Kathryn Miller is an Associate Professor of Law and the Co-Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic. Her scholarship focuses on how criminal investigation, criminal adjudication and post-conviction law implicate the constitutional rights of criminal defendants. She explores how procedural rules designed to further the interests of criminal defendants often disadvantage them and undermine fairness in the system as a whole.
Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Miller was a clinical fellow and supervising attorney at UC Berkeley School of Law where she taught in the law school's Death Penalty Clinic. Professor Miller has represented individuals convicted of capital crimes at the Equal Justice Initiative and has served as a supervising attorney at The Bronx Defenders.
Professor Miller has a B.A. summa cum laude from The College of William & Mary and a J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law, where she participated in the Death Penalty Clinic as a student and was elected to the Order of the Coif
107 Cornell L. Rev. 1319 (2022)
A Second Look for Children Sentenced to Die in Prison
75 Okla. L. Rev. 141 (2022) (invited contribution)
43 Cardozo L. Rev. 375 (2021)
The Eighth Amendment Power to Discriminate
5 Wash. L. Rev. 809 (2020)
The Attorneys Are Bound and the Witnesses Are Gagged: How States Limit Post-Conviction Investigation in Criminal Cases
106 Cal. L. Rev. 135 (2018)