David Alan Jordan - Curriculum Vitae [HTML-Only]

David Alan Jordan



Legal Education

New York University School of Law

Master of Laws

  • LL.M. Thesis:
    • "The Legality of Diplomatic Surveillance under International Law"

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Juris Doctor (cum laude)

  • Awards and Distinctions:
    • Frederic L. Kirgis Prize for Excellence in International Law
    • Burks Scholar (Legal Research Instructor)

Appointments and Fellowships

2007-2010 - Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law
    • Courses Taught:
      • U.S. Intelligence Law
        • Syllabus (pdf)
        • Student Evaluations (pdf)
      • International Law
      • Administrative Law
    • Legal Writing

2006-2007 - Institute Fellow

    • Private Military Companies Project
    • Institute for International Law and Justice
    • New York University School of Law


Legal Reform Efforts


Representative Law Review Publications


Intelligence Law Lecture Courses and Materials


Free Intelligence Law Course Books


Free Intelligence Law Supplements


Criminal Law Course Materials


Intelligence Novels

  • The April Fool’s Guide to Intelligence: A Novel (2009).




Intelligence Law Courses

Course 1: Introduction to Legal Sources in U.S. Intelligence Law