Amicus Archive

June 2014: Senior Day Messages Encourage Grads to Embrace Change, Be Authentic, Lindsey Stetson, '05, Named Michigan Law's Director of Financial Aid, Michigan Law Surpasses 100 Clerkships for Second Year, Calling Aspiring Law Profs, More ...

March 2014: Prof. Judith Levy Confirmed as Federal Judge in Detroit, Environmental Law Pioneer and Former MLaw Professor Joseph Sax Dies at 78, African American Alumni Reconnect, Reflect at Reunion, More ...

Feb 2014: Prof. Catharine A. MacKinnon Wins Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award, Michigan Innocence Clinic's Victor Caminata Exonerated from Arson Conviction, First European Law Moot Court Team Prepares for Regional Competition, More ...

Dec 2013: Calling All Victors, Orr, '83, Discusses Detroit Bankruptcy at Michigan Law School Event, EIW Moves to Lawyers Club in 2014, Michigan Law's Assistant Dean for Financial Aid Retires, More ...

Sept 2013: 21st-Century Residence Opens Within Gothic Walls of Lawyers Club, Emeritus Professor Tom Green Gives $75,000 to Legal History, LLM Graduate Appointed Judge of European Court of Justice, Michigan Law to Honor Three Distinguished Alumni, Alumni-Student Mentoring Program Takes Shape at Michigan Law, More ...

June 2013: One Year Later, Exoneree Still Adjusting, Messages of Inclusion, Passion, and Determination Infuse Senior Day Ceremony, Research Scholars Study Case-Law-in-the-Making as EU Battles Financial Crisis, MLaw's Career Planning chief to lead Student and Academic Services at Ford School of Public Policy, Bingham honors Carl Valenstein, '83, for work with ITC, Habitat for Humanity, More ...

Feb 2013: Katz brief in Supreme Court case supports upholding Voting Rights Act, Keynoter: Heavy U.S. reliance on solitary confinement an error that's 'especially profound', Shuping Qi's Journey From the Lab to the Law School, Prof Pens Sustainability Blueprint for President's Second Term, More ...

Jan 2013: Mark West Named 17th Dean of University of Michigan Law School, ZEAL's mini-MBA program a hit with MLaw students, Alum helps pick this year's only new members of Baseball Hall of Fame, White: out, More ...

Nov 2012: Longtime MLaw International Affairs dean to retire; leaves legacy of top-notch global opportunities, Calling all global law aficionados!, MLaw prof. appointed to Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, Michigan Access Program: Revamped and Revived, Prof. Schlanger's paper tackles prison overcrowding, More ...

Sept 2012: Justice Kagan Highlights South Hall Dedication Weekend, Bickner, Kearse, and White Named Distinguished Alumni for 2012, Early Modern England, Scatological Humor, and the Democratizing Force of the Internet, Law School, University mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, First Director Hired for Zell Entrepreneurship and Law Program, More ...

June 2012: Clinic Earns Murder Exoneration After 27 Years, MLaw-authored report on "fracking" suggests new rules for Great Lakes region, For the Kids, Bill ending discrimination against LGBT workers "much needed," Bagenstos tells Senate, Gold Standard, More ...

May 2012: AG's Senior Day speech focuses on service, No Slack: Barr book tackles troubles of the unbanked, New paper, math theorem erode confidence in shaken baby syndrome, Students reward Prof. Bagley with L. Hart Wright teaching award, New Report Shows Great Lakes Pipeline Vulnerabilities, More ...

April 2012: Panel of Health Law Experts Debates Affordable Care Act, Environmental Law at the Crossroads, Bert Sugar, legendary boxing writer and MLaw alum, dies at 75, His term set to end in 2013, plaudits roll in for Dean Caminker, More ...

Feb 2012: New book, new honor for MLaw's Rebecca Scott, Go Blue – Two-by-Two, Going for the Gold, MLaw gets visit from U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan, More ...

Jan 2012: MLaw Collegiality Has a New Home, New MLaw Entrepreneurship Clinic in High Demand, Hundreds Pack Commons for MLK Day Program, One Michigan Supreme Court Case, 5 MLaw Alumni, Retirement and Restatement coincide: Waggoner retires as final volume of Restatement hits street, Fertile Ground: Fall Semester at Michigan Law, More ...

Nov 2011: A Culture of Caring, Marie Claire names Bridgette Carr, '02, "Top Lawyer" for work fighting human trafficking, Having it to lose: Bill Miller's Losing It finds sweet spot, Martha Bergmark, '73, is honored at White House's Champions of Change program, , Study casts doubt on sex-offender notification laws, One of U-M's Highest Honors Awarded to Prof. Rebecca Scott , More ...

