Daniel E. Manville

Clinical Professor of Law & Director, Civil Rights Clinic

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 216D
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
517-432-6866
daniel.manville@law.msu.edu

J.D. Antioch School of Law
M.A. Michigan State University
B.S. Central Michigan University
B.G.S. Wayne State University College of Lifelong Learning

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Professor Daniel Manville directs the Civil Rights Clinic at MSU College of Law.

Prior to joining the Law College faculty, Professor Manville was an adjunct professor and clinical staff attorney in the Civil Rights Clinic at Wayne State University Law School. He earlier served as a visiting professor in the Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and as an adjunct professor at Henry Ford Community College, where he taught Personal Injury and Torts Litigation and Civil and Appellate Practice. He also taught Evidence in Antioch School of Law's Legal Technician Program and at Washtenaw Community College.

Professor Manville has published numerous articles and litigation manuals in the area of prisoners' rights. He recently updated Protecting Your Health & Safety: A Litigation Guide for Inmates for the Southern Poverty Law Center and completed the 4th edition of the Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual, published by Oxford University Press.

Professor Manville is a member of several professional legal groups, including the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Constitution Society, and the Prisons and Corrections Section of the Michigan State Bar. When not teaching, he engages in private practice, with a focus on providing representation to prisoners.