Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He researches and teaches primarily in the areas of criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, and the intersection of race and law. His research broadly focuses on how tools within these and other areas of the law can further debates about reforming or abolishing police, prisons, and the prison industrial complex. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, and the North Carolina Law Review.  Adam holds a BA in theatre, summa cum laude, from the Ohio State University and a JD, with honors, from the University of Chicago. Before joining the faculty, Adam taught at the Law School as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law, and served as a law clerk to Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Judge Diane P. Wood on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and Judge James S. Gwin on the Northern District of Ohio.