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Janine Kim

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Expertise: Criminal Punishment; Race and the Law; Discrimination; Criminal Law & Procedure; Torts
Office Location: Kennedy Hall
Scholarly Works:
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Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts
Stanford University, Master of Arts
Yale University, Juris Doctor


Janine Young Kim joined the Fowler School of Law faculty in 2016. From 2008-2016 Professor Kim taught at Marquette University Law School and previously taught at Southwestern and Whittier Law Schools. She received her JD from Yale Law School and both her M.A. and B.A. from Stanford University, where she was selected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. At Yale Law School, she was an editor of the Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow, and the executive editor of the Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal. Prior to teaching, Professor Kim practiced for three years with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alfred T. Goodwin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Kim's scholarship focuses on criminal law theory and race and the law, with recent articles appearing in such journals as the Tulane Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, and Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

On Race and Persuasion, 20 CUNY LAW REVIEW 901 (2017)