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Michael Hannon

  • Associate Director for Access Services & Digital Initiatives
Michael Hannon

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

Office: 255A
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor Michael J. Hannon 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

Courses

Publications

Books

  • “Never Whisper Justice”: A Tribute in Photographs to the University of Minnesota Law School (University of Minnesota Law Library 2015) (co-author) Katherine Hedin
  • 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) Joan Howland

Journal Articles

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  • A Closer Look at Unpublished Opinions in the United States Courts of Appeals, 3 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 199 (2001)

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)

Multimedia

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

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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