Charles W. Joiner (b. February 14, 1916) is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan Law School. Joiner served on the Ann Arbor City Council as a Republican representing Ward 3 from April 1957 to April 1959.

Joiner served as professor of law at the University of Michigan, 1947-1968, dean of the Wayne State Law School, 1968-1972, and U.S. district judge, 1972-1988.


August 15, 1984. Assumed senior status

 June 8, 1972. Confirmed by the Senate.

April 25, 1972 Nominated by Richard M. Nixon to a seat vacated by Talbot Smith as Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

February 14, 1916. Born in Maquoketa, IA.

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Professor of law at University of Michigan, chairman of the University's sesquicentennial celebration, Dean of the Wayne State University Law School, U.S. District Judge. papers include correspondence and other papers concerning his academic career, legal interests, and the administration and preparation for the sesquicentennial celebration; also correspondence and reports relating to his service on such judicial committees as the Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence, National Conference Committee on Uniform State Laws, the Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association; and materials concerning his work with the Michigan Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurance program