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David Sklansky

Professor of Law

Stanford Law School

David Alan Sklansky is the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and a faculty co-director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center.  He teaches and writes about criminal law, criminal procedure, and evidence.  Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught at UC Berkeley and UCLA, and before that he worked for seven years as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles.  He is the author of Democracy and the Police (Stanford Univ. Press 2008), and the co-editor of Prosecutors and Democracy: A Cross-National Study (Cambridge Univ. Press, forthcoming 2017).

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Conflict of Interest Isn’t a Game

7/28/17  //  Commentary

When Trump makes claims about conflicts of interest without any reference to the applicable rules, he's just shooting squid ink.

David Sklansky

Stanford Law School

Another Day, Another Smear By Trump

7/25/17  //  Commentary

Democracy depends on good faith engagement and distinguishing “honest dissent” from “disloyal subversion.”

David Sklansky

Stanford Law School

The Attacks on Mueller’s Investigation are Desperate, Baseless, and Unprecedented

7/13/17  //  Commentary

The President’s minions have been laying the groundwork for Mueller’s dismissal. But their attacks are ill-founded.

David Sklansky

Stanford Law School

Jeff Sessions’s Deceitful Arguments for Stiffer Drug Sentences

6/19/17  //  Commentary

The AG's argument for harsher sentencing recommendations in federal drug cases is weak and shows little regard for the truth.

David Sklansky

Stanford Law School