B.A., Wesleyan University, 1983
Wayne A. Logan, Gary and Sallyn Pajcic Professor of Law, teaches and writes in the areas of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Sentencing and Torts. Professor Logan has published widely on a variety of issues, including capital punishment, police search and seizure, sex offender registration and community notification, and the interplay among state, federal and local criminal justice systems. His work has appeared in such publications as the Pennsylvania Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Vanderbilt Law Review and the Minnesota Law Review, and his most recent book, Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America (Stanford University Press 2009), was cited by and relied upon by the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Kebodeaux (2013).
Professor Logan is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a past Chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the Association of American Law Schools. Before entering full-time teaching, he clerked for Justice Louis B. Meyer of the N.C. Supreme Court and Robert R. Merhige, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and was an associate with Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey and Leonard in Raleigh, North Carolina. Prior to joining the Florida State Law faculty in 2007, Professor Logan was the William Mitchell Research Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and visiting Professor of Law at William and Mary's Marshall-Wythe College of Law.