Publications, Michael Sweig, JD

“In Felony’s Mirror” is Michael Sweig’s memoir with essays on legal ethics and restorative justice.

CURRENT RESEARCH FOCUS

Legislative remedies and policy solutions for employment disenfranchisement of people with criminal convictions.

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS

From Practicing Law to Changing it,” by Dawn Turner Trice (Chicago Tribune, August 1, 2010)

ABA Journal Convicted of Theft, Ex Lawyer is Now an Advocate for Others With Background Issues | August 2, 2010

Blueprint for Progress: How Illinois Empowers Rehabilitated People with Criminal Records | Ch. 8, ISSUES WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS, 2010 Supplement, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education | Summer 2010

Beyond Legal Mechanisms – Employment, Housing and Other Related Critical Supports | Ch. 6, ISSUES WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS, 2010 Supplement, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education | Summer 2010 (with co-author, Jodina Hicks)

Moving-the-Box by Executive Order in Illinois | De Paul Journal for Social Justice, 4 DePaul J. for Soc. Just. 1:17 Fall 2010. (with co-author Melissa McClure).

Advancing Equal Justice Under Law for People with Criminal Records: Uniform Standards for Assessing Occupational Licensing Applications | Spring 2010;

Statement of Michael Sweig in Support of Senate Bill 1050 | June 15, 2009
Submitted to Governor Pat Quinn,

Matsushita v. Zenith: Sovereign Compulsion and Conspiracy Go Out Before the Trial Goes On Fall 1986 5:1 DICKINSON JOURNAL of INTERNATIONAL LAW, p. 29

Guidelines For Consumer Debt Collection By Attorneys Under the 1986 Amendment to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act | February 1987 Commercial Law Bulletin reprinted in, 21: 4 NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW, p. 697 | Spring 1985-86 (released Spring 1987), cited in:

U.S. CODE ANNOTATED, TITLE 15. COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 41–CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION
SUBCHAPTER V–DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES, § 1692a. Definitions

Roger E. White v. K. David Myers, et al, Tennesse Court of Appeals, Knoxville | May 7, 2001 Session, Case No. E1999-02642-COA-R3_CV, fn 5, p. 10

Secrets of the Legal Industry, by Richard Luke Conforth (Sovereignty Education and Defense Ministry (August 2003, Version 1.04), p. 20,