David Wolitz

Associate Professor of Law

Phone: 865-974-6742
E-mail: dwolitz@utk.edu

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David Wolitz is an associate professor of law specializing in comparative criminal justice, with a particular interest in Japan's distinctive criminal justice system. Prior to joining the college in 2011, he taught at the Georgetown University Law Center and worked as an attorney with the US Department of Commerce, where he advised the undersecretary for industry and security on US export controls and non-proliferation regulations.

Topics of expertise: Criminal law, comparative criminal justice, and criminal procedure

On 2016 election: Wolitz can address what can a president do – and not do – unilaterally, such as revoking Obamacare, changing law related to media, etc., as well as how the Supreme Court is likely to change with Trump appointees and what decisions might be reversed.

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