MSU College of Law

Sammy M. Mansour

Sammy M. Mansour
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Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of LL.M. Curriculum
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 461
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Sammy M. Mansour joined the College of Law’s faculty in 2012. Professor Mansour teaches Research, Writing, and Analysis and Advocacy in both the J.D. and LL.M. programs. Professor Mansour also teaches the Global Law Colloquium. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Professor Mansour is the Director of LL.M. Curriculum at the College of Law.

Much of Professor Mansour’s work relates to curricular innovation and to global lawyering skills. In addition to his work at the College of Law, Professor Mansour is co-chair of the Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee, a core faculty member of the Michigan State University Muslim Studies Program, and a regular presenter at national and international conferences.

Prior to joining the College of Law faculty, Professor Mansour was the Director of Advanced Legal Studies at the Peking University School of Transnational Law. In that role, he designed and implemented a bilingual graduate thesis program promoting transnational legal scholarship. Previously, Professor Mansour was a C.V. Starr Lecturer in Transnational Legal Practice at Peking University.

Professor Mansour received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University, and his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center. He served as a law clerk on the District of Columbia Superior Court and is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the District of Columbia (inactive). He is a fluent Arabic and Hebrew speaker.

J.D. 2007, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A. 2003, Yale University