David Robinson, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052


David Robinson, Jr. has been a member of the law school faculty since 1965. He has taught criminal law and evidence. Following his graduation from law school, he had a judicial clerkship. He then served alternatively as a state and federal prosecuting attorney and obtained experience in criminal and civil litigation. Before teaching full time, he served as a teaching fellow and a Ford Foundation Fellow at Harvard Law School. While on the Law School faculty, Professor Robinson also served as a consultant to Congress, to the U.S. Department of Justice, and to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. His writings are primarily in the areas of criminal law and procedure, evidence, and medical-legal subjects.


BA, Reed College; JD, Columbia University; LLM, Harvard University