2013 Program Director, Summer in Uganda Program
Professor of Law
Co-Director, Global Center for Business and Development
Director, Legal Infrastructure and International Justice Institute
B.A., University of Illinois
J.D., University of Utah
Professor Carter was a trial attorney in the honors program of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1978 to 1981. She worked on voting, housing, and education discrimination cases. She then spent four years as a criminal defense attorney with the Salt Lake City Legal Defender Association, where she tried cases ranging from DUI to murder. In 1985, Professor Carter joined the Pacific McGeorge faculty. She has written on death penalty, evidence, and international treaty issues and is the co-author of a treatise on Capital Punishment Law and a book on Global Issues in Criminal Law. Her current area of interest is international criminal law, with a focus on war crimes tribunals. Among her international activities, she conducted a research project in Rwanda on the "Gacaca"trials in 2005 and in the spring of 2007,she was a Visiting Professor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.
Courses: Criminal Procedure, Criminal Appellate Advocacy Clinic, International Criminal Law