Political Science and Criminal Justice

Anne Moore

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Anne V. Moore is an active CA Bar member with a master’s degree in Political Science from CSU Chico.  Her career has been primarily dedicated to law in the public interest, ranging from poverty law and welfare rights to Social Security disability, housing, juvenile dependency, and criminal law.  She has worked as a public defender in both urban San Diego county and rural Nevada county and as an appellate attorney representing indigent defendants by appointment of the CA Courts of Appeal.  Ms. Moore has also worked in the field of entertainment law and as a documentary film producer.  Her work there has focused on negotiating distribution deals, talent and trade union contracts, employment law, First Amendment issues, including defamation/privacy, intellectual property, copyright law, music rights/clearances, and litigation.  Ms. Moore produced two documentary films, Sicko, which received an Oscar nomination in 2007 for Best Feature Documentary, and Capitalism: A Love Story (2009).  Other film production credits include Bowling for Columbine (2003) Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Slacker Uprising (2008).  She is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA).  A native of Michigan, Ms. Moore graduated with a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a J.D. from New College of CA, School of Law.  She teaches "Senior Seminar in Legal Studies" and "Law & Disadvantaged Persons" at CSU Chico utilizing a social justice oriented and student centered teaching style.