Faculty Profiles

Ingrid Eagly

Ingrid V. Eagly

Professor of Law
Faculty Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy
A.B. Princeton University, 1991
J.D. Harvard Law School, 1995
UCLA Faculty Since 2008

Articles and Chapters

The Movement to Decriminalize Border Crossing, 61 Boston College Law Review __ (forthcoming 2020). Abstract
Measuring In Absentia Removal in Immigration Court (with Steven Shafer), 168 University of Pennsylvania Law Review __ (forthcoming 2020).
Detaining Families: A Study of Asylum Adjudication in Family Detention (with Steven Shafer and Jana Whalley), 106 California Law Review 785 (2018). Selected for inclusion in __ Bender’s Immigration Bulletin __ (Lexis-Nexis __). Full Text
Lexipol: The Privatization of Police Policymaking (with Joanna C. Schwartz), 96 Texas Law Review 891 (2018). Full Text
Understanding “Sanctuary Cities” (with Christopher N. Lasch, R. Linus Chan, Dina Francesca Haynes, Annie Lai, Elizabeth M. McCormick, and Juliet P. Stumpf), 59 Boston College Law Review 1703 (2018). Full Text
Prosecuting Immigrants in a Democracy, Chapter 8, in Prosecutors and Democracy: A Cross-National Study 227-49 (edited by Maximo Langer & David Alan Sklansky, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017). Abstract
Criminal Justice in an Era of Mass Deportation: Reforms from California, 20 New Criminal Law Review 12 (2017). Selected for inclusion in 38 Immigration & Nationality Law Review 515 (2017). Full Text
Immigrant Protective Policies in Criminal Justice, 95 Texas Law Review 245 (2016). Full Text
A National Study of Access to Counsel in Immigration Court (with Steven Shafer), 165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1 (2015). Full Text
Remote Adjudication in Immigration, 109 Northwestern University Law Review 933 (2015). Selected for inclusion in 21 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin 647 (Lexis-Nexis 2016). Full Text
Criminal Justice for Noncitizens: An Analysis of Variation in Local Enforcement, 88 New York University Law Review 1126 (2013). Full Text
Gideon's Migration, 122 Yale Law Journal 2282 (2013). Selected for inclusion in 34 Immigration & Nationality Law Review 237 (2013). Full Text
Criminal Clinics in the Pursuit of Immigrant Rights: Lessons from the Loncheros, 2 UC Irvine Law Review 91 (2012). Full Text
Local Immigration Prosecution: A Study of Arizona Before SB 1070, 58 UCLA Law Review 1749 (2011). Full Text
Prosecuting Immigration, 104 Northwestern University Law Review 1281 (2010). Excerpted in Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy 948-51 (edited by T.A. Aleinkoff et al, Thomson West, 2010). Full Text
After Public Interest Law (with Scott L. Cummings), 100 Northwestern University Law Review 1251 (2006). Full Text
A Critical Reflection on Law and Organizing (with Scott L. Cummings), 48 UCLA Law Review 443 (2001). Excerpted in Social Justice: Professionals, Communities and Law (edited by Martha R. Mahoney et al., West, 2013) Full Text
Community Education: Creating a New Vision of Legal Services Practice, 4 Clinical Law Review 433 (1998). Full Text


Essay, Access to Counsel and the Legacy of Juan Osuna, Center for Migration Studies (2019). Full Text
Book Review, 52 Law & Society Review 1100 (2018). Reviewing Protect, Serve, and Deport: The Rise of Policing as Immigration Enforcement, by Amada Armenta (University of California Press, 2017). Full Text
Special Report, Detaining Families: A Study of Asylum Adjudication in Family Detention (with Steven Shafer and Jana Whalley), American Immigration Council (Aug. 2018). Full Text
Op-Ed, Don’t Let Trump’s New Immigration Policy Trick You (with Steven Shafer and Jana Walley), The Washington Post (June 26, 2018). Full Text
Reforming Criminal Justice in an Era of Mass Deportation, Harvard Law Review Blog (Oct. 17, 2017). Full Text
Op-Ed, Why We Need to Support the California Values Act, Daily Journal (April 24, 2017).
Public Defenders Are Needed to Ensure Justice in Our Immigration Court System, Border Criminologies Blog (April 11, 2016). Full Text
Special Report, Access to Counsel in Immigration Court (with Steven Shafer), American Immigration Council (Sept. 2016). Full Text
Remote Adjudication in Immigration, Border Criminologies Blog (June 25, 2015). Full Text
Book Review, ImmigrationProf Blog (Oct. 22, 2015). Reviewing Crimmigration Law, by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández (American Bar Association, 2015). Full Text
Criminalizing the Sidewalk, UCLA Criminal Defense Clinic (2015). Full Text
Book Review, 15 Punishment & Society 560 (2013). Reviewing Governing Immigration Through Crime: A Reader, edited by Julie A. Dowling & Jonathan Xavier Inda (Stanford University Press, 2013). Full Text
Speeches and Addresses, Moderator, From Emma Lazarus to Arizona’s SB 1070: Can Progressives Meet New Challenges to Immigrants’ Rights?, 31 Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review 47 (2012).
Roundtable Panelist, Federalism in Practice – National and Local Perspectives on States’ Use of Criminal Law to Regulate Undocumented or Unauthorized Migration, 12(2) Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law 375 (2011).
Lawyers, Unite (with Scott L. Cummings), Legal Affairs at 63 (March/April 2005). Reviewing Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights, by Jennifer Gordon (Harvard University Press, 2005). Full Text
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law: An Innovative Approach to Pro Per Assistance, 3(3) Center for Families, Children and the Courts Update (2003).