Professor & Director, Center for Advocacy and Clinical Education
Department: Cumberland School of Law
Degrees and CertificationsJ.D., Cum Laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1982; Associate Editor and Notes Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law ReformCorning Traveling Fellow, 1978-79B.A., Summa Cum Laude, University of Kentucky, Political Science and Spanish, 1978; Phi Beta Kappa
Joined faculty in 1997
Teaching & Research Interests: Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Trial Advocacy
- Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1983-1990
- Clerk, Judge Thomas A. Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1982-83
- Fulbright Professor; Xiamen University, Xiamen, China 2007
- Emory University School of Law, 1990-97
Expert in federal rules of evidence; criminal procedure; criminal law; and international criminal litigation. Expert in sentencing practices; co-author of Federal Sentencing Law and Practice (West Publishing).
Expert in rules of search and seizure, police investigative techniques and interrogations. As Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1983-1990, Young worked in Transnational and Major Crimes Section, prosecuting criminal cases of espionage, bribery, fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and narcotics violations.