Erik Luna is a law professor at Arizona State University. His
interests include criminal law, criminal procedure, and
constitutional law. Luna was a prosecutor in the San Diego District
Attorney’s Office and a fellow and lecturer at the University of
Chicago Law School. Luna has served as the senior Fulbright Scholar
to New Zealand, where he taught at Victoria University Law School
(Wellington, NZ) and conducted research on sentencing alternatives.
He has also been a visiting scholar with the Max Planck Institute
for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, DE), a
visiting professor with the Cuban Society of Penal Sciences
(Havana, CU), a visiting professional in the Office of the
Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (The Hague, NL), and
a research fellow with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Bonn,
DE). Prior to coming to ASU, Luna was the Sydney and Frances Lewis
Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University, and before that,
he was the Hugh B. Brown Professor of Law at the University of
Utah. Among other professional activities, he is a member of the
U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Working Group on Criminal Law Issues.
Luna graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern
California, and he received his J.D. with honors from Stanford Law
School, where he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review.