David Alan Sklansky is the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and a faculty co-director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center. He teaches and writes about criminal law, criminal procedure, and evidence. Before joining the faculty at Stanford, he taught at UC Berkeley and UCLA, and before that he worked for seven years as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles. He is the author of Democracy and the Police (Stanford Univ. Press 2008), and the co-editor of Prosecutors and Democracy: A Cross-National Study (Cambridge Univ. Press, forthcoming 2017).