Neil P Cohen

Visiting Professor


Visiting Professor Neil P. Cohen's research and teaching focus on criminal law and procedure, evidence, professional responsiblity, and sentencing. He is the author and co-author of twelve books, including Tennessee Law of Evidence (LexisNexis 6th ed. 2011); Criminal Law: Cases, Statutes and Lawyering Strategies (LexisNexis 3d ed. 2014); and Mastering Criminal Law (Caroline Academic Press 2008; 2d ed. Forthcoming). Professor Cohen taught at the University of Tennessee College of Law where he held two chairs, was an Assistant District Attorney, and has taught as a visiting profesor at Brooklyn Law School, Florida State University Law School, Santa Clara Law School, Seattle University School of Law, McGeorge Law School, and the University of Oregon School of Law. He has received many awards for teaching, research, and public service and is a member of the American Law Institute.

Curriculum Vitae


BA, Yale University
JD, Vanderbilt University
LLM, Harvard University
DIP CRIM, Cambridge University