Erica Hashimoto

Professor of Law

Erica J. Hashimoto is a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center where she serves as a Director of the Appellate Litigation Program. She has litigated before...

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Erica J. Hashimoto is a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center where she serves as a Director of the Appellate Litigation Program. She has litigated before the United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C., Eleventh, and Fourth Circuits.  Prior to joining the Georgetown faculty, she was the Allen Post Professor of Law at the University of Georgia.While there, she started an appellate litigation clinic that accepted appointments from federal courts of appeals, and she was named a Josiah Meigs Professor, the university's highest teaching honor.

Prior to teaching at the University of Georgia, Professor Hashimoto was an assistant federal public defender in Washington, D.C.She also clerked for the Honorable David S. Tatel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for the Honorable Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Recent Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Motivating Constitutional Compliance, 68 Fla. L. Rev. 1001-1043 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, An Originalist Argument for a Sixth Amendment Right to Competent Counsel, 99 Iowa L. Rev. 1999-2013 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Reclaiming the Equitable Heritage of Habeas, 108 Nw. U. L. Rev. 139-186 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, The Problem with Misdemeanor Representation, 70 Wash & Lee L. Rev. 1019-1047 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
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All Scholarship 2006 - Present

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Motivating Constitutional Compliance, 68 Fla. L. Rev. 1001-1043 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, An Originalist Argument for a Sixth Amendment Right to Competent Counsel, 99 Iowa L. Rev. 1999-2013 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Reclaiming the Equitable Heritage of Habeas, 108 Nw. U. L. Rev. 139-186 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, The Problem with Misdemeanor Representation, 70 Wash & Lee L. Rev. 1019-1047 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Abandoning Misdemeanor Defendants, 25 Fed. Sent'g. Rep. 103-105 (2012).    [HEIN]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Class Matters, 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 31-76 (2011).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Resurrecting Autonomy: The Criminal Defendant's Right to Control the Case, 90 B.U. L. Rev. 1147-1187 (2010).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Toward Ethical Plea Bargaining, 30 Cardozo L. Rev. 949-963 (2008).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Defending the Right of Self-Representation: An Empirical Look at the Pro Se Felony Defendant, 85 N.C. L. Rev. 423-487 (2007).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, Reflections on Hope, 41 Ga. L. Rev. 843-847 (2007).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, The Price of Misdemeanor Representation, 49 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 461-513 (2007).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Erica J. Hashimoto, The Under-Appreciated Value of Advisory Guidelines, 37 McGeorge L. Rev. 577-588 (2006).    [HEIN] [W]

Congressional Testimony

  • Protecting the Constitutional Right to Counsel for Indigents Charged with Misdemeanors: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 114th Cong., May 13, 2015 (Statement of Erica J. Hashimoto) (CIS No.: Pending).    [WWW]
Recent scholarship