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Santacroce Honored by AALS for Service to Clinical Legal Education
David A. Santacroce, an associate dean for experiential education and a clinical professor of law, was selected as a recipient of the 2019 William Pincus Award for Outstanding Service and Commitment to Clinical Legal Education.
Michigan Law Grad Kurt Johnson, ’15, to Clerk for Justice Gorsuch
Kurt Johnson, ’15, will start the new year looking forward to a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship with Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch. Johnson’s one-year clerkship is for the October 2019 term. He will start the job next summer.
Professor Chris Whitman, ’74, Teaches Last Class at Michigan Law
The 1Ls in Professor Christina Whitman’s Torts class weren’t sure what to make of the professors lining up at the back of the room. Toward the end of class, however, it became apparent why they were there: to applaud—or “clap out”—Whitman, who was teaching her last class on December 5.
Lisa and Christopher Jeffries, '74, Commit $33 Million to Michigan Law for Student Support
Pair Exonerated Thanks to Michigan Innocence Clinic
“The first time Justly called my partner and me during office hours, he tested whether his new student-attorneys were worth their salt by asking us what standard of review the Michigan Supreme Court would be using when evaluating the merits brief we were working on.
"Michigan's courts must be accessible to all, engaged with the communities they serve, independent of political pressure, and efficient in making the best use of public resources. My goal is to build on past achievements while redoubling our efforts to help Michigan's judiciary become more responsive to the public we serve."
January 16: First Day of Classes
January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday