Carrie Leonetti, School of Law

Carrie Leonetti
Academic Areas:
Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Carrie Leonetti is an expert in wide-scale surveillance, wrongful convictions, prosecutorial charging, privacy, and search and seizure. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor of constitutional law, criminal procedure, and evidence. Carrie is the Dean's Distinguished Faculty Fellow and leads the university's Criminal Justice Initiative. Her research focuses on privacy and search and seizure, prosecutorial charging, the effectiveness of defense counsel, comparative criminal procedure, and international rule-of-law reform. 

Contact: | 541-346-3269


Recent Media:
Homeless Privacy (Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oct. 23, 2017)
With FaceID, Apple's iPhone X wades into Fifth Amendment gray area (PBS NewsHour, Sept. 15, 2017)
Amazon releases Echo data in murder case, dropping First Amendment argument (PBS NewsHour, March 8, 2017)
Potential for a bloodless coup isn't so far-fetched (The Oregonian Opinion, Dec. 23, 2016)
U.S. Marshals' tackling of Ammon Bundy's lawyer creates buzz in legal community (The Oregonian, Oct. 28, 2016)
Gary Haugen has a new execution date, but Oregon's death penalty moratorium remains (Oregon Public Broadcasting, May 23, 2016)
Is Pete Santilli a free speech champion or just another loud mouth? (Portland Tribune, Feb. 8, 2016)
How cops used virtual reality to recreate Tamir Rice, San Bernardino shootings (PBS NewsHour, Jan. 13, 2016)
Trump's proposed exclusion would likely be illegal (Statesman Journal, Dec. 8, 2015)
Fact or fiction: polygraphs just an “investigative tool” (Bend Bulletin, Aug. 8, 2015)
What makes self-defense defensible? (Bend Bulletin, Aug. 8, 2015)
Professor: Preteen boys charged in Civic fire could be held until age 25 (KVAL, June 29, 2015)
6 innovative uses for virtual reality (The Week, June 28, 2015)
The 'Oculus Rift' and the Courtroom (The Atlantic's City Lab, March 7, 2015)