Milton Heumann is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He taught at the University of Michigan before joining the Rutgers faculty in 1981. He has spent many semesters as a Visiting Lecturer and Guggenheim Fellow at Yale Law School. He was chair of the Political Science Department of Rutgers from 1997 - 2003. His principal research interests are in the area of legal process, criminal justice and civil liberties.
- "Law and Society Review" (1975)
- "Plea Bargaining" (University of Chicago Press 1978)
- "Mandatory Sentencing and the Abolition of Plea Bargaining: The Michigan Felony Firearms Statute,"
- "Speedy Disposition" (with Thomas Church) (SUNY, 1992)
- "Hate Speech On Campus", (edited with Thomas W. Church) (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997);
- "Profiles in Justice? Police Discretion, Symbolic Assailants and Stereotyping," (with Lance Cassak) Rutgers Law Review (2001);
- "Good Cop, Bad Cop: Profiling, Race and Competing Visions of Justice," (with Lance Cassak) (New York: Peter Lang Press, 2003)
- "Barred from the Vote: Public Attitudes Toward the Disenfranchisement of Felons," (with Brian Pinaire and Laura Bilotta), Fordham Urban Law Review (2003)
- "Beyond the Sentence: Public Perceptions of Collateral Consequences for Felony Offenders," (with Brian Pinaire and Thomas Clark), Criminal Justice Bulletin (2005)
- "Barred from the Bar: The Process and Politics of Disciplining Attorney Felony Offenders" (with Brian Pinaire and Jennifer Lerman), Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law (2006).
- "Prescribing Justice: The Law and Politics of Discipline for Physician Felony Offenders" (with Brian Pinaire and Jennifer Lerman), Boston University Public Interest Law Journal (2007)
- "Bad Medicine: On Disciplining Physician Felons" (with Brian Pinaire and Simon Burger), Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution (2009)
- "Philadelphia Lawyers: Policing the Law in Pennsylvania" (with Brian Pinaire and Christian Scarlett), Journal of the Professional Lawyer (2012).
Academic awards and honors
- Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rutgers University, 1992
- Ranked in Top 25 (by year of Ph.D.) in terms if number of times work is cited "The Political Science 400:Citation, by Ph.D. Cohort and by Ph.D. Granting institution"
- Guggenheim Fellow, Yale Law School
- Selected as "Best Teacher," The Rutgers Review, 1985
- Selected as member of Editorial Board of the American Bar Foundation and research Journal, December 1982
- Selection of the Lawyer's Literary Club, Plea Bargaining, 1978
- Distinguished Service Award (service and teaching), University of Michigan, 1976
- APSA Edward S. Corwin Award of Best Dissertation in Public Law, 1977
- Rutgers Political Science Department
- Rutgers Teacher Profile
- APSA Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation