Julian A. Cook III
B.A., Duke University
M.P.A., Columbia University
J.D., University of Virginia
Julian A. Cook III joined the Georgia Law faculty in the fall of 2006 and was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor in 2008. He came to the law school with nearly 10 years of legal teaching experience, having most recently been at Michigan State University.
Specializing in criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence, Cook served for several years as an assistant U.S. attorney in Nevada and the District of Columbia. While a federal prosecutor and a member of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, he was responsible for the handling of an array of criminal matters, including felony narcotic, white-collar and various arrest-generated cases during the trial and appellate stages. He also served as a judicial clerk for Judge Philip M. Pro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
Cook is the author or co-author of three books: Inside Adjudicative Criminal Procedure: What Matters and Why (Wolters Kluwer) (with A. Cook); Inside Investigative Criminal Procedure: What Matters and Why (Wolters Kluwer); and Trial Handbook for Georgia Lawyers (West) (with R. Carlson and M. Carlson). His articles and essays have been published (or are forthcoming) in the Brigham Young University Law Review, the Brooklyn Law Review, the Colorado Law Review, the Georgia Law Review, the Georgia Law Review Online, the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Notre Dame Law Review (twice), the Notre Dame Law Review Online, the Wake Forest Law Review and the Yale Journal of International Law.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Duke University, his Master of Public Administration from Columbia University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia.
Trial Handbook for Georgia Lawyers 2015-16 ed.(West, 2015) (with R. Carlson & M. Carlson).
Trial Handbook for Georgia Lawyers 2014-15 ed. (West, 2014) (with R. Carlson & M. Carlson) (forthcoming).
Police Aggression, Consent Decrees and the Reformation Question, Ga L. Rev. (forthcoming) (symposium).
The Wrong Decision at the Wrong Time: Utah v. Strieff in the Era of Aggressive Policing, 70 SMU l. Rev. 293 (2017).
The Grand Jury: A Shield of a Different Sort, 51 Ga L. Rev. 1001 (2017).
Police Culture in the Twenty-First Century: A Critique of the President’s Task Force’s Final Report, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. Online 105 (2016).