Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Classmates share a laugh in the midst of pomp and circumstance.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

The festive greenery in the background distinguishes this more intimate event from the spring Senior Day ceremony.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Dean Evan Caminker stands at the podium, while the event's other speakers prepare for their turns.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Dean Caminker gives the welcome address.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Elizabeth Och, president of the Law School Student Senate, greets the audience.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Class of 2011 member Jason Zachary Pesick delivers remarks on the law school experience...

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

...and gets a laugh from the audience.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

The ceremony's featured speaker was Michigan Law professor Steven Croley, who currently serves in the Office of White House Counsel, as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Counsel to the President.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

The crowd is attentive as Prof. Croley delivers his remarks.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Law School a cappella group The Headnotes perform a medley for the graduating class.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Prof. Sherman Clark hoods graduate Charlotta Chung (Prof. Philip Frost is at left, and Admissions Dean Sarah Zearfoss stands at right).

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Dean Zearfoss happily congratulates a graduate.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Graduates filled the main floor of the historic Michigan Theater.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Celebrating in front of the theater's marquee.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Jumping for joy in the Law Quad.

Senior Day, December 22, 2011

Be-robed graduates in front of the Law Quad's remarkable architecture makes for a great photo opp.

STARTING THE NEW YEAR WITH A NEW DEGREE  The Michigan Law community gathered at the Michigan Theater on December 22, 2011, for Senior Day, celebrating the Law School's winter graduating class. Here are some photo highlights of the event.

You can also view a video of the graduation ceremony.

Photos by Leisa Thompson Photography.

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