Juliet Stumpf

Juliet Stumpf

Edmund O. Belsheim Professor of Law

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Juliet Stumpf holds the Edmund O. Belsheim Professor of Law chair at Lewis & Clark Law School. She is a scholar of immigration law and crimmigration law, the intersection of immigration and criminal law. Her research seeks to illuminate the study of immigration law with interdisciplinary insights. She has published widely in leading journals and books, including a series of crimmigration articles beginning with The Crimmigration Crisis: Immigrants, Crime, and Sovereign Power, 56 AM. U. L. REV. 367 (2006), and she co-authors the casebook Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy (9th ed. West 2020). She has been recognized as one of the ten most-cited immigration law scholars in the United States.

Stumpf co-founded CINETS, the transnational, interdisciplinary network of crimmigration scholars. She formerly co-directed the academic network, Border Criminologies at Oxford University with its founder, Mary Bosworth. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Innovation Law Lab.

Stumpf was elected to the American Law Institute in 2022 and received the Edmund O. Belsheim chair in 2023. In 2016, she received the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching. The National Law Journal named her an Immigration Law Trailblazer.

Stumpf has taught at NYU School of Law and Leiden University, clerked for Judge Richard A. Paez on the Ninth Circuit, and served as a civil rights attorney with the U.S. Justice Department. She received her JD cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center and her BA in English Literature from Oberlin College.

Other key publications include Liminal Immigration Law, 108 IOWA L. REV. 1531 (2023) (with Stephen Manning), Understanding Sanctuary Cities, 59 B.C. L. REV. 1703 (2018) (with Christopher Lasch, et al.); Doing Time: Crimmigration Law and the Perils of Haste, 58 UCLA L. REV. 1705 (2011); and States of Confusion: the Rise of State and Local Power over Immigration, 86 N.C. L. REV. 1557 (2008).

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Academic Credentials

  • BA 1989 Oberlin College
  • JD cum laude 1995 Georgetown University


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