Curriculum Vitae

You can find an abridged hyperlinked version of my C.V. below, or download a full PDF version.

Current Appointment
 

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
    Professor of Law.

    Summer 2019 to present. 
    Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology.
     

Previous Appointments
 

  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law
    Los Angeles, CA
    Frances R. and John J. Duggan Distinguished Professor of Law.
    January 2018 to Summer 2019.
     

  • George Washington University Law School
    Washington, DC
    Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, 2012-2017.
    Professor, 2007-2012.
    Associate Professor, 2001-2007.
    Founder and Faculty Director, Cybersecurity Law Initiative
     

Previous Legal Experiences
 

  • Library of Congress
    Washington, DC
    Scholar-in-Residence.
    Appointed the inaugural position for the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation Program on Demography, Technology and Criminal Justice hosted by the Law Library of Congress.
    2012- 2014
     

  • Senate Judiciary Committee
    United States Senate
    Washington, DC
    Special Counsel for Supreme Court Nominations to Sen. John Cornyn.
    Summer 2009, Summer 2010
     

  • United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division
    Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
    Washington, DC
    Trial Attorney, Attorney General’s Honor Program 
    1998- 2001
     

  • United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
    Alexandria, VA
    Special Assistant United States Attorney
    January 2000 - July 2000
     

Clerkships
 

  • Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy
    Supreme Court of the United States

    Washington, DC
    Law Clerk October Term 2003
     

  • The Honorable Judge Leonard I. Garth
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    Newark, NJ
    Law Clerk 1997-1998

Education
 

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. magna cum laude, 1997.  

    • Executive Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy
       

  • Stanford University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1994.
     

  • Princeton University. B.S.E., magna cum laude,

    • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 1993.

    • Phi Beta Kappa,

    • Tau Beta Pi (engineering), Sigma Xi (science)

    • Certificate, Woodrow Wilson School
       

Selected Honors
 

  • ScholarRank Top 250, HeinOnline’s ranking of most influential scholars in American law. Ranked #9 as of February 2020
     

  • High-Impact Faculty, Leiter Rankings, www.leiterrankings.com.

    • #1 most-cited U.S. law professor in Criminal Law and Procedure from 2013-17 (1300 citations)

    • #1 most-cited U.S. law professor in Criminal Law and Procedure from 2009-13 (1090 citations)

    • #7 most-cited U.S. law professor in Criminal Law and Procedure from 2005-09 (600 citations)
       

  • 2009 GW Law Distinguished Faculty Service Award​​​
     

Selected Articles
 

  • Katz as Originalism (work in progress)
     

  • Decryption Originalism: The Lessons of Burr, 134 HARVARD LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2020)
     

  • The Questionable Objectivity of Fourth Amendment Law, 98 TEXAS LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2020).
     

  • Link to Other Articles
     

Books
 

  • THE DIGITAL FOURTH AMENDMENT (under contract with Oxford University Press).
     

  • COMPUTER CRIME LAW (West Publishers, 1st ed. 2006; 2nd ed. 2009; 3d. ed. 2013; 4th ed 2018).
     

  • MODERN CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, BASIC CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, and ADVANCED CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (with Kamisar, LaFave, Israel, King & Primus) (12th ed. 2008, 13th ed. 2012, 14th ed. 2015, 15th ed. 2019).
     

  • CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (6-volume treatise) (with LaFave, Israel, & King) (3d ed. 2007, 4th ed. 2015