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Michael J. Hannon

Associate Director for Library and Educational Technology

Michael Hannon

255A Mondale Hall
229–19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55455



University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.A.
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.L.S.

Professor Michael J. Hannon is the Associate Director for Library and Educational Technology. He supervises the Law School's Educational Technology department, which supports the mission of the Law School through the use of technology for teaching, presentations and events.

Professor Hannon earned his B.A. degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis; his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School; and his M.L.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He worked at the Duke University School of Law Library as a reference librarian and lecturing fellow from 1999 to 2005 prior to joining the University of Minnesota Law School Library faculty. Professor Hannon is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries (MALL) and the Missouri Bar.

Professor Hannon's interests include digital evidence, computer forensics, e-discovery, computers and network technologies. He has the following network and computer certifications:

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) (Microsoft Windows 2003)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) (Microsoft Windows 2000)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) (Microsoft Windows 2000)
CompTIA A+ Certification and Net+ Certification
Duke University Certificate in Advanced Networking Technology



Course details available from Fall 2013 to the present.



  • Digital Evidence: Computer Forensics and Legal Issues Arising from Computer Investigations (William S. Hein & Co., 2012)

  • A Legal Research Guide to American Thoroughbred Racing Law for Scholars, Practitioners and Participants (W.S. Hein, 1998) (with Joan Howland)

Journal Articles

  • A Closer Look at Unpublished Opinions in the United States Courts of Appeals, 3 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 199 (2001)

Other Publications

  • An Increasingly Important Requirement: Authentication of Digital Evidence, 70 Journal of the Missouri Bar 314 (2014)

  • E-Mail in the Workplace: Balancing Efficiency and Liability Concerns, 9 Trends in Library Management and Technology 1 (1998)


  • The Clarence Darrow Digital Collection (University of Minnesota Law Library)