Professor of Law
Professor Simmons joined the Moritz Law faculty in 2003. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone Scholar and a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review.
Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Laughlin E. Waters of the Central District of California.
Professor Simmons served for four years as an assistant district attorney for New York County, and was an acting assistant professor at New York University School of Law from June 2000 through June 2003.
Professor Simmons has written numerous articles about the Fourth Amendment and criminal procedure, and he has co-authored a textbook in Evidence. Professor Simmons is also the creator and editor of the web site chooseyourjudges.org, which assists voters in choosing candidates in judicial elections.
He teaches Evidence, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure.