Room 403B, Academic Center
David Brody, PhD
David C. Brody is an associate professor and the Academic Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Washington State University, Spokane. He received a JD from the University of Arizona College of Law and a PhD in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany.
He is the author of casebooks on criminal law and criminal procedure, and over twenty scholarly articles that have been published in such journals as the American Criminal Law Review, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Hastings Women's Law Journal, Crime and Delinquency, and Judicature.
He is a member of the WSBA Committee on Public Defense, and has served as the technical advisor for the Washington State Jury Commission, chair of the subcommittee on Judicial Selection and Evaluation of American Judicature Society's Washington Chapter, Legal Notes Editor for the Justice System Journal, and on the Board of Directors of the American Jury Institute.
David's research focuses on judicial selection and evaluation, jury reform, the effect of social capital on the criminal justice system, and the interaction between law and criminal justice policy. He has made dozens of presentations at professional conferences and Continued Legal Education seminars.
David has recently developed model survey instruments for the American Bar Association for use with the ABA Judicial Performance Evaluation Guidelines, and is currently working with several county bar associations in Washington state on developing and implementing judicial performance evaluation programs for trial court judges.
- Criminal law
- Criminal procedure
- Judicial evaluation
- Judicial selection systems
- Jury system
- Law and social control
- Prosecution and adjudication
- Criminal Justice Processes and Institutions
- Criminological Theory
- Current Controversies in Politics, Law and Criminal Justice
- Film in Politics, Law and Criminal Justice
- Police and Society
- Prosecution and Adjudication
- Research Methods