Wayne State University
Michael Steinberg
Michael Steinberg
Adjunct Professor, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Clinic
(313) 577-4015

Education

J.D., Wayne State University Law School
B.A., Wesleyan University

Courses Taught

Public Interest Internship

Civil Rights Clinic

In The News

June 25, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in The Guardian (Britain) in an article titled "FBI calls for dismissal of Insane Clown Posse lawsuit."

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June 24, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in Music Times article: "FBI Aims to Cast Aside Lawsuit from Insane Clown Posse and Juggalos."

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June 23, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Radio report titled "Government seeks dismissal of Juggalos suit."

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June 20, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Radio report titled "ACLU says Detroit fireworks curfew may be unconstitutional."

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May 24, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Bloomberg News Business Week article titled "Michigan Judge Allows Conyers on Election Primary Ballot."

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May 23, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit News report titled "Federal judge orders Conyers back on Aug. 5 ballot."

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May 23, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Conyers camp celebrates federal judge's ruling putting him on ballot."

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May 15, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Conyers files federal lawsuit in fight to stay on primary ballot."

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April 13, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an Associated Press story on MLive titled "Michigan ban on same-sex benefits for public workers back in court."

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April 1, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted as spokesman for the ACLU in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Federal judge: Strip search lawsuit may proceed against FBI."

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February 27, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "ACLU sues Waterford over ban on begging."

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February 26, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "Teacher wanted for a school in 'Christian setting'? EAA quickly yanks job ad."

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February 26, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an article by CBS Local TV and WWJ radio titled "EAA Pulls Job Posting For Teachers To Work ‘In A Christian Setting.'"

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January 9, 2014
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a news article in USA Today (and 281 other news outlets) about Insane Clown Posse filing suit against the FBI.

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December 5, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Radio report titled "ACLU seeks to prevent eviction of domestic violence victim."

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November 27, 2013
Michael Steinberg was interviewed for a WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit story titled "Lawsuit against judge over child's removal can go forward."

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November 21, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an article in the Detroit Free Press titled "Michigan prisons to offer halal meals under lawsuit agreement." He litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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November 21, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Radio article titled "Muslims in Michigan prisons will get halal meals under settlement with state." He litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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November 21, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an MLive article titled "Michigan settles federal lawsuit over Muslim prison food, worship times." He litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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November 21, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an article in the Arab American News titled "MDOC to accommodate Muslim inmates' diets after ACLU lawsuit." He litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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November 18, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an Associated Press article in the Beaumont Enterprise (Texas) and other newspapers titled "Judge OKs deal on halal meals in Mich. prisons." Steinberg litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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November 18, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Federal Judge OKs Settlement over Halal Meals in Michigan Prisons." Steinberg litigated the lawsuit as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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July 8, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Lawyer's Weekly blog article titled "Wayne Law, ACLU create civil rights clinic."

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June 28, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a Michigan Radio article titled "Judge strikes down Michigan ban on partner benefits."

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June 28, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in a CBS-Detroit article from the Associated Press titled "Mich. Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits Blocked."

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June 25, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted in an Oakland Press article titled "Power can't be used to pressure, officials say after former Oakland University player accuses coach of religious intimidation."

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May 5, 2013
Michael Steinberg was quoted on MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" Sunday talk show in a report titled "ACLU alleges Detroit PD ‘kidnapping' homeless and ‘dumping' them outside the city." Steinberg is legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, a 1989 Wayne Law graduate and an adjunct professor at the Law School.

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