Professor James Diamond teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law and procedure, Indian law and tribal courts. He is the Director of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program's Tribal Justice Clinic. Diamond's academic research focuses on the aftermath of mass shootings and his doctoral dissertation is entitled The Aftermath of Mass Shootings, Lessons from the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples. Professor Diamond joined The James E. Rogers College of Law in 2014, teaching in the Undergraduate and Masters in Legal Studies Programs. Prior to teaching Professor Diamond practiced law for 25 years in Connecticut. He achieved success as a criminal attorney as both a prosecutor and defense attorney and has been voted by his peers to be a "SuperLawyer" every year since 2007. Professor Diamond is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a criminal trial specialist, and has extensive criminal trial experience. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post where he writes about criminal law and criminal cases.
Graduated cum laude