MLaw Class of 2018 Commits to Integrity

MLaw Class of 2018 Commits to Integrity

Integrity and decency are the fundamental building blocks on which one should construct a successful and rewarding legal career, the Hon. Judith E. Levy, '96, told incoming students at Michigan Law.
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Dean Mark West Welcomes Class of 2018 to Michigan Law

Dean Mark West Welcomes Class of 2018 to Michigan Law

"This isn't just any law school, this is Michigan. This place, these people, will change you," Michigan Law Dean Mark West told the Class of 2018 during his welcome address August 26.
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New MLaw Students Build Community Through Michigan Access Program

New MLaw Students Build Community Through Michigan Access Program

MAP is an innovative social justice leadership program at Michigan Law in which a group of 24 students who are entering their 1L year explore issues of social justice, identity, and diversity during a four-day program.
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<em>Michigan Law Review</em> Essay Challenges Supreme Court on Defendants' Rights Cases

Michigan Law Review Essay Challenges Supreme Court on Defendants' Rights Cases

An essay in the Michigan Law Review, in which a federal appeals court judge challenges the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings regarding reviews of prisoners’ convictions and sentences, is garnering national media attention.
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Emily Suran, '15, Pens Winning Paper in NAWL Writing Competition

Emily Suran, '15, Pens Winning Paper in NAWL Writing Competition

Emily Suran, a 2015 Michigan Law graduate, has won this year's Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL). Her paper, "The Practice of Name Suppression: How the News Media Promotes the Stigmatization of Rape Victims and Perpetuates a Culture of Silence," will be published in an upcoming issue of the Women Lawyers Journal.
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Wabeke, '07: Fighting for the Housing Rights of Homeless People in Baltimore

Wabeke, '07: Fighting for the Housing Rights of Homeless People in Baltimore

​Karen Wabeke's parents were public school teachers who instilled in her a desire to help the less fortunate. So after nearly two years of working as an associate at a law firm in Toledo, Ohio, Wabeke found she was ready to make a more direct impact on people’s lives—as a housing attorney for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
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Michigan Law Grads Top 2015 List of Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40

Michigan Law Grads Top 2015 List of Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40

For the second consecutive year, University of Michigan Law School alumni have been named the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association. And for the second year, Michigan Law—with five graduates—is the most-represented law school on the list.
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Shermin Nahid Kruse, '02: Stitching Together Life's Poetry

Shermin Nahid Kruse, '02: Stitching Together Life's Poetry

If Shermin Nahid Kruse‘s life were a poem, it would contain everything that makes the art form so compelling in her native Iran: Struggle. Passion. Heroes and villains. Love and triumph.​
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Michigan Law Experts Weigh in on Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

Michigan Law Experts Weigh in on Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

University of Michigan Law School professors turn to national media and social platforms to discuss outcomes in King v. Burwell, Obergefell v. Hodges, and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project Inc..​
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3Ls Assist on Amicus Brief in Federal Court Case

3Ls Assist on Amicus Brief in Federal Court Case

Rebecca Eisenbrey, '15, was doing research for Professor Kate Andrias earlier this year when the National Employment Law Project (NELP) approached Andrias to help on an amicus brief. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia had struck down the U.S. Department of Labor's Home Care Rule, which extends minimum wage and overtime protections to home care workers—a very low wage and growing sector of the workforce.
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David Cho, JD/MBA '06: Living Out His Hoop Dreams at Adidas

David Cho, JD/MBA '06: Living Out His Hoop Dreams at Adidas

For as long as he can remember, David Cho, JD/MBA ’06, has been a basketball fanatic. But it isn’t just hitting the court or watching his favorite NBA team in action that inspires his passion for the game; it’s also the gear worn by players.​
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Michigan Law Student Scores 1L Summer Internship with Brooklyn Nets

Michigan Law Student Scores 1L Summer Internship with Brooklyn Nets

When Carly Weiss says she's "going to court," she's not referring to the judge and gavel variety. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A rising 2L, Weiss is spending her 1L summer in New York as an intern with the general counsel's office of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center.​
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​Slideshow: 2015 Public Service Banquet.


​Slideshow: 2015 Juan Luis Tienda Scholarship Banquet.


Slideshow: 2015 APALSA Origins Banquet.


​Video: Being Black at Michigan: A Community of Strength, Support, and Understanding.


Championed by Bob Woodruff, '87, Michigan Law Veterans Clinic will serve those who serve us. More...

​Slideshow: Mr. Wolverine 2015.


​Slideshow: 2014 Culture Show, an evening of song and dance.


​1L Clinic representes unemployed workers. More...


Michigan Supreme Court Judge bids MLaw Class of 2017 to pursue integrity in academic and legal careers. More...

If the Phid House could talk. More...

100 Things: What makes Michigan Law so special? There are at least 100 reasons. We've taken the liberty of highlighting them for you, so sit back and enjoy. More...

Collegiality finds a home at Aikens Commons: video.


Prof. Michael Bloom and the Transactional Lab & Clinic opens doors into corporate world. More...

