Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., University of Illinois
J.D., University of Utah
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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, international treaty issues, and international criminal procedure. She is the co-author of a treatise on Capital Punishment Law, books on Global Issues in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, and a recent book on International Criminal Procedure. Her current area of interest is international criminal law, with a focus on war crimes tribunals.
Courses: Criminal Procedure, Criminal Appellate Advocacy Clinic, International Criminal Law