Clifford Zimmerman

Professor of Practice


His specialties are legal analysis, writing, and research, civil rights, and government accountability. He has taught legal analysis, civil rights, and evidence, and speaks and writes widely on each. Professor Zimmerman is also consulted nationally in cases involving civil rights and government liability.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research

Selected Publications

  • Thinking Beyond My Own Interpretation: Reflections on Collaborative and Cooperative Theory in the Law School Curriculum, 31 Arizona State Law Journal 957 (1999).
  • Toward A New Vision of Informants: A History Of Abuses And Suggestions For Reform, 22 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 81 (1994).

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  • BA, University of Michigan
  • MA (pending candidate), DePaul University
  • JD, Rutgers-Newark University

Prior Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate Dean and Dean of Students, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate, Singer & Stein

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