Emily Garcia Uhrig
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Stanford Law School
Professor Emily Garcia Uhrig has an extensive background in government service at the federal level. Her work as an attorney-advisor with the Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice; a trial and appellate Deputy Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles, CA; and as a staff attorney with the Ninth Circuit specializing in habeas corpus, has enabled her to generate some impressive scholarship. In particular, her article, “A Case for a Constitutional Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus,” published in the Hastings Law Journal, 60 Hastings L.J. 541 (2009), has drawn praise for its in-depth analysis.
Courses: Evidence, Criminal Law, Sentencing and Post-Conviction Remedies, Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus Seminar