Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

South Hall, the Law School's new academic building, officially opened to the public in January. An open house marked the occasion.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Prominent speakers from Detroit participated in a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day forum on economic justice in the Motor City.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

2Ls had little trouble expressing their enthusiasm for being halfway done with Law School during January's Midway Madness celebration.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

A clearly pumped Brian Chang, 3L, celebrated his victory as Mr. Wolverine 2012 in February. Surely being named the winner of the all-male pageant was a crowning achievement for Chang.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

A February panel addressing the impact of blogging on the legal profession featured Above the Law's David Lat.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

The Sports Law Society's February symposium, "Going for the Gold," featured 2010 Olympic ice dancing silver medalist and U-M student Meryl Davis (L), who happily posed for photos.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

The sweet sounds of the Headnotes could be heard throughout the Law School on Valentine's Day as they delivered Valograms to unsuspecting recipients.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Susan Page, U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan, spoke at the International Law Workshop in February.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

A faculty-student reception was among many events held during Women's Week in March. The weeklong series explored issues facing women in the legal profession.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

High energy and high excitement complemented the bidding at the SFF Auction in March.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Sherman Clark, the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, taught a mock torts class for admitted students during March's Preview Weekend.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Environmental leaders visited Michigan in March for the 25th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Law Societies, co-sponsored by the Environmental Law & Policy Program and the Environmental Law Society.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

"Indigenous People's Rights and the Law" was the theme of Indian Law Day on March 30, sponsored by the Native American Law Students Association.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Faculty and students sparred in the first-ever Student Funded Fellowships Knowledge Bowl, held March 29 at Rick's American Café. The faculty, after correctly answering a sudden-death question, were declared the victors.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

2Ls Daniel Lewin and Kathryn Gilbert faced off in the final round of the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition on April 2. Lewin won the competition.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Wolfgang Schomburg, former judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, spoke at an International Law Workshop in April.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Distinguished alumni shared tips on navigating law-firm life during the Pogue Law Firm Leaders Panel on April 4.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Laurel Dumont, JD/MSW '05, offered anecdotes and career advice during the Public Service Sendoff in April, which honored those working in government or public interest during the summer and post-graduation.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

Students celebrated the last day of classes (April 18) with friendly games of "bouncy jousting" during the Law School Student Senate Picnic.

Winter Semester 2012 at Michigan Law

With stunning Law Quad architecture in the background, happy graduates tossed their caps in the air following the Senior Day ceremony on May 6.

LOOKING BACK: WINTER SEMESTER 2012  Michigan Law certainly isn't lacking in activities or excitement, as evidenced by these photos taken during the past several months. Here, we fondly recall the scholarly and not-so-scholarly highlights from the past term.

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