Professor of Law
B.A., Marquette University
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Criminal Procedure Investigation
Criminal Race Theory
International Criminal Justice
Office: L 316
Upon graduation from law school, Professor Baldwin worked as a Staff Attorney for the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society in New York City. She later became a Staff Attorney for the Bronx Defenders in the Bronx, NY. Professor Baldwin has also worked as an in-house Counsel for a major insurance company and with the law firm of James P. Nunemaker & Associates. In 2001, she became a Visiting Assistant Professor in the University of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. She earned her Ph.D. from Northeastern University Law, Policy, and Society program in 2010. Her dissertation was entitled "Wisconsin Works? Race, Gender and Accountability in the Workfare Era." Professor Baldwin's areas of interest include criminal law and procedure, international criminal justice, evidence, critical race theory, and welfare law. Her scholarly work has examined the intersection of the Ninth Amendment and social movements, as well as, the convergence of race, class and gender on welfare reform legislation.
Bridgette Baldwin, 'WISCONSIN WORKS'?: RACE, GENDER AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE WORKFARE ERA (Proquest, UMI Dissertation Publishing, 2011).
Bridgette Baldwin, Symposium: Backsliding: The United States Supreme Court, Shelby County v. Holder and the Dismantling of Voting Rights Act of 1965, 17 BERKELEY J. AFR.-AM. L. & POL'Y 251, & 7 J. OF RACE, GENDER, AND ETHNICITY 251 (2015) (invited symposium submission). SSRN Digital Commons
Bridgette Baldwin, Symposium: Radical Nemesis: Re-Envisioning Ivan Illich's Theories on Social Institutions: Shadow Works and Shadow Markets: How Privatization of Welfare Services Produces an Alternative Market, 34 W. NEW ENG. L. REV. 445 (2012). SSRN Digital Commons
Bridgette Baldwin, In the Shadow of the Gun: The Black Panther Party, The Ninth Amendment and Discourses of Self-Defense, in IN SEARCH OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON A REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT (Jama Lazerow & Yohuru Williams eds., 2006). Digital Commons