Areas of Expertise:
immigration law | criminal law | legal education | evidence
Ingrid Eagly, professor of law at the UCLA School of Law, is an expert in immigration law and also criminal law and evidence. Immediately prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, Eagly served as a trial attorney for the federal public defender’s office in Los Angeles. Eagly’s research interests focus on the intersection between immigration law and criminal justice. Her recent articles explore the right to counsel in immigration proceedings and criminal court practices that integrate criminal prosecution with immigration enforcement.
Eagly is also faculty director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and an affiliated faculty member of the UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration. In 2014-15, she supervised UCLA law students who worked on behalf of street vendors in downtown Los Angeles who were being ticketed by police.