David M. Wagner

Professor, Regent University School of Law

Topics: Religious Liberties • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Criminal Law & Procedure • Civil Rights • Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Professor David Wagner teaches at the Regent University School of Law and has been doing so since 1998. Professor Wagner is the former Director of Legal Policy for the Family Research Council and also has written for several publications. He was an editorial writer for the Washington Times, and he has also appeared on several TV and Radio programs, among them Larry King Live and the Mary Matalin Show.

  • Associate Professor, Regent School of Law, 1998-present.
  • Senior Writer, Insight Magazine, Washington, D.C., 1996-98.
  • Deputy Counsel, United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights, 1995-96.
  • Director of Legal Policy, Family Research Council, 1989-95.
  • Speechwriter, United States Department of Justice, 1986-89. 
  • Editorial Writer, The Washington Times, Washington, D.C., 1984-86.

  • J.D. 1992, George Mason University School of Law.
  • M.A. 1984, Yale Graduate School.
  • B.A. 1980, Yale College.


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