B.A., summa cum laude, University of Kentucky, political science and Spanish, 1978. Phi Beta Kappa
Corning Traveling Fellow, 1978-79
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1982. Associate editor and notes editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
Clerk, Judge Thomas A. Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1982-83
Practice experience: Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1983-1990
Academic experience: Emory University School of Law, 1990-97
Joined Cumberland faculty: 1997.
Teaching and research interests: Criminal procedure, evidence, trial advocacy
Expert in federal rules of evidence; criminal procedure; criminal law; and international criminal litigation. Expert in sentencing practices; co-author of Federal Sentencing Law and Practice (West Publishing).
Expert in rules of search and seizure, police investigative techniques and interrogations. As Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1983-1990, Young worked in Transnational and Major Crimes Section, prosecuting criminal cases of espionage, bribery, fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and narcotics violations.