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.
Current Courses:Alternative Field Placement, Community & Economic Development Clinic, Full-Time Externship, Part-Time Externship Only, Part-Time Externship SUM, Part-Time Externship WCC
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