Louise W. McKinney

Professor Emeritus of Law

Faculty Biography

Before beginning full-time legal teaching, Ms. McKinney was an attorney for ten years with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, most of them in its Law Reform unit representing clients in issues related to health and disability law. She joined our faculty in 1989 after a year in Africa as director of clinical legal education at the University of Botswana. In addition to clinical courses-particularly the Health Law Clinic-she teaches Poverty, Social Inequality, and the Law and Focused Problem Solving. In 1998-99 she was on leave as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Nairobi and continues to participate in international legal education settings.