Professor Whitebread is the George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law at USC. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.
Professor Whitebread’s scholarly interests are juvenile law, criminal procedure, and estate law. He taught at the University of Virginia before coming to USC. His publications include Recent Decisions of the Supreme Court; Children in the Legal System; Criminal Procedure; and “Free Press v. Fair Trial: Protecting the Defendant’s Rights in a Highly Publicized Trial by Approving the Sheppard-Mu’Min Remedy.” He lectures widely to judges’ conferences and is on the faculty of the FBI’s National Academy. Each fall, Professor Whitebread gives lectures at approximately 70 schools in which he teaches law students exam taking techniques and provides other advice for success in law school. Each summer, he gives lectures as part of the BarBri bar preparation course.
Professor Whitebread is a member of the American Law Institute. He was recently profiled in Student Lawyer, JD Jungle, and The National Law Journal.
Professor Whitebread teaches Juvenile Law; Criminal Procedure; and Gifts, Wills, and Trusts.