Senior Day, May 6, 2012

A Class of 2012 member captures an exchange between a classmate and Assistant Dean Virginia Gordan.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Assistant Dean David Baum, '89: The epitome of pomp and circumstance.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Lining up for the processional, with Burton Memorial Tower looming in the background.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

An appreciative Class of 2012.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Dean Evan Caminker welcomes attendees.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Elected speaker ZoŽ Adele Justice, LLM Class of 2012, delivers remarks...

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

...and gets approval from the audience.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Elected speaker Stephen Gilson, JD Class of 2012, addresses his classmates.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., the Senior Day speaker, tells students they are "stewards of our justice system."

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

The a cappella group The Headnotes performs the alma mater.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Graduating is a family affair.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Assistant Dean Christine Gregory, '96, congratulates a graduate as Assistant Dean David Baum, '89, looks on.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Assistant Dean Sarah Zearfoss, '92, hoods a graduate.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Proud graduate (and Mr. Wolverine) Brian Chang.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

What could be sweeter than graduating? A kiss from daddy's little girl.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Graduates pause for a photo opp amidst the festivities on the Law Quad.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

Graduates—looking dapper in their caps and gowns (and bow tie and sunglasses)—revel in their happy day.

Senior Day, May 6, 2012

With stunning Law Quad architecture behind them, ecstatic graduates toss their caps in the air.

OH, HAPPY DAY!  The Class of 2012, comprising more than 340 JD, LLM, and SJD candidates, celebrated its graduation May 6. Hill Auditorium hosted the Senior Day celebration, which featured U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. as the speaker.

You can also view a video of the graduation ceremony and read a recap of the event.

Photos by Leisa Thompson Photography.

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