Ingrid Eagly

is a Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law and the Faculty Director of the Criminal Justice Program. Her teaching and research interests include immigration law, criminal law, evidence, and public interest lawyering. In 2017 she received UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award and previously served as Faculty Director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy.

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 Stanford Law ReviewYale Law JournalUniversity of Pennsylvania Law ReviewLaw & Society Review, and Texas Law Review, among others. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Eagly clerked for the Honorable Judge David H. Coar of the U.S. District Court in Chicago. Prior to joining the academy, Eagly was also 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.