David Schultz is available for news analysis and background as a non-partisan expert on the:

* Supreme Court

* Judicial Confirmation Process

* Constitutional Law

* Civil Rights and Liberties

* Eminent Domain law

* State Constitutional Law and courts

* Criminal law

David Schultz is professor in the Graduate School of Management at Hamline University and he also holds appointments in the Hamline University Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science where he has taught classes in criminal procedure, criminology, and policing, and at the University of Minnesota law school. For over 16 years he has taught classes on constitutional law, civil rights and liberties, state constitutional law, and the role of the courts in American society.


Ph.D. University of Minnesota, political science

LLM University of London

J.D. University of Minnesota Law School

M.A. State University of New York at Binghamton, philosophy

M.A. Rutgers University, political science

B.A. State University of New York at Binghamton, political science and philosophy


Professor Schultz is the author of over 22 books, 13 legal treatises, and 50 articles, including:

Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (three volumes, M.E. Sharpe, 2005)

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court (Facts on File, Inc., 2005)

Encyclopedia of American Law ((Facts on File, Inc., 2002);

Leveraging the Law: Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change (Peter Lang Publishing, 1998)

The Jurisprudential Vision of Justice Antonin Scalia (Rowman & Littlefield, 1996)

Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, co-editor (CQ Press 2007).

Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution ( 2 volumes, Facts on File, Inc. 2007).

Ruling American Constitutional Law, vol. I (constitutional law), lead editor (Roxbury Press 2007).

Ruling American Constitutional Law, vol. II (civil liberties and rights), lead editor (Roxbury Press 2007).

13 major chapters in Nichols on Eminent Domain, Matthew Bender & Company.

Media Experience

Professor Schultz has been interviewed by or his comments have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Today Show (NBC), ABC News, CBS News, Cox News Service,, Time, Newsweek, Radio Free Europe, National Journal, Congressional Quarterly, La Nouvelle Observateur, L'Express, National Public Radio, Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, Houston Post, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Light, San Antonio Express News, Channel One, People Magazine, Money, Dallas Morning News, Boston Herald, Charleston Daily News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Arlington Morning News, Austin American-Statesman, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer-Press, St. Paul Legal Ledger, Minnesota Public Radio, CNET Radio (San Francisco), Wisconsin Public Radio, WCCO Television, WCCO radio, KSTP radio, KFAN radio, KARE-TV, KSTP television, WWOR radio, ESPN radio.