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Bromberg, Howard

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Legal Practice Program

919 Legal Research
734.764.5564
E-mail hbromber@umich.edu

Prof. 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. Prof. 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 Congressman Thomas Petri of Wisconsin. 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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​"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.

Co-author. U.S. Legal Practice Skills for International Law Students. A. M. Burr, co-author. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2014.

"Teaching Legal History Through Legal Skills." In Teaching Legal History: Comparative Perspectives, edited by R. M. Jarvis, 275-9. JCL Studies in Comparative Law, vol. 9. London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2014.​

​"Teaching Legal History through Legal Skills." Am. J. Legal Hist. 53, no. 4 (2013):488-92.

​“Law, Philosophy of: Contemporary Issues in,” The New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy (Robert Fastiggi, ed. 2013): 871-875.

“Legal Realism,” The New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy (Robert Fastiggi, ed. 2013): 883-884.

​“Plagiarism,” The New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy (Robert Fastiggi, ed. 2013): 1224-1225.

​“Anarchism,” with A.J. Beitzinger, The New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics and Philosophy (Robert Fastiggi, ed. 2013): 70-72.

​“Aeterni Patris,” Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, Supplement (M. Coulter et al, eds., 2012): 1-3.

​“Infallibility,” Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy Supplement (M. Coulter et al, eds., 2012): 150-152.

​“O’Connor, Flannery,” Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, Supplement (M. Coulter et al, eds. 2012): 247-248.

​“Papal Documents,” Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, Supplement (M. Coulter et al, eds. 2012): 258-260.

​“Woods, Tiger,” Great Lives from History: Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (Gary Y. Okihiro, ed. 2012).

​“Yamaguchi, Kristi,” Great Lives from History: Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (Gary Y. Okihiro, ed. 2012).

​“Armstrong, Louis,” The Twenties in America (Carl Rollyson, ed. 2012): 52-3.

​“Capablanca, José Raúl,” The Twenties in America (Carl Rollyson, ed. 2012): 140.

​“Waller, Fats,” The Twenties in America (Carl Rollyson, ed. 2012): 904-5.

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Activities

Presented "Teaching Legal Skills in Doctrinal Classes," Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop, University of Michigan Law School, December 2013.

Presented "Introduction to the American Legal System," Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) legal study tour in Metro Detroit, July and August 2013.

Presented "Narratives East and West: Baseball Stories at a China Law School," Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, City Law School, City University, London, July 2013.

Presented "Introduction to the American Legal System," Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) legal study tour in Metro Detroit, July 2012.

Presented "Legal Research and Writing for Non-U.S. Lawyers: Teaching Common Law Reasoning and Skills to Chinese Students," AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, Washington, D.C., January 2012.

Presented "Introduction to the American Legal System," Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) legal study tour in Metro Detroit, August 2011.

Presented "Law and Harmony: An In-Depth Look at China's First American Style Law School," Global Legal Skills Conference VI, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, May 2011.

 
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