu
Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts
July 22, 2009
SCOTUScast 7-20-09 featuring John Shu
Nijhawan v. Holder
July 20, 2009
SCOTUScast 5-22-09 - Caperton Debate
Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company
May 22, 2009
Fairness Doctrine
New Federal Initiatives Project
April 13, 2009
State Court Docket Watch April 2007
Table of Contents
March 21, 2007
State Court Docket Watch November 2006
Table of Contents
November 29, 2006
State Court Docket Watch October 2005
Table of Contents
October 11, 2005