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.
Eve Primus Named 2017 L. Hart Wright Teaching Award Recipient
Eve Brensike Primus, '01, knows she has a reputation for being a tough professor. It's her love of the law and of teaching that pushes her to demand excellence from her students. That academic rigor has garnered Primus the 2017 L. Hart Wright Award for Teaching Excellence.
"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