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New Faculty to Join UC Davis Law in 2022-23

UC Davis School of Law will welcome two acclaimed new faculty members to start the 2022-23 academic year. 

Professor Mary Ziegler will join the faculty as an expert on the law, history, and politics of reproduction, health care, and conservatism in the United States from 1945 to the present. She is one of the world’s leading historians of the U.S. abortion debate.

Professor Joe Discusses Wrongful Convictions on King Hall Podcast

Professor Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe discusses her forthcoming article, “Learning from Mistakes,” where she explores the role of the public defender in wrongful convictions in death row cases. To start with, she points out that unlike medical, aviation and military systems, there is no national or formal process in place to review wrongful convictions. Professor Joe looks at the role prosecutors, judges and other system actors can play in helping public defenders learn from their mistakes.