Michael P. Seng – VP, Director for Academic Exchanges

Prof. Michael Seng has been an active member of the Society for two decades, and he has volunteered legal advisory to the Society at multiple occasions. He organized the 2019 SVU Conference in Chicago – with Georges Eichler, on Challenges to the Rule of Law.

Professor Seng is the co-executive director of The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Fair Housing Legal Clinic. He lectures nationally and publishes extensively on fair housing law. He is also is the director of the Czech/Slovak Legal Institute at The John Marshall Law School. He travels annually to the Czech Republic to teach and publishes articles, in English and Czech, in Czech law journals.

Michael Seng served as a judicial law clerk, Unites States District Court, was in private practice, and directed legal services office in Cairo, Illinois. He served as a Fulbright professor in Nigeria in 1983-84 and as a visiting professor in the Czech Republic in 1996. He writes on civil rights issues.

Prof. Seng teaches Comparative Legal Systems, Constitutional Law, and Federal Courts.

Professor Michael Seng has received high honors, among them Leonard Jay Schrager Award of Excellence from Chicago Bar Foundation; and Renaissance Man award from Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. In 2018, Masaryk University in Brno awarded Prof. Michael Seng an honorary doctorate – Doctor Honoris Causa.

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