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Emily Uhrig

Emily Garcia Uhrig

Professor of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Stanford Law School


Phone: 916.739.7129
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Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment.


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, Criminal Procedure, Federal Habeas Corpus Seminar

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