Prof. Min testified Wednesday, June 12, about housing finance before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services (10:00 a.m. EDT). The hearing was entitled “Beyond GSEs [Government Sponsored Enterprises]: Examples of Successful Housing Finance Models without Explicit Government Guarantees.” Min reviewed the comparative advantages and disadvantages of different international models of funding residential mortgages. He joined UCI Law last year from the Center for American Progress, a policy think tank, where he was Associate Director for Financial Markets Policy. He is a nationally recognized expert on financial markets regulation, and his research interests focus on the law and policy of banking, real estate finance, and capital markets. Go to the hearing page for details and a link to the archived video.
These two recent graduates were among nine law students awarded the Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund scholarship for a complimentary BAR/BRI Bar Review Course valued at over $3,500. Applicants were evaluated on academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated leadership skills, and a commitment to public service. Boniwell and Wunch were pro bono leaders at UCI Law, each logging 200 or more hours of pro bono work during their three years. They also were both active in the Consumer Protection Clinic, helping homeowners who faced foreclosure understand their rights and pursue agreements with banks to keep their homes.