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About the Author

Michael Seigel

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University of Florida Research Foundation Professor of Law
Director, Criminal Justice Center
Director, Criminal Clinics 


J.D., Harvard Law School (magna cum laude)
A.B., Princeton University (magna cum laude)

Teaching and Scholarship

Evidence, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1990 as Assistant Professor. Named Associate Professor 1993, Professor 1995. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 2000-2002. University Steering Committee for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation; University Curriculum Committee; University Graduate and Professional Admissions Task Force 2000-01.
  • Visiting Faculty: University of British Columbia, Stetson University, University of San Diego
  • Federal Litigator: First Assistant United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida (Tampa, 1995-99); Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Organized Crime Strike Force (Philadelphia, PA., 1990); Special Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, Philadelphia Strike Force (1985-89); Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000-01.
  • Associations: Phi Beta Kappa, Advisory Board for Association of American Law Schools (2002-05), American Bar Association, The Florida Bar (Affiliate), Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals.