The Memory of Detroit—And Beyond

The Memory of Detroit—And Beyond

Alumnus Clarence M. Burton traveled the globe to acquire historical documents. His collection—including some 500,000 books and 250,000 images—spans 400 years of North American history and is regarded as one of the best in the nation.​
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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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Theodore J. St. Antoine Collegiate Professorship Established with Support from Seyfarth Shaw

Theodore J. St. Antoine Collegiate Professorship Established with Support from Seyfarth Shaw

In honor of one of the Law School’s most legendary professors, the U-M Board of Regents has approved the creation of the Theodore J. St. Antoine Collegiate Professorship at Michigan Law. Professor Richard Primus was named the inaugural chairholder.​
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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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Reefer Madness: Mini-Seminar Brings Marijuana Law into the Classroom

Reefer Madness: Mini-Seminar Brings Marijuana Law into the Classroom

When a mini-seminar on marijuana law is offered at the Law School, you can bet that a showing of the campy cautionary tale Reefer Madness will be used as a learning tool. What you might not expect is a syllabus that includes both marijuana court cases and a ranking of the top 25 pot songs of all time.
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Again for Prof. John Pottow on Issue of Bankruptcy Court Authority

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Again for Prof. John Pottow on Issue of Bankruptcy Court Authority

The Supreme Court of the United States' 6-3 decision in Wellness International Network, Limited v. Sharif was somewhat déjà vu for Professor John Pottow.​
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Nwogu, '07: Promoting Transparency in African Mining Laws

Nwogu, '07: Promoting Transparency in African Mining Laws

Strictly speaking, calling the thing that Nneoma Nwogu, ’07, created a database is kind of like calling Magna Carta a Dear John letter; technically, it’s accurate, but it understates the true significance.​
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MLaw Grads Net 100 Percent Pass Rate for February Bar in Michigan, New York, and Illinois

MLaw Grads Net 100 Percent Pass Rate for February Bar in Michigan, New York, and Illinois

Among those who sat for the February bar, Michigan Law graduates posted a 100 percent passage rate in Michigan, New York, and Illinois--three of the most popular markets among Law School graduates in 2014. 
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MLaw Class of 2015 Faces Opportunity, Responsibility

MLaw Class of 2015 Faces Opportunity, Responsibility

A degree from the University of Michigan Law School presents boundless opportunities—to follow one's passion, to challenge the status quo, and to improve society. During the Senior Day ceremony on May 9, speakers encouraged the graduating class of 356 juris doctor candidates and 46 graduate degree candidates to do all three.
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Julian Davis Mortenson Named 2015 Recipient of L. Hart Wright Award for Teaching Excellence

Julian Davis Mortenson Named 2015 Recipient of L. Hart Wright Award for Teaching Excellence

Katherine Warren, '15, fondly recalls her Introduction to Con Law class with Professor Julian Davis Mortenson. As a then-1L who was still getting acclimated to law school, Warren was impressed by Mortenson's approachability, nurturing teaching style, and willingness to help students understand the material.
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At the Intersection of Health and Law: Policy, Practice, and Entrepreneurship

At the Intersection of Health and Law: Policy, Practice, and Entrepreneurship

Read stories in the new Law Quadrangle about the intersection of health and law, profiles of alumni, innovative work by faculty and students, and more. And please take our reader survey! ​
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MLaw Team Wins Premier Moot Court Competition on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Law

MLaw Team Wins Premier Moot Court Competition on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Law

The Michigan Law team of 3Ls Daniel Halainen and Wyatt Fore has won this year's UCLA School of Law Williams Institute Moot Court competition, the only national competition dedicated exclusively to the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity law.​
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Championed by Bob Woodruff, '87, Michigan Law Veterans Clinic Will Serve Those Who Serve Us

Championed by Bob Woodruff, '87, Michigan Law Veterans Clinic Will Serve Those Who Serve Us

They've risked their lives, often incurred long separations from loved ones, and sometimes suffered injury to serve their country. And when they return home, military veterans often face legal barriers to basic needs. A new clinic at Michigan Law will be committed to reversing that troubling pattern.
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Michigan Law Announces Guaranteed Summer Funding for All First-Year Students

Michigan Law Announces Guaranteed Summer Funding for All First-Year Students

Beginning in 2016, all first-year students at the University of Michigan Law School can land a great summer internship with less worry about paying the bills. And in true Michigan Law fashion, it’s because the community is taking care of its own.​
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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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