Professor of Criminal Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
Ron Wright is the Needham Yancey Gulley Professor of Criminal Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Wake Forest Law School. He has also held visiting professorships at numerous other law schools, including Stetson University, Washington and Lee University, and the University of Alabama, among others. He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors. Prior to joining the faculty at Wake Forest, he was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, prosecuting antitrust and other white-collar criminal cases.
Mr. Wright’s work has been widely covered in the media, and he has been sought for his expertise on sentencing and prosecution; recently, he commented on how prosecutors play an important role in police misconduct cases.
Mr. Wright received his undergraduate degree from William and Mary and his law degree from Yale University.