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Bromberg, Howard

Clinical Professor of Law
Legal Practice Program

919 Legal Research

Professor Howard Bromberg teaches in the Legal Practice Program, where he also taught from 1996 to 2000. He recently published U.S. Legal Practice Skills for International Law Students (Carolina Academic Press, 2014) with Anne Burr. Prior to returning to Michigan Law, he was associate professor of law and assistant dean of clinical and professional skills programs at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor. From 2001 to 2003, he was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, where he helped establish the First-Year Lawyering Program and served as its associate director. From 2008 to 2010, he designed and directed the legal writing program at the newly created Peking University School of Transnational Law, where he was also a visiting professor. Professor Bromberg has taught at Chicago and Stanford law schools. He has published numerous articles and entries on subjects in law, legal history, and biography, and edited the three-volume Great Lives From History: The Incredibly Wealthy (Salem Press, 2011). Before entering the academy, he practiced law as an assistant district attorney in the Appeals Bureau of the New York County District Attorney's Office and as legislative counsel to U.S. Rep. Thomas Petri of Wisconsin. Professor Bromberg received his BA from Harvard College, his JD from Harvard Law School, and his JSM from Stanford Law School. He served on the advisory committee of the State of Michigan Moot Court Competition, which he chaired from 2005 to 2006 when he directed the annual competition.

Recent Publications

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"Stance-taking in Students' Legal Writing: Implications for the Teaching of Legal Skills." (Working Paper).

​"Law, 19th Century", "Law, 20th Century", "Law, Antiquity", "Law, Enlightenment", "Law, Middle Ages", "Law, Renaissance." In Encyclopedia of Theory, edited by J. Mattingly. Sage, Forthcoming.​​

Foundations of U.S. Law for International Students. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, Forthcoming.

Cases and Materials on Marijuana Law. Mark K. Osbeck and Mike Vitiello, co-authors. West Academic Publishing, Forthcoming, 2019.

"Response to Dude, Where's my Deduction?" H. Bromberg, co-author. Colum. J. Tax L. Tax Matters 8, no. 2 (2017): 33.
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"Response to 'Reverse Al Capone-ism' and the Tax Treatment of Marijuana Businesses." D. A. Kahn, co-author. Colum. J. Tax L. Tax Matters 8, no. 2 (2017): 32.
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"Prompt on the Tax Treatment of a Marijuana Business." D. A. Kahn, co-author. Colum. J. Tax L. Tax Matters 8, no. 2 (2017): 23-4.
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Marijuana Law in a Nutshell. M. K. Osbeck, co-author. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2017.

"Provisions Denying a Deduction for Illegal Expenses and Expenses of an Illegal Business Should be Repealed." D. A. Kahn, co-author. Fla. Tax Rev. 18, no. 5 (2016): 207-34.
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"Introducing Marijuana Law into the Legal Writing Curriculum." M. K. Osbeck, co-author. Persp.: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 24, no. 1 & 2 (2016): 3-7.
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Presented (with Mark Osbeck) "Marijuana Legalization and Child Custody Issues" at the Michigan Association of Court Mediators conference, Traverse City, Michigan, September 2016.