Ngozi Okidegbe is an Assistant Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law, where she first joined as the inaugural holder of the Harold A. Stevens Visiting Assistant Professorship in 2019. She researches and writes in the areas of criminal procedure, evidence, technology, and racial justice. Her recent work explores the ways in which the use of predictive technologies in the criminal justice system impact racially marginalized communities.
Before joining Cardozo, Professor Okidegbe served as a law clerk for Justice Madlanga of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and for the Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She also practiced at CaleyWray, a labor law boutique in Toronto.
Professor Okidegbe graduated with a B.C.L./LL.B from McGill University’s Faculty of Law, where she was awarded the Edwin Botsford Busteed Scholarship, the Rosa B. Gualtieri Prize, the Daniel Mettarlin Memorial Scholarship, and the Schull Yang Award. She subsequently earned her LL.M from Columbia Law School, where she graduated as a James Kent Scholar.