David  Wolitz

Wolitz David
  • Associate Professor of Law

  • B.A., 1997, Stanford University
    J.D., 2001, Yale University


  • Location: Room 385
  • Phone Number: 865-974-6742
  • Email: dwolitz@utk.edu
  • Courses Taught: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Adjudicatory Criminal Procedure, American Legal Theory.
  • Additional Information: Curriculum Vitae (pdf), SSRN


Professor Wolitz joined the faculty in August 2011 after teaching for five 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. Following law school he practiced with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and was a member of the John Walker Lindh defense team.

His particular interest is comparative criminal justice with a longstanding interest in Japan’s distinctive criminal regime. He speaks fluent Japanese.

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