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Michael Harris Graham

Michael Harris Graham, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1967, Illinois 1975. Hays-Fulbright fellow, 1980-1981.


  • Graham, Michael Harris was born on January 31, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Milton and Syvia (Silvermen) Graham.

  • Education

    • Biosystems Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1964. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1967. Diploma in Criminology, Cambridge University, England, 1969.


    • Law clerk United States District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1967—1968. Attorney Legal Services, Los Angeles, 1969—1970. Associate Marshall, Bratter, New York City, 1970—1974.

      Professor law University Illinois, Champaign, 1974—1984, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, since 1984. Reporter Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Evidence, 1975—1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1967, Illinois 1975.


    • Federal Rules of Evidence in a Nutshell
    • The Nutshell, reflecting the Federal Rules of Evidence as restyled and amended effective December 1, 2014, contains a crisp, clear, concise, and complete explanation of each Federal Rule of Evidence designed to prepare every student for the course final, the multistate bar examination, and most significantly a successful litigation practice career.


    • Married Marilyn Grace Fusco, June 21, 1964. Children: Laura, Lisa, Lee.
    • father: Milton Graham
    • mother: Syvia (Silvermen) Graham
    • spouse: Marilyn Grace Fusco
    • children: Laura Graham
    • Lisa Graham
    • Lee Graham
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    Born January 31, 1943
    (age 74)