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Steven L. Winter

Arthur Neef Law Library 474 Ferry Mall
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Phone: (313) 577-1053
Fax: (313) 577-9016
Executive Committee Member

Steven L. Winter is the Walter S. Gibbs Professor of Constitutional Law at the Wayne State University Law School. As an assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., from 1978 to 1986, he tried cases in the state and federal courts in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas; argued appeals in the Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits and in the supreme courts of Alabama and Florida; and worked on more than a dozen cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, including brief and argument in "Tennessee v Garner," 471 US 1 (1985), the landmark case holding the common-law fleeing felon rule unconstitutional. Professor Winter was a member of the faculty at the Brooklyn Law School (1997-2002) and the University of Miami School of Law (1986-1997). He is the author of numerous articles on constitutional law and legal theory as well as a book, "A Clearing in the Forest: Law, Life and Mind" (University of Chicago Press 2001), on cognitive science and law.