Bill Jentes, ’56, and Bill Bogaard, ’65, Named 2017 Distinguished Alumni
Michigan Law has named William Jentes, ’56, and William Bogaard, ’65, recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award, the Law School’s highest honor.
Inaugural Fiza Quraishi Youth Law Fellowship Awarded
As Fiza Quraishi’s Michigan Law classmates gather to celebrate their 10-year reunion, the Fellowship created in her memory has its first recipient: Amanda Grill, ’17. Grill will soon be traveling to Oakland, California, to begin her yearlong position as the inaugural Fiza Quraishi Youth Law Fellow at the National Center for Youth and Law (NCYL).
Incoming 1Ls Poised to Take on Law School
After seven years as a choreographer and coach for the San Diego Rhythms gymnastics team, Nicole Minevich was ready to pursue other passions, including law. That interest led her to Michigan Law, where “despite it being 2,000 miles from San Diego, it felt like home almost immediately.”
Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Lamarr Monson Exonerated
After spending 21 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Lamarr Monson finally is a free man.
"But even with all of its checks and balances on power and its protections for individual liberties, the Constitution means little on paper. It takes real people leading courageous challenges to make the promises of our founding document a reality."
—Professor Barbara McQuade, in a
Detroit Free Press piece she penned in honor of Constitution Day.
September 22: International Perspectives on Privacy and Free Expression
September 28: How to Develop the "Soft" Skills of Public Interest Lawyering