Edward Imwinkelried

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Edward J. Imwinkelried
Born (1945-09-19) September 19, 1945 (age 71)
Nationality United States
Fields Evidence, Scientific Evidence
Institutions University of California, Davis School of Law
Alma mater University of San Francisco,
University of San Francisco School of Law

Edward J. Imwinkelried (born September 19, 1945) is the Edward L. Barrett, Jr. Professor of Law at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall). Imwinkelried is the most cited legal academic in the country in the area of Evidence law.[1] His book, Scientific Evidence, was cited twice by the U.S. Supreme Court in the ground-breaking evidence case, Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals.[2]

He received a B.A. (magna cum laude) in Political Science from the University of San Francisco in 1967 and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1969.[3]


  1. ^ "Leiter Report: Most Cited Law Professors". Brian Leiter. 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  2. ^ 509 U.S. 579, 585 n.3 and 587 n.5 (1993).
  3. ^ "Faculty: Edward J. Imwinkelried". UC Davis School of Law. Retrieved April 22, 2011.