Prof. D. Scott Broyles

Assistant Professor, Charlotte School of Law

D. Scott Broyles joined Charlotte School of Law as an Assistant Professor in August 2006. Professor Broyles is an accomplished political science expert and terrorism/organized crime litigator. Prior to joining CSL, Professor Broyles served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) for the Western District of North Carolina (WDNC), specializing first in Organized Crime and Drugs. He later moved into the White Collar Crime division where he was an Assistant Appellate Chief, Anti Terrorism Coordinator, and International Coordinator leading anti-terrorism and international cases. During his tenure with the federal government, Professor Broyles received high honors as an outstanding litigator. He earned the OCDETF Case of the Year Award in 2000 and the John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement for Trial of Litigation in 2003 for successfully prosecuting the first case under the Material Support of a Terrorist Organization Statute (U.S. v Hammoud). Prior to his work with the Office of the AUSA, Professor Broyles practiced with the law firm Nixon, Yow, Waller & Capers in Augusta, Georgia, specializing in the areas of general litigation, labor law, and insurance defense.

For the two years prior to his joining CSL, Professor Broyles was an adjunct professor in Political Science and American Studies at Queens University. Early in his career, he taught in the Political Philosophy Department of the University of Dallas.


Ph.D., 2003, University of Dallas Institute of Philosophic Studies
J.D., 1990, Washington and Lee University
M.A., 1985, University of Dallas Institute of Philosophic Studies
B.A., 1981, Wake Forest University

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Publications and Multimedia
Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 2-12-16 featuring Scott Broyles
February 12, 2016
Moncrieffe v. Holder - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 4-30-13 featuring Scott Broyles
April 30, 2013
Moncrieffe v. Holder - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 10-16-12 featuring Scott Broyles
October 16, 2012
Reichle v. Howards - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 06-14-12 featuring Scott Broyles
June 14, 2012
Reichle v. Howards - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 03-23-12 featuring Scott Broyles
March 23, 2012
Harrington v. Richter - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 02-10-11 featuring D. Scott Broyles
February 10, 2011
Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 07-29-10 featuring D. Scott Broyles
July 29, 2010