Professor Steinman received her bachelor's degree in philosophy from the
University of Rochester and her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she served on
the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar
in 1973 and practiced with the Chicago law firm of Schiff Hardin & Waite from 1973 to
1977, specializing in civil litigation. 

Professor Steinman joined the faculty of Chicago-Kent in 1977 and served as interim dean
in 1990-91. She has authored articles on the associational privacy privilege in civil
litigation, class actions, suits for money damages to vindicate First Amendment rights,
pseudonymous litigation, law of the case doctrine, removal, supplemental jurisdiction,
the effects of case consolidation on litigants' procedural rights, appellate
jurisdiction and other procedural issues. She is responsible for two volumes of the
Wright, et al., Federal Practice and Procedure treatise, and co-authors a casebook on
appellate courts. 

Professor Steinman was the 1992 chair of the Association of American Law Schools Complex
Litigation Committee of the Civil Procedure Section. She was a member of the American Law
Institute Complex Litigation Project Consultative Group, has served on the executive
committee of the AALS Civil Procedure Section, was appointed to the Seventh Circuit
Advisory Committee on Circuit Rules, and has been a master in the Chicago-Lincoln
American Inn of Court. Most recently, she was an adviser on the A.L.I. Federal Judicial
Code Revision Project. In 1989, Professor Steinman was named a Norman and Edna Freehling
Scholar. She subsequently earned the Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and
received awards from the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the Chicago-Kent Moot
Court Society, the Chicago-Kent Student Bar Association, and IIT. Professor Steinman
teaches courses in civil procedure, complex litigation, and appellate courts. 



Contributions to Books

14B Charles Alan Wright, et al. (Supp. 2002-09), Federal Practice and Procedure (2009)
14C Charles Alan Wright, et al., (Supp. 2002-09), Federal Practice and Procedure (2009)
Psuedonymous Suits in the USA, Internet y Poder Judicial en America Latina y el Caribe -- Regales de Heredia (2004)
Women, Medical Care and Mass Tort Litigation, A Products Liability Anthology (1995)



Removal and Remand - Beyond the Supplements (2014)

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