B.A. Kalamazoo College 1969
M.A. University of Michigan 1972
J.D. University of Michigan 1972
LL.M. Cambridge University 1985
Professor Weiner was in private practice as an associate with a Kalamazoo, Mich., law firm. He subsequently served as special assistant attorney general for the Prosecuting Attorneys Appellate Service in Lansing. He was appointed to the Cooley Law School faculty in 1975. He also served a six-year term as a member of the State Bar of Michigan's Criminal Jury Instructions Committee.
At Cooley, Professor Weiner initiated an international law study program in cooperation with the University of Caen in 1981 and, in 1983, a two-part study at the Institute of European Studies in Paris, France, and the University of Freiburg, West Germany. He has directed and taught at the University of San Diego School of Law's summer international law institutes in Paris in 1992, in Dublin in 1995, and in Oxford in 1998 and 2002. He taught in Cooley's inaugural Toronto program in 2000 and again in 2005.
In 1997, he organized international summer abroad programs through the University of San Diego School of Law for Cooley students. He also helped develop Cooley's study-abroad program in Melbourne, Australia; Christchurch, New Zealand; and Toronto, Canada. In 2004, Professor Weiner received a Fulbright award to spend three weeks in Germany, attending a "Seminar for U.S. Administrators in International Education" sponsored by the German-American Fulbright Commission.
A Beattie Award winner and member of the Cooley Legal Authors Society, Professor Weiner taught Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, and International Environmental Law.