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August 19, 2008

Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Carrie Leonetti

Oregon Law is pleased to welcome new Assistant Professor Carrie Leonetti, who recently joined the faculty. Professor Leonetti previously worked as a federal public defender in Fresno, Calif. She also has served on the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Biological Evidence, and has more than seven years of experience in trial, appellate, and post-conviction work in criminal law.

Professor Leonetti received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and her juris doctorate from Harvard Law School, where she demonstrated a commitment to public service as a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. During her time in law school, Professor Leonetti interned in South Africa at the University of Cape Town Legal Aid Clinic, working to help the victims of the Apartheid regime.

In the legal field, Professor Leonetti’s scholarship focuses on constitutional rules governing law enforcement searches and seizures. Professor Leonetti will teach Criminal Law, Criminal Adjudication, and Evidence.


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