College of Law

David Wolitz

Associate Professor of Law

Phone: 865-974-6742

Office: Room 385

Wolitz, David

Education

BA, 1997, Stanford University

JD, 2001, Yale University

About

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Wolitz joined the faculty in August 2011 after teaching for four years at the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to that, he was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Commerce where he advised the Under Secretary for Industry and Security on U.S. export controls and non-proliferation regulations.

Prof. Wolitz writes in the areas of criminal procedure, constitutional law, and legal theory. He also speaks Japanese fluently and has a longstanding interest in Japan’s distinctive criminal justice system.

Prof. Wolitz teaches courses in constitutional law, criminal law, criminal procedure, and American legal theory.

Publications

Articles & Other Works

  • Indeterminacy, Value Pluralism, and Tragic Cases, 62 BUFFALO LAW REVIEW __ (forthcoming 2014).
  • Criminal Jurisdiction and the Nation-State: Toward Bounded Pluralism, 91 OREGON LAW REVIEW 725 (2013).
  • Innocence Commissions and the Future of Post-Conviction Review, 52 ARIZONA LAW REVIEW 1027 (2010).
  • The Stigma of Conviction: Coram Nobis, Civil Disabilities, and the Right to Clear One’s Name, 2009 B.Y.U. LAW REVIEW 1277 (2009).
  • Open Access and the First Amendment, 4 YALE SYMPOSIUM ON LAW & TECHNOLOGY 6 (2001).
  • Book Note, 24 YALE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 359 (1999) (reviewing LONE LINDHOLT, QUESTIONING THE UNIVERSALITY OF HUMAN RIGHTS (1997)).