Senior Day 2011

A graduate receives some last-minute prepping from a classmate before the ceremony.

Senior Day 2011

A proud member of the Class of 2011, modeling the new graduation cap.

Senior Day 2011

Burton Tower looms in the background as graduates await the celebration in Hill Auditorium.

Senior Day 2011

Dean Evan Caminker kicks off the ceremonies with brief opening remarks.

Senior Day 2011

LL.M. candidate Cormac Kerins was chosen by his classmates as their speaker. "I feel unstoppable," he said. "And so should each of you."

Senior Day 2011

J.D.s, LL.M.s, and S.J.D.s were among the graduates.

Senior Day 2011

Faculty and honored guests, in full academic regalia, share a laugh on the stage.

Senior Day 2011

1984 Michigan Law grad and U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio delivers the Senior Day address.

Senior Day 2011

Matthew Budow, selected by his J.D. classmates to speak, advises the audience to "mock the ridiculous."

Senior Day 2011

Michigan Law's a cappella singing group the Headnotes gives a rousing performance.

Senior Day 2011

Two graduates receive their hoods from Assistant Dean Sarah Zearfoss, '92, and Professor Beth Wilensky.

Senior Day 2011

Graduates cheer on their classmates.

Senior Day 2011

A young attendee (and future lawyer, perhaps?) gets a high five from Dean Caminker.

Senior Day 2011

Dean Caminker congratulates a graduate.

Senior Day 2011

This trio is all smiles as they strike a pose in front of Hill Auditorium.

Senior Day 2011

A graduate makes her way toward the festivities in the Law Quadrangle following the ceremony.

Senior Day 2011

A sea of happy graduates in the Law Quad, where a reception was held in their honor.

Senior Day 2011

Say "cheese!"

GOODBYE LAW SCHOOL, HELLO WORLD  The Michigan Law family gathered at Hill Auditorium May 7 for Senior Day, the annual springtime celebration of the Law School's graduating class. Some 400 J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. candidates took part in the ceremonies, which included an address by featured speaker U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, a 1984 Michigan Law grad. Highlights from the happy day are featured here.
Photos by Leisa Thompson Photography.

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