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Guha Krishnamurthi

Assistant Professor of Law

  • B.S., University of Michigan (with high distinction)
  • M.S., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Texas
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law (with high honors)

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Jurisprudence
  • Torts

Guha Krishnamurthi joined the faculty at South Texas College of Law Houston in 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Law.  Guha’s research interests are in criminal law, criminal procedure, and jurisprudence.  Prior to joining South Texas, Guha was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School. He also clerked for the Honorable Goodwin H. Liu of the California Supreme Court, the Honorable Andrea R. Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Honorable Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  He practiced as a litigator at Irell & Manella LLP and Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, where he specialized in general commercial litigation, white-collar crime, and antitrust.  Guha obtained his J.D., with high honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as Book Review Editor of the Texas Law Review and Manuscript Editor of the American Journal of Criminal Law.  He received his B.S., with high distinction, in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, his M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and his M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas.

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