B.A., 2001, Northwestern University
B.Mus., 2001, Northwestern University
J.D., 2006, Stanford Law School
Nancy Leong graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University before attending Stanford Law School, where she graduated with distinction and was a member of the Stanford Law Review. After earning her law degree, Professor Leong clerked for Judge Kermit Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Prior to joining the University of Denver faculty, she was an Assistant Professor at the William & Mary School of Law, an Adjunct Professor at the Washington College of Law American University in Washington D.C., and a Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law Center. She also practiced First Amendment law with Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Professor Leong’s scholarship and teaching focus on constitutional rights, antidiscrimination law, and judicial decisionmaking. Her work has appeared or will appear in the American University Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, Florida Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Irvine Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, and the Journal of Legal Education, among others.
- Improving Rights, 99 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW ____ (forthcoming 2013).
- Racial Capitalism, 126 HARVARD LAW REVIEW ____ (forthcoming 2013).
- Gideon's Law Protective Function, 122 YALE LAW JOURNAL ____ (forthcoming 2013) (symposium contribution).
- “So Closely Intertwined”: Labor and Racial Solidarity, 81 GEORGE WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW ____ (forthcoming 2013) (with Charlotte Garden).
- Consent Forms and Consent Formalism, 2013 WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW ____ (forthcoming 2013) (with Kira Suyeishi).