150th Anniversary Celebration


Dean Evan Caminker, Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., and Professor Doug Laycock at a faculty lunch on Thursday.

Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. lunching with Professors Yale Kamisar, Rebecca Eisenberg, Don Herzog, and Doug Laycock.

John Nannes, ’73, Third-Year Challenge benefactor, with 3L Challenge cochairs Teresa Lin, 3L, and Spencer Walters, 3L.

Professor Richard Friedman welcoming participants to Thursday's Branch Rickey Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion. With Friedman are sports historian John U. Bacon (left), and writer and film producer Christopher M. Cook.

Branch Rickey Documentary Screening.

Thursday's Gala Welcome Reception.

Guests arriving at the Welcome Reception, Thursday evening.

Associate Dean and Nippon Professor Mark West talking to Yoichiro Yamakawa (left) MCL ’69, and partner in Koga & Partners, Tokyo; and H. "Mike" Minoura, Managing Director and Head of the Americas, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

Alumni and friends at the Welcome Reception, rekindling friendships and enjoying the beautiful evening in the Quadrangle.

Professor Eve Brensike Primus, ’01, after receiving the 2009 L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Law School Student Senate, presented by 3L Frances Lewis.

Students Aliza Cohen, 2L, and Matthew Conrad, 2L, mingle with Brad, ’79, and Kathy Livingston during Friday morning’s breakfast.

Friday's Conversation with Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. at Hill Auditorium was enthusiastically attended and called one of the best events to take place on the U-M campus.

Chief Justice Roberts.

Chief Justice Roberts and Dean Evan Caminker.

Chief Justice Roberts with alumni.

3Ls Leah Litman and Andrew Fink present Chief Justice Roberts with a special thank you memento: a lovely triptych of photos (Reading Room Harvard window, a night shot of the Quadrangle, and Reading Room Michigan window).

Michigan Marching Band members don Michigan Law Sesquicentennial hard hats as they musically greet guests at Friday's historic Groundbreaking Ceremony.

Alumni Development Committee Chair Bruce Bickner,'68, welcomes the crowd at the Groundbreaking Ceremony with Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

President Mary Sue Coleman and Chairman of the Board of Regents Andrew Richner, ’86, enjoy a moment.

Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. welcomes guests to Michigan Law’s groundbreaking. Justice Roberts described some of the accomplishments of the three Michigan Law graduates who have sat on the Supreme Court.

Regent Katherine White, Bruce Bickner, ’68, Chief Justice Roberts, President Mary Sue Coleman, Dean Evan Caminker, and Regent Richner, ’86, ceremonially break ground for the new academic building on the corner of State and Monroe streets.

Chief Justice Roberts greets Eugene Wanger, ’58, as Marilyn Morris Wanger, ’59, looks on.

Chief Justice Roberts signature joined those of his predecessors, former Chief Justices William H. Rehnquist and Warren E. Burger, on Richard Friedman's dissertation Charles Evans Hughes as Chief Justice, 1930–1941: The Complexities of Moderation.

Friday welcomed back Michigan Law’s last 5 deans for: Eyes on Hutchins, Eyes on the World: the Deans’ Perspective. From right: Christina Whitman, ’74, moderator; and Deans St. Antoine, ’54, Sandalow, Bollinger, Lehman, ’81, and Caminker.

Terrance Sandalow, Dean Emeritus and Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law Emeritus, enjoys a moment of levity.

Theodore J. St. Antoine, ’54, Dean Emeritus and James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor Emeritus.

Lee C. Bollinger, president and professor of law at Columbia University.

Jeffrey S. Lehman, ’81, chancellor and founding dean of the School of Transnational Law, Peking University, Shenzhen campus.

Evan H. Caminker, Dean and Branch Rickey Collegiate Professor of Law.

Professor Michael S. Barr, Susan Esserman, ’77, and John H. Jackson, ’59, at Saturday's panel discussion of the State of the Global Economy (not pictured: Emilio Cárdenas, MCL ’66, and Professor Vikramaditya S. Khanna, moderator).

Panel discussion of Intellectual Property from the 19th to the 21st Century. Panelists (from right): moderator James J. White, ’62, and Professors Litman, Eisenberg, Radin, and Crawford.

An alumnus poses a question to panelists.

Panel discussion of Civil Justice Reconsidered. From left: Justice Zdenek Kuhn, LL.M. '02, S.J.D. '06, Czech Republic; Yoichiro Yamakawa, MCL '69, Japan; Professor Ellsworth, moderator, and Professor Croley. (Not pictured Wang Liming, China)

Panelist Terry K. Adams, '72, Senior Research Associate, Michigan Law and the Institute for Social Research, discusses The Changing Careers and Satisfaction of Michigan Law School Graduates.

Panelist David L. Chambers, Wade McCree Jr. Collegiate Professor of Law Emeritus, discusses The Changing Careers and Satisfaction of Michigan Law School Graduates.

From left, Nancy, Eric, and Arn Tellem, ‘’79, with Dean Caminker.

For their StoryCorps conversation, Brad Livingston, ’79, and his daughter, Amy, a 1L, talked about the changes in the Law School between his school days and hers.

A string quartet offers a musical greeting to guests at Friday evening's Gala Reception and Dinner at the Michigan League.

The Honorable Harry T. Edwards, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, '65, one of the featured speakers at Friday's Gala Reception.

Mayo Moran, the Dean and James M. Tory Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, LL.M. '92, speaks at Friday's Gala.

Ronald L. Olson, partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles and Olson, '66, speaking at Friday's Gala.

The Michigan League was packed with alumni Friday evening. Here guests enjoy being serenaded by the Men's Glee Club (also celebrating their 150th anniversary).

Tailgate and Live Feed Telecast of the Michigan v. Notre Dame game, in the Quad.

Chief Justice Roberts at the Tailgate, with (left) David Leitch, general counsel of Ford Motor Company.

One of many Michigan Moments enjoyed during the tailgate.

Saturday's game was exciting to the very end.

After a satisfying end to the game, alumni attend the Worldwide Reunion and Dinner at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Dean Evan Caminker; Judge Bruno Simma, and Eric Stein, '42, at Saturday's Worldwide Reunion. Both Simma and Stein were honored with Law School collegiate professorships in their names.

Judge Bruno Simma, International Court of Justice, Overseas Affiliated Faculty, entertainingly reflects on his career and his relationship with the Law School.

Eric Stein, Hessel E. Yntema Professor of Law Emeritus, '42, offers a toast to the Law School, ending in "May it live long and grow and flourish, or, as the Romans say, 'vivat, crescat, et floreat.' "

Bob Weinbaum joins classmate John Boyles and his wife, Janet, at Saturday's Class of 1959 reunion dinner.

John "Jack" Bauckham and Hilliard Fjord pose for a photo at the 1949 reunion.

Former Dean Ted St. Antoine, ’54, and Bridget McCormack—associate dean for clinical affairs, clinical professor, and codirector of the Innocence Clinic—speak to the class of 1954.

Half time at The Big House during the Michigan v. Notre Dame game.

Chief Justice Roberts and Dean Caminker join thousands of spectators at Michigan Stadium.


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