Public Policy

  • “Iran Claimants:  Where They Are, Would Have Been” Legal Times – DC,  2/1/82
  • “Who Should Pursue Crime in High Places?” New York Newsday, 2/25/88
  • Report to the Departments of Justice and Treasury on hostage/barricade situations in the aftermath of Waco 8/31/93
  • Testimony of Richard J. Davis before the House Judiciary Committee concerning issues relating to the potential impeachment of President Clinton 12/9/98
  • Statement submitted by Richard J. Davis before the House Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security Veteran’s Affairs and International Relations hearing on proposals to reorganize federal departments to address the threat of terrorism more efficiently 6/11/01
  • Statement of Richard J. Davis regarding Homeland Security before House Committee on Government Reform 6/11/02
  • “Watergate: A Look Back” New York Law Journal, 6/17/02
  • Statement of Richard J. Davis regarding proposed Homeland Security Department before Senate Governmental Affairs Committee 6/26–27/02
  • “Let’s Hire a Watchdog” (regarding pursuing high level wrongdoing) Daily News,  10/19/03
  • “Act Like Leaders” New York Sun, 2/28/06
  •  “Overlooked But Important”  by Richard Davis and Dick Dadey
    New York Sun (opinion piece regarding Special Elections), 3/27/07
  • “In Gun Control debate, logic goes out the window” CNN, 1/26/13
  • “Did we learn nothing from Newton?” CNN, 3/27/13
  • “Hillary Clinton Should Set Ethics Boundaries” CNN, 12/30/15

Criminal Justice/Policing

  • “Fast Breaks, Not Felonies” (Midnight Basketball) New York Newsday, 8/18/94
  • “The Exclusionary Rule” New York Law Journal, 10/16/97
  • Remarks of Richard J. Davis at May 6, 1999 Forum on Police Interaction with members of New York City’s minority community New York County Lawyers’ Association, 5/6/99
  • “Narcotics and Sentencing in the Criminal Justice System.” Remarks of Richard J. Davis at Citizens Crime Commission Forum 10/6/99
  • Testimony of Richard J. Davis concerning policing issues before City Council Committee on Public Safety 12/9/99
  • Testimony of Richard J. Davis concerning police oversight before Committees on Public Safety and Civil Rights 3/9/07
  • “Oversight of the New York Police Department” New York Center for City Law, July/August 2007

Crisis Management

  • “Confronting the Ultimate Crisis to a Corporation” New York Law Journal, 2/4/85
  • Statement of Richard J. Davis, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, relating to the Drexel Bankruptcy before the Subcommittee on Economic and Commercial Law of the Committee of the Judiciary of the United States House of Representatives 3/1/90
  • “Litigation and the Media” by Richard J. Davis and George Frazza 11/6/95


  • “Nowhere to Run” New York Times, 4/17/05
  • “Rebirth on Randall’s Island” New York Metro, 7/24/07