Michael Avery

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Michael Avery is a professor at Suffolk University Law School and a civil rights lawyer.[1] He was the president of the National Lawyers Guild from 2003 to 2006.[2]

Avery edited and was a contributing author to the 2008 book We Dissent: Talking Back to the Rehnquist Court, which received favorable reviews in Trial[3] and Choice.[4]

He is also the coauthor of:

  • Avery, Michael, and David Rudovsky. Police Misconduct Litigation Manual. Philadelphia, Penn: National Lawyers Guild, 1978.
  • Avery, Michael, and David Rudovsky. Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation. New York: C. Boardman, 1980.
  • Avery, Michael, and Danielle McLaughlin. The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals+ book. Nashville, Tenn: Vanderbilt University Press, 2013

Avery was the subject of controversy in 2011 for comments made regarding a care package drive for U.S. troops at Suffolk.[5]


  1. ^ Anonymous (July 30, 2009). "Suffolk University; Senator Questions Sotomayor on Suffolk University Law Review Article". Politics & Government Business. NewsRx: 23. 
  2. ^ "Faculty Profile Page". Suffolk University Law School. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  3. ^ Barry Dyller (April 2009). "We Dissent". Trial. American Association for Justice. 45 (4): 57. 
  4. ^ Ackerman E (July 2009). "We dissent: talking back to the Rehnquist Court: eight cases that subverted civil liberties and civil rights". Choice. American Library Association. 46 (11): 2207. 
  5. ^ Law.http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/11/14/massachusetts-law-professor-calls-care-packages-for-us-troops-shameful/

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