Meet the Faculty
Harry M. Caldwell, J.D.
Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
- J.D., Pepperdine University, 1976
- B.A., California State University, 1972, cum laude
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H. Mitchell Caldwell teaches Criminal Law and
Criminal Procedure as well as trial advocacy courses and
serves as advisor of the law school's highly successful
interschool trial teams. Before joining the Pepperdine
faculty, he was a trial prosecutor in Santa Barbara and Riverside counties.
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Book Chapters | Articles |
Forthcoming | Popular Press
ArticlesH. Mitchell Caldwell, The Prosecutor Prince: Misconduct, Accountability and a Modest Proposal, 63 CATHOLIC U. L. REV. 1 (2013) SSRN H. Mitchell Caldwell, Coercive Plea Bargaining: The Unrecognized Scourge of the Justice System, 61 CATH. U. L. REV. 63 (2011) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, Timeless Advocacy Lessons from the Masters, 35 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 19 (2011) H. Mitchell Caldwell, Carol A. Chase & Christine Goodman, Unpredictable Doom and Lethal Injustice: An Argument for Greater Transparency in Death Penalty Decisions, 82 TEMP. L. REV. 997 (2009) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Jennifer Allison, Counting Victims and Multiplying Counts: Business Robbery, Faux Victims, and Draconian Punishment, 46 IDAHO L. REV. 647 (2010) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Thomas W. Brewer, Death Without Due Consideration?: Overcoming Barriers to Mitigation Evidence by "Warming" Capital Jurors to the Accused, 51 HOWARD L. J. 193 (2008) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Christopher L. Frost, Pricking Boils and Other Lessons Never Learned on Law & Order: Mitigating and Overcoming Negative Evidence at Trial, 30 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 27 (2007) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Carlo Spiga, Crippling the Defense of the Accused: The Constitutionality of the Criminal Defendant's Right to Testify, 6 WYO. L. REV. 87 (2006) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, Fixing the Constable's Blunder: Can One Trial Judge in One County in One State Nudge a Nation Beyond the Exclusionary Rule?, 2006 B.Y.U. L. REV. 1 (2006) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, You Have the Right to Remain Silent, AMERICAN HERITAGE, Aug/Sept 2006 H. Mitchell Caldwell & Daryl Fisher-Ogden, Stalking the Jets and the Sharks: Exploring the Constitutionality of the Gang Death Penalty Enhancer, 12 GEO. MASON L. REV. 601 (2004) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, The Prostitution of Lying in Wait, 57 U. MIAMI L. REV. 311 (2003) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, L. Timothy Perrin & Christopher L. Frost, The Art and Architecture of Closing Argument, 76 TUL. L. REV. 961 (2002) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Anthony X. McDermott, Did He or Didn't He? The Effect of Dickerson on the Post-Waiver Invocation Equation, 69 U. CIN. L. REV. 863 (2001) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, L. Timothy Perrin, Richard Gabriel & Sharon R. Gross, Primacy, Recency, Ethos, and Pathos: Integrating Principles of Communication into the Direct Examination, 76 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 423 (2001) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell & Anthony X. McDermott, A Life in the Balance: Is There a Right to Plead Guilty Even If It Is to Avoid the Death Penalty?, 104 DICK. L. REV. 409 (2000) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, L. Timothy Perrin, Carol A. Chase & Ronald W. Fagan, If It's Broken, Fix It: Moving Beyond the Exclusionary Rule: A New and Extensive Empirical Study of the Exclusionary Rule and a Call for Civil Administrative Remedy to Partially Replace the Rule, 83 IOWA L. REV. 669 (1999); 26 SEARCH & SEIZURE L. REP. 141 (1999) HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, L. Timothy Perrin & Carol A. Chase, An Invitation to Dialogue: Exploring the Pepperdine Proposal to Move Beyond the Exclusionary Rule, 26 PEPP. L. REV. 789 (1999) SSRN HeinOnlineH. Mitchell Caldwell, L. Timothy Perrin & Carol A. Chase, It Is Broken: Breaking the Inertia of the Exclusionary Rule, 26 PEPP. L. REV. 971 (1999) SSRN HeinOnline