Making Public Service a Career Possibility for Students
Shortly after he took over as Michigan Law's new public interest director, Alan Kahn, '01, had an a-ha moment that reaffirmed he was where he was meant to be. Kahn had organized a dinner honoring students who were awarded the Dean's Public Service Fellowship, one of the highest honors given to public interest students at Michigan Law. As the students shared how and why they wanted to make a difference in the world, it became clear to Kahn that he had found his people.
Environmental Law and Policy Conference to Discuss 30 Years of Environmental Crimes Prosecution
LAWBreaks Means Law Immersion for Students
LAWBreaks is an opportunity for students to spend their spring break using their legal skills outside of the classroom to work with organizations around the country and abroad. This year, six groups of students traveled to worksites in Arizona, San Francisco, Minnesota, Detroit, and Belize to work on issues ranging from environmental and housing law to death penalty appeals and LGBT rights.
Executive Orders on Travel and Immigration Create a Far-from-Ordinary Semester in Michigan Law’s Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, '91, to Join University of Michigan Law School
Michigan Law is pleased to announce U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, '91, will join the faculty as a professor from practice, effective May 1, 2017. She will teach in the areas of national security, criminal law, and criminal procedure.
Matt Gregory, '14, Receives Clerkship with Justice Anthony Kennedy
Philanthropy Awareness Day: Understanding the Ways Private Support Makes a Difference
During Philanthropy Awareness Day, student leaders and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations work together to change that by taking a moment to talk about all the ways our Law students, faculty, and staff benefit from the private support of our donors.
"Many prosecutors, police officers, and judges have learned that sending innocent people to prison is a constant risk—not a once-in-a-lifetime novelty."
—Professor Sam Gross, cofounder and senior editor of the National Registry of Exonerations, in
Time, about the record number of exonerations in 2016.
March 29: Commemorating the Anniversary of
In re Gault
March 30–31: Environmental Law and Policy Program Conference: Environmental Criminal Enforcement