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Juliet Stumpf

Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics

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Juliet Stumpf is the Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics at Lewis & Clark Law School. She is a scholar of crimmigration law, the intersection of immigration and criminal law. Her current research explores innovation in immigration law, and seeks to illuminate the study of immigration law with interdisciplinary insights. She is a co-author of Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy (8th ed. West 2016), and will co-author the third edition of Forced Migration: Law and Policy (West).


Stumpf is a co-founder of CINETS, a transnational, interdisciplinary network of crimmigration scholars. She sits on the Advisory Group of Oxford University’s academic blog Border Criminologies and the Board of Directors of the Innovation Law Lab. She taught Lawyering at NYU School of Law, clerked for Judge Richard A. Paez on the Ninth Circuit, and served as a civil rights attorney in the U.S. Justice Department. She received a JD cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center and a BA in English Literature from Oberlin College. In 2016, Stumpf received the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching at Lewis & Clark Law School.


Key publications include D(e)volving Discretion: Lessons from the Life and Times of Secure Communities, 64 Am. U. L. Rev. 1259 (2015); Doing Time: Crimmigration Law and the Perils of Haste, 58 UCLA L. Rev. 1705 (2011); States of Confusion: the Rise of State and Local Power over Immigration, 86 N.C. L. Rev. 1557 (2008); and The Crimmigration Crisis: Immigrants, Crime, and Sovereign Power, 56 Am. U. L. Rev. 367 (2006).

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Academic Credentials

  • BA 1989 Oberlin College
  • JD cum laude 1995 Georgetown University


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