Clinical Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Service Learning
Co-Director, Community & Economic Development Clinic
Clinical Legal Education, post-conviction practice, criminal law, and gender and the law
Carrie Hempel is the founding associate dean for clinical education and service learning and a clinical professor of law at UC Irvine School of Law.
Professor Hempel previously taught at the University of Southern California School of Law, where she was a directing attorney for the Post-Conviction Justice Project, a clinical program that provides legal assistance to indigent prisoners at state and federal correctional institutions in habeas corpus, parole and civil rights cases.
Advanced Community and Economic Development Clinic, Alternative Field Placement, Community and Economic Development Clinic, Lawyering Skills I & II, Externship Seminar, Post-Conviction Justice Project Seminar and Clinic, Criminal Law, Gender, Crime and Justice Seminar, Trial Advocacy
- “Battered and Convicted: One State's Efforts to Provide Effective Relief,” 25 Criminal Justice (2011)
- “An Innovative Approach to Legal Education and the Founding of the University of California, Irvine School of Law,” in The Paradox of Professionalism: Lawyers and the Possibility of Justice (Scott L. Cummings ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011) (with Caroll Seron)
- “Lawrence and Shaputis and Their Impact on Parole Decisions in California,” 22 FED. SENT. R. 176 (2010)
- May 2, 2016:
Panelist, “Constructing a Blueprint for Choosing Clients in Community and Economic Development Clinics,” 39th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Baltimore
- Feb. 22, 2014:
Moderator, “Rights and Access to Physical Medical Services,” Prisoners’ Access to Justice: Exploring Legal, Medical, and Educational Rights, UCI Law