Linda Starr

Clinical Professor of Law

Linda Starr is co-founder of the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) at Santa Clara University School of Law. She has more than 25 years experience as an attorney both in California and New York. Starr clerked for the California Court of Appeal, worked as an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn NY, and has worked as a private practitioner in post-conviction matters at all levels of the state and federal courts. At NCIP, Starr oversees all aspects of investigation and litigation into wrongful conviction in state and federal courts. She also develops and teaches Innocence Project and Advanced Innocence Project courses.


J.D., University of Southern California Law Center

B.S., Ohio State University

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