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About Colin Starger

Starger currently serves as the Director of the Legal Data & Design Clinic, as well as the Associate Director for Legal Technologies at The Center for the Law of Intellectual Property and Technology.
Before joining the UBalt Law faculty in 2010, Starger served as an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at New York University School of Law. Starger graduated in 2002 from Columbia University Law School, where he was a recipient of the Jane Marks Murphy Prize (for Clinical Excellence), and a graduation speaker for his J.D. class. Following graduation, Starger clerked for Magistrate Judge Michael Dolinger in the Southern District of New York. From 2003 to 2007, he worked as a Staff Attorney at the Innocence Project at Cardozo Law School. At the Innocence Project, Starger was lead counsel on four DNA exonerations, including one from Oklahoma's death row.
Starger is the principal on the SCOTUS Mapping Project, a software-driven effort to map Supreme Court doctrine. Professor Starger has been honored for his innovative work in law and technology, named in 2014’s “Fastcase 50” and as a 2020 American Bar Association “Legal Rebel.” He is a member of the New York and Maryland bars.



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B.A., summa cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles
J.D., Columbia University Law School

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John and Frances Angelos Law Center, AL 503

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