J.D. Harvard Law School, 1995
Ingrid Eagly is a Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. She teaches and writes about immigration law, criminal law, evidence and public interest lawyering. In 2017 she received UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
Professor Eagly is an expert in the intersection between immigration enforcement and the criminal legal system. Her recent work explores a range of topics, including the criminalization of migration, police policymaking, and U.S. immigration courts. Eagly’s scholarship has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Texas Law Review, California Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, among others.
Eagly earned an A.B. from Princeton University in public policy, with certificates in African American Studies and Women’s Studies. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and clerked for Judge David Coar of the U.S. District Court in Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, Professor Eagly was a Skadden Fellow at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago (LAF), a Soros Justice Fellow at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), and a trial attorney for the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles.
Eagly currently serves as a co-editor of the ImmigrationProf blog and a member of the editorial board of Law & Social Inquiry.