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Michael P. Seng

Michael P. Seng

Co-Executive Director, Fair Housing Legal Support Center & Clinic

The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.1446

BA, University of Notre Dame
JD, University of Notre Dame

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Michael Seng is the co-executive director of The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Fair Housing Legal Clinic. He lectures nationally and publishes extensively on fair housing law.

Professor Seng also is the coordinator of The John Marshall Law School's Czech law program. He travels annually to the Czech Republic to teach and publishes articles, in English and Czech, in Czech law journals.

Prior to joining the John Marshall faculty, Professor Seng served as a judicial law clerk, was in private practice, and directed the legal services office in Cairo, Illinois. Professor Seng served as a Fulbright professor in Nigeria in 1983-84 and as a visiting professor in the Czech Republic in 1996. He writes on civil rights issues.

Professor Seng joined the faculty in 1976. He teaches Comparative Legal Systems, Constitutional Law, and Federal Courts.

Full Curriculum Vitae


Eyewitness Testimony: Strategies and Tactics (Thompson/West 2nd ed. supp. 2012) (with William Carroll)

What Do We Mean by an Independent Judiciary?, 38 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 133 (2011)

More Publications


Speaker: Fair Housing Conference and Mock Trial, Knoxville, TN (August 2014)

Speaker: Training for Fair Housing Commissioners and Hearing Examiners (May 2014)

Speaker: "Restorative Justice," Old St. Pat's Church, Chicago, IL (March 2014)

Speaker: Fair Housing Conference and Mock Trial, Nashville, TN (February 2014)

Speaker: Fair Housing Conference, San Diego, CA (February 2014)

Speaker: Freedom of Information and National Security Conference, Economics University, Prague (November 2013)

Speaker: State Conference for Housing Action Illinois, "The Affirmative Duty to Further Fair Housing," Bloomington, IL (November 2013)

Speaker: "Fair Housing," Lawndale Christian Development Corporation (September 2013)

Speaker: Critical Legal Studies Conference, "Fair Housing in the United States," Belfast, Northern Ireland (September 2013)

Speaker: Press Conference on Housing Segregation in Metropolitan Chicago, "Segregation in the Chicago Metropolitan Area—Some Immediate Measures to Reverse This Impediment to Fair Housing," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (June 2013)

Speaker: Fair Housing Conference, North Dakota (February 2013)

Speaker: 20th Annual Fair Housing Laws & Litigation Conference, San Diego, CA (February 2013)

Speaker: Operation PUSH, "Source of Income Discrimination in Housing," (January 2013)

Speaker: AALS Conference, "Predatory Home Lending," New Orleans, LA (January 2013)

Speaker: National Conference of International Organization of Human Rights Association, New Orleans, LA (August 2012)

Speaker: Annual Fair Housing Conference, San Diego, CA (April 2012)

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