Professor Michael H. Graham, a magna cum laude graduate of Columbia Law School, is one of the nation’s leading evidence professors and commentators. He has written 17 evidence books for students and practitioners, and authored over 140 law review articles. His evidence column in the Criminal Law Bulletin addresses a wide range of criminal evidence topics, including the all-important Confrontation Clause.
He has served as a Special Advisor to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence, having previously served as Reporter on the Committee that drafted the Rules of Evidence for the United States Department of Labor. Prior to working at Miami Law, Professor Graham was law clerk to Judge Inzer B. Wyatt of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and served as a Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellow with the Western Center on Law and Poverty. He also received a master’s degree in criminology from Cambridge University in 1969, and a Fulbright Fellowship in 1981 to conduct research on the English criminal trial system. After four years of private practice, he joined the University of Illinois law school faculty in 1974. In 1984, he joined the University Of Miami School Of Law.