Assistant Professor, Legal Methods
B.S., S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law
Email: [email protected]
N.E. Millar is an Assistant Professor of Legal Methods at Widener University Delaware Law School. Professor Millar received a Bachelor of Science degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 1995 and a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2008. Professor Millar served as Articles & Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review.
Before joining Widener University Delaware Law School, Professor Millar taught Legal Writing and Research, as well as Professional Responsibility, at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Prior to that position, she represented clients on Arizona’s death row as an assistant federal public defender with the Capital Habeas Unit of the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Phoenix, Arizona, and taught legal writing, criminal law, ethics, international human rights, and other courses at Arizona Summit Law School. In addition, she served as a Staff Attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.
During law school, Professor Millar interned in The Hague with Judge Fausto Pocar, then president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and a judge on the Appeals Chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Over the course of her academic career, Professor Millar has served as a member of various Legal Writing Institute committees and as an Assistant Editor for Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. Most recently, she was a Deputy Editor for The Year in Review, published by the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law and Practice.
Before attending law school, Professor Millar spent ten years working as a journalist. She also served on the Board of Directors of the New York City Chapter of the National Organization for Women from 1997 to 2005. She was President of the organization from 2000 to 2002, and in 2004 she received the Susan B. Anthony Award for grassroots feminist organizing.
Professor Millar’s research interests include women’s rights, international and comparative law, capital punishment, and criminal law. She has presented research at workshops at Emory University School of Law and Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, among others. She was honored to present at the 2015 Igniting Law Teaching conference in Washington, D.C., which recognized innovation in law teaching. In 2017, Professor Millar received the Legal Writing Institute/Association for Legal Writing Directors/LexisNexis Scholarship Grant to write an article about legal writing pedagogy, and in 2019, she received the Association for Legal Writing Directors Teaching Grant to explore ideas to enrich the legal writing classroom.
Professor Millar is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.