Luke M. Milligan
Associate Professor of Law
- Phone: 502-852-7939
- Office: 246
Luke Milligan is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Louisville. He teaches courses on public law and jurisprudence.
Professor Milligan writes at the intersection of criminal law, constitutional law, and judicial decision-making. His articles have been published by the Boston University Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, Georgia Law Review, and Washington & Lee Law Review, among others. Milligan's most recent article, "The Forgotten Right to Be Secure," is forthcoming in the Hastings Law Journal. The University of Louisville law alumni named him Teacher of the Year in 2013.
Before joining the faculty, Milligan practiced as a criminal defense lawyer with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly. He also served as law clerk to Judge Edith Brown Clement of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Judge Martin L.C. Feldman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Milligan received his law degree, with honors, from Emory Law School, where he was articles editor of the Emory Law Journal and worked on habeas corpus matters at the Carter Center.
In recent years Milligan has been a visiting professor at Emory Law School, the University of Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa), and the University of Turku (Finland).
Milligan is admitted to the bars of Kentucky, Ohio, and the District of Columbia.
Criminal Procedure I
Criminal Procedure II
University and Community Service
Faculty Senate, University of Louisville, 2013-Present
Commissioner, Department of Public Advocacy, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2010-Present