Lawrence A. Dubin

Lawrence A. Dubin

Emeritus Professor of Law

Dubin, Lawrence A.
Contact Info:
Campus: Riverfront Campus
Building: Dowling Hall
Dubin, Lawrence A.
Areas of Expertise:
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
Death and Dying: Legal Process
International Criminal Law and Procedure
Law Education for Non-law Students and Journalists
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Supreme Court Nominations
Trial Procedure


  • J.D. University of Michigan '66
  • A.B. University of Michigan '63


Professor Larry Dubin is a 1966 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.  After practicing law for eight years, he joined the University of Detroit Mercy Law in 1975.  He has taught courses in Civil Procedure, Evidence, Trial Practice, Law & Psychiatry and Professional Responsibility.  He was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to serve two terms as a member of the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission which is the entity that prosecutes lawyers for acts of professional misconduct.  He was elected as both vice-chairman and chairman during his tenure.  His professional writings including books, law review articles and journal articles have been in the area of trial practice, evidence and professional responsibility.  He is a frequent legal guest on radio and television programs and has been quoted many times in newspapers including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and the National Law Journal.

Recent Publications:

Revised Chapter, "Legal Ethics," Lawyers' Basic Handbook, ICLE (2011-12).

News Items:

Bob Bashara's attorney faces a judge to be questioned on possible violation of court rules

Justice Young asks Hathaway to 'clear the air' on real estate deals

Stateside: Changes in Court majority likely to follow Justice

Courses Taught:

Evidence (2220)

Professional Responsibility (2470)

Selected Topics in Professional Responsibility Seminar (4540)