Julian Davis Mortenson named 2015 recipient of L. Hart Wright Award for Teaching Excellence. More...

Scholars and judges convene at Michigan Law to develop influential refugee law guidelines. More...

Prof. Len Niehoff leads First Amendment scholars in brief in case of American Sniper Chris Kyle and Jesse Ventura. More...

MLaw professors Paul Brand and John G. H. Hudson join Queen Elizabeth II at Magna Carta reception. More...

Checking boxes: Prof. Martha Jones discusses life at the intersection of law and mixed-race identity for MLK Day. More...

Mercury Fund and Detroit Innovate​ offer students venture capital fundamentals in new ZEAL lab. More...

International Transactions Clinic faculty help Jibu test waters of franchise in Africa. More...


Professor Daniel Halberstam's provocative article about EU and human rights makes aaves in Europe. More...

​Video: A conversation with five former clerks of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


​1L Clinic representes unemployed workers. More...


MLaw working with Brazil University to create human trafficking clinic. More...

​Senior Day: MLaw Class of 2015 faces opportunity and responsibility. More...


Environmental Defense Fund's Fred Krupp, '78,​ outlines policy to combat climate change in ELPP keynote. More...

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Mary Beth Kelly talks effective advocacy, juvenile justice with students. More...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg highlights key moments in legal history during 2015 U-M Tanner Lecture. More...

Career advice from Julie Abbate of the Special Litigation Section of the DOJ Civil Rights Division. More...

Alexa Lam, former deputy CEO of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, visits U-M as distinguished scholar. More...

Prof. Steve Croley offers insight into role as Energy Department General Counsel. More...

​Legal historian Hendrik Hartog presents Inaugural Brian Simpson Lecture on Gibbons v. Ogden. More...


Vice Admiral James Houck, '85, discusses veterans, military issues at Michigan Law. More...

Income inequality in America focus of talk by Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden. More...

New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Adam Liptak talks interpretation, relevance of U.S. Constitution. More...

Former Dean Evan Caminker has a conversation with Associate Justice Elena Kagan.

​Emma Cheuse, '06, offers words of wisdom to Michigan Law public service students. More...


David Cho, JD/MBA '06: Living out his hoop dreams at adidas. More...

Combining public service and private practice makes better lawyers, Robert Fiske, '55, tells MLaw students. More...

Karen Wabeke, '07: Fighting for the housing rights of homeless people in Baltimore. More...

Environmental Defense Fund's Fred Krupp, '78,​ outlines policy to combat climate change in ELPP keynote. More...

WebMD CEO Schlanger, '84: Trustworthiness of online health information is vital to company's success. More...​

Nneoma Nwogu, '07: Promoting transparency in African mining laws. More...

Shermin Nahid Kruse, '02: Stitching together life's poetry. More...

Paul Southwick, '09, and Cliff Davidson, '06: A fight for the rights of a transgender student. More...

Kevin Conroy, '91: Promoting early detection with at-home cancer test. More...

Article and video: Kevyn Orr, '83, discusses Detroit bankruptcy at Michigan Law School event. More...

1998 MLaw grad Chris Mansour discusses her work with the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI). More...​

Michigan Law 3L embarks on 1,350-mile tandem ride for criminal justice reform. More...

South Africa Externship provides hands-on legal experience for students. More...

Regional LawMeets victory propels MLaw transactions team to nationals. More...

Finalists prepare for 90th annual Campbell Moot Court Competition. More...

3L Samantha Kirby secures victory for her client in Federal Appellate Litigation Clinic. More...

MLaw team wins premier moot court competition on sexual orientation, gender identity law. More...

2015 SFF Auction brings in more than $45,000 to fund grants for public-interest students. More...

Ann Arbor to Addis Ababa: MLaw students build partnerships abroad to combat human trafficking. More...

Mini-seminar on work-life balance featuring: One new puppy, two professors, three children, and 10 stduents. More...

Five Michigan Law students named Dow Sustainability Fellows. More...

The woolly mammoth in the room: 1L Insung Hwang's cloning research leads to law school. More...

Partnerships with local firms abroad expand summer internship opportunities at MLaw. More...

​Slideshow: 2015 Public Service Banquet.


​Slideshow: 2015 Juan Luis Tienda Scholarship Banquet.


Slideshow: 2015 APALSA Origins Banquet.


Slideshow: Law Library hosts miniature golf.

​Video: Being Black at Michigan: A Community of Strength, Support, and Understanding.


​Slideshow: Mr. Wolverine 2015.


​Slideshow: 2014 Culture Show, an evening of song and dance.


Video: Students in Prof. Len Niehoff's Evidence class prove the murder (make that "manslaughter") ballad is alive and well.

Video: When SFF celebrates its 30th birthday, foxes sing and professors wear funny hats.

Video: After experiencing Prof. J.J. "ShamWow" Prescott's take on the Law School's annual SFF (Student Funded Fellowships) Auction, you won't go back to ordinary auctions.

Video: It's no laughing matter when the students take on the faculty in a basketball game—and win.

Collegiality finds a home at Aikens Commons: video.

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