Lara Bazelon

Lara Bazelon

Lara Bazelon

Lara Bazelon is an associate professor of law and the director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice and Racial Justice Clinical Programs at the University of San Francisco School of Law. From 2012-2015, she was a visiting associate clinical professor at Loyola Law School and the director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent.  Her legal scholarship focuses on the intersection of law and ethics.

Professor Bazelon also writes regularly about divorce and co-parenting.  Her essay, "From Divorce, A Fractured Beauty,” was published in the New York Times as a Modern Love column and was selected for an episode of the Modern Love podcast, for which Professor Bazelon was interviewed.  Professor Bazelon is also a contributing writer for Slate and Slate Double X, where her essays on criminal justice, divorce, and single parenting can be found.

Professor Bazelon’s journalism and op-ed pieces have also been published in the Washington PostPolitico, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications.   Her book, Restoring Justice: Harm, Healing, and Redemption After Wrongful Conviction, will be published in 2018.  For more about the book and about Professor Bazelon, please visit her website or follow her on Twitter @larabazelon.