Michael Hannon ’98
- Associate Director for Access Services & Digital Initiatives
- University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.A.
- University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.L.S.
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
- P: 612-625-0173
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Michael J. Hannon ’98 is the Law Library’s Associate Director for Access Services & Digital Initiatives. He provides administrative oversight for Access Services and the Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center.
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
“Never Whisper Justice”: A Tribute in Photographs to the University of Minnesota Law School (University of Minnesota Law Library 2015) (co-author)
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)
Can Failing to Preserve Volatile Memory Evidence Ever Be in Bad Faith?, 38 (issue 1) Computer & Internet Lawyer 8 (Jan. 2021)
Should Defense Counsel Start Focusing on Volatile Memory?, 37 (issue 10) Computer & Internet Lawyer 10 (Nov./Dec. 2020)
The Importance of Volatile Computer Memory Evidence, the Tradeoffs Between Acquiring Potential Evidence from Volatile Memory on a Running Computer, and the Defense Perspective, 37 (issue 9) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 5 (Oct. 2020)
RAM Dumps, Hash Algorithms, Smearing, Encryption, and Order of Volatility, 37 (issue 6) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 8 (June 2020)
A Brief History of Memory Forensics, How Volatile Computer Memory Works, and Malware and Volatile Memory, 37 (issue 4) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 8 (Apr. 2020)
Volatile Computer Memory Evidence: Forensics Issues, 37 (issue 3) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 6 (Mar. 2020)
Metadata in Civil and Criminal Discovery—Part II, 35 (issue 1) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 1 (Jan. 2018)
Metadata in Civil and Criminal Discovery—Part I, 34 (issue 12) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 6 (Dec. 2017)
Types of Metadata and Its Potential Relevance in Litigation, 34 (issue 11) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 9 (Nov. 2017)
The Importance of Metadata in Digital Evidence for Legal Practitioners, 34 (issue 10) The Computer & Internet Lawyer 1 (Oct. 2017)
Evidence Authentication in a Digital World—Parts I, II, III, 32 (issues 10, 11, 12) Computer & Internet Lawyer (Oct., Nov., Dec. 2015)
A Closer Look at Unpublished Opinions in the United States Courts of Appeals, 3 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 199 (2001)
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)