John Minan

Univ of San Diego School of Law

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Univ of San Diego School of Law


John “Jack” H. Minan is a professor of law at the University of San Diego.  During his academic career, he has been Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Acting Dean of Summer Programs, and the Director of USD’s International and Comparative Law Programs at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; at Magdalen College, Oxford, England; and in Florence, Italy.   He has authored numerous books and scholarly articles on a diverse array of subjects.  He is the co-editor and a contributing author to the forthcoming ABA book "Reefer Madness: State and Local Government Regulation of Medical Marijuana."   His other ABA books include: "The Little Green Book of Golf Law" (2007); "The Little White Book of Baseball"  (2009); and "The Little Book of Golf Law" (2013).  


Professor Minan has a B.S. from the University of Louisville, an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky, and a J.D. from the University of Oregon. He has completed post-graduate course work in Operations Analysis at American University. He has practiced admiralty law as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and has qualified as an expert witness on matters involving Land Use Planning and Real Property.




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