Doctor's Orders: Call Your Lawyer

Doctor's Orders: Call Your Lawyer

Medical-legal partnerships, such as the Pediatric Advocacy Clinic at Michigan Law, address the social conditions that affect the health and well-being of people and communities. Says Clinic Director Debra Chopp: "The idea is that the legal clinic becomes part of the medical team. We’re all working together to improve the health of the child."
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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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Students Learn How Lawyers Can Serve Social Enterprises

Students Learn How Lawyers Can Serve Social Enterprises

Students from Michigan Law took a trip to a Detroit barber shop with a mission and other social enterprise as part of a mini-seminar, Social Enterprise, Urban Entrepreneurship and Legal Approaches for Social Transformation.
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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 3L Embarks on 1,350-Mile Tandem Ride for Criminal Justice Reform

Michigan Law 3L Embarks on 1,350-Mile Tandem Ride for Criminal Justice Reform

There's biking to work, and there's riding 1,350 miles on a tandem to support criminal justice reform. Jessica Gingold will begin her summer doing the latter.
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Emma Cheuse, '06, Offers Words of Wisdom to MLaw Public Service Students

Emma Cheuse, '06, Offers Words of Wisdom to MLaw Public Service Students

Emma Cheuse, '06, came to Michigan Law because of its strong reputation for public service. Her advice to students and graduates who have yet to discover the right career path within the public service realm? Explore different public service paths until you find the right fit.
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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...

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...

Prof. Carl Schneider: The failure of mandated disclosure. 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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