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Daniel Bodah

  • J.D., Doctoral candidate
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • 2Following

Research interests

Search and SeizureOvercriminalizationProsecutorial DiscretionJudicial DecisionmakingPolice DiscretionPolicing PolicyLawSentencingCriminal JusticePolicing


I am an attorney and Criminal Justice doctoral student interested in race, law enforcement accountability, and search and seizure policy. I am currently exploring whether the manner in which police enter and search dwellings affects perceptions of police legitimacy.

Following (2)


Brooklyn Law Review

Notes and Comments Editor

2006 - 2007(a year)

Professional experience

Law Clerk

United States Court of International Trade

September 2009 - August 2016(7 years)

Law Clerk

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

September 2007 - September 2009(2 years)

Assistant to Executive Director and Director of Investigations; Senior Investigator

New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board

October 2000 - June 2007(7 years)



John Jay College of Criminal Justice

August 2016 - Present


Brooklyn Law School

August 2003 - June 2007(4 years)


University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Linguistics

January 1996 - January 1999(3 years)