Tung Yin
Published July 30, 2020

Tung Yin is a professor of law at Lewis & Clark College. He’s an expert on national security and terrorism law, and can provide context on the power of federal law enforcement in American cities.

Yin’s academic research has covered topics including indefinite military detention of suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay; drone strikes; and race, religion and the perception of terrorism. His work has been cited in judicial opinions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, the Florida and Georgia Supreme Courts, and other courts.

Before joining Lewis & Clark in 2009, Yin taught at the University of Iowa. From 1998 to 2002, he worked as a lawyer specializing in employment law and white collar corporate criminal defense at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles.

Expertise: National security and terrorism law, military detention, drone strikes, federal law enforcement

Location: Portland, Ore.

Email: tyin@lclark.edu  

Twitter: @TungYin

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