David Wolitz

Associate Professor of Law

David Wolitz

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Jurisprudence, Procedural Law


JD, 2001, Yale University
BA, (cum laude), 1997, Stanford University


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.

He 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.

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