John S. Kane

John S. Kane


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan, 1990
B.A. Kalamazoo College, 1980

Professor Kane comes to Cooley from the litigation department of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, in Lansing, Mich. He was a percentage partner in the firm, which he joined in 1991. Before joining the law firm, he served a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha, Court of Appeals for the 10th Judicial Circuit, in Lawrence, Kan.

At U of M, Professor Kane served as executive editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. He graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and won the Louis Honigman Memorial Award for his Journal work. He also attended Wayne State University Law School, 1987-88, where he earned the Silver Key Scholarship Award and the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts.

Professor Kane teaches Property at Cooley.



John S. Kane, Refining Chevron - Restoring Judicial Review to Protect Religious Refugees, 60 Adm. L. Rev. 531 (2008).


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