The Law Office of Daniel A. Horwitz, Esq.

Selected Scholarship/Publications

Selected Academic Scholarship

-Daniel A. Horwitz, Actually, Padilla Does Apply to Undocumented Defendants, 19 Harvard Latino L. Rev. 1 (2016), available at

-Daniel A. Horwitz, The First 48: Ending the Use of Categorically Unconstitutional Investigative Holds in Violation of County of Riverside v. McLaughlin, 45 U. Mem. L. Rev. 519 (2015), available at (selected as “must read” publication by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Academic Advisory Board’s Getting Scholarship into Court Project).

-Daniel A. Horwitz, A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words:  Why Ballot Selfies Are Protected by the First Amendment, 18 SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 247 (2015), available at (featured in May 2016 ABA Journal).

-Daniel A. Horwitz, Twelve Angry Hours: Improving Domestic Violence Holds in Tennessee Without Risk of Violating the Constitution, 10 Tenn. J. L. & Pol’y 215 (2015), available at

-Daniel A. Horwitz, The Law of Unintended Consequences: Avoiding the Health Care Liability Act Booby Trap, Vol. 15, No. 5 Nashville Bar Journal 14 (June 2015) (feature article), available at

-Daniel A. Horwitz, Closing the Crime Victims Coverage Gap: Protecting Crime Victims’ Private Records from Public Disclosure Following The Tennessean v. Metro, 12 Tenn. J. L. & Pol’y 215 (2016), available at

Selected Popular Publications

Compelled Association, Slate, October 9, 2017.

Donald Trump earned his media coverageThe Tennessean, May 30, 2017.

Right to counsel a fundamental constitutional right, The Tennessean, November 7, 2016.

Senate Republicans’ inaction puts judiciary in crisis, The Tennessean, August 5, 2016.

Veto bill aimed at quelling sexual harassment claims, The Tennessean, April 5, 2016.

Response to Sexual Harassment Allegations Not Impressive at Legislature, Metro Council, The Nashville Banner, February 1, 2016.

Vote to ‘ban the box’ in Nashville, support job seekers, The Tennessean, May 12, 2015.

Bigotry, not respect for rights, guides Indiana’s law, The Tennessean, March 31, 2015.

What Carol Swain Got Wrong, The Nashville Scene, January 21, 2015.

Nashville’s corporate welfare habit will harm city, The Tennessean, January 18, 2015.

Amendment 1 plaintiffs on shaky legal ground, The Tennessean, November 15, 2014.

Likelihood of innocence too great to allow executions, The Tennessean, July 18, 2014.

On Medicaid expansion, leaders blew common-sense call, The Tennessean, May 8, 2014.

Meth users need treatment, not prison, The Tennessean, March 13, 2014.

Volunteer in a Taxi (pro bono profile), Vanderbilt Lawyer, September 2013.