Sept 2011: Grand Opening of Robert B. Aikens Commons and Kirkland & Ellis Café Draws Hundreds, Michigan Law Launches Groundbreaking Entrepreneurial Law Program, A Different Kind of Cook Book, Memorial Celebration Planned for Professor Eric Stein, "Europe's Prophet," who died at 98,Law School announces first Distinguished Alumni Awards, Labor of Love, More ...

June 2011: MLaw Prof Helps Fit Together Pieces of Refugee Puzzle: Asylum Law expert Jim Hathaway gets pleasant surprise in Nepal, Keeping Families Together in The D, Designed for Success: New Office of Career Planning to help students chart their courses, Admirers Crowd Brian Simpson's Oxford Memorial Service: Fond remembrances of MLaw emeritus and giant of the common law, Washington Hosts Fiske Fellows Reunion, First things first, More ...

May 2011: A Matter of Trust: Grad helps State Dept. connect Afghan people to their government, Senior Day Draws Hundreds to Hill Auditorium, Google's "It Gets Better" Ad Features MLaw Students, MLaw Launching Improved Loan Repayment Program: Available this fall, plan will dovetail with federal guidelines, More ...

March 2011: $20 million gift jumpstarts renovation at M Law's Lawyers Club: Berkshire Hathaway vice-chair Charlie Munger will enhance law students' housing, Eric Stein Tapped for Leading International Law Prize: ASIL awards Manley O. Hudson medal for lifetime achievement, Making Sense of Ranking Season: Now No. 7, MLaw is top-ranked public school; other rankings also strong, Annual Student Funded Fellowships Auction set for March 31: Celebrity Tae Kwon Do, chili, and bowling among items up for bid, Wish You Were Here…: Share Your Law Quad Postcards With Us, More ...

Feb 2011: U-M Students Choose Law Prof for Singular Award: Herzog is first law prof to earn student-organized Golden Apple, "A glass of gin and a towel over your face": Students mourn legendary prof A.W. Brian Simpson in ways he might have appreciated: raucously, with gin, Alumni Partners at Kirkland & Ellis Come Through for Current Students: New café in Aikens Commons will bear firm's name, Progress and Pitfalls: Trade and investment relations with China at heart of MLaw, Wayne Law conference, More ...

Dec 2010: Barr Associations: After a grueling stint in a high-profile role as Assistant Treasury Secretary for Financial Institutions, Prof. Michael Barr is coming home to Michigan Law, In Memoriam: Dores McCree, beloved Law School administrator, dies at age 90, Save the Last Class For Me: Faculty gather to give trust and estate guru Lawrence Waggoner a warm retirement send-off, MLaw Prof and ’93 LL.M. grad Appointed to Germany’s Highest Court: Susanne Baer to continue relationship with Law School during her 12-year term, Skadden Fellowships go to two Michigan Law 3Ls, More ...

Nov 2010: Slate of the Union: Popular Political Gabfest podcast comes to Michigan Law, Michigan Law, India’s Jindal Global Law School Sign Memorandum of Understanding for International Collaboration: Schools establish Joint Centre for Global Corporate and Financial Law & Policy, Bishop Lecture features State Department’s Top Lawyer, Harold Koh, Around the World (… Wide Web), More ...

Sept 2010: A Hunger for Munger: Law School benefactor dispenses candid wisdom during "A Conversation With Charlie Munger", Here Comes the Sun, Alumni Profile: Roopal R. Shah, ’95, More ...

June 2010: Ypsilanti Mock Trial Squad Goes Big-Time With Help from Michigan Law, A Posthumous Win for Baseball Icon Branch Rickey
Commemorative Video Receives Emmy Award, Media Look to Law School Faculty to Explain BP's Liability, Genser, '01, Wins 100k Prize for Humanitarian Efforts, More ...

May 2010: Senior Day Speaker, 1981 grad Valerie Jarrett Has Advice for Next Generation of Leaders, Victors Valiant emerge from Campbell Moot Court Competition, Emeritus prof's first novel, a haunting look at aging, wins publisher's award More ...

March 2010: Senior Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett, ’81, to Deliver Michigan Law Commencement Address, Spring Cleaning: Law School’s slightly fusty homepage gets facelift, Going once! Going twice!: Student Funded Fellowship auction helps public interest work, Pogue Panel: Changing times call for adaptability and hard work, leaders say, More ...

February 2010: "Uteful" Discretion, The State of the Dream: 50 years after the civil rights movement peaked, deputy mayor and ’72 grad Saul Green views African American progress through the lens of Detroit, Prof. John Reed Honored with Barristers Gift, More ...

December 2009: Senior Sendoff: Humor, high purpose mark December graduation ceremony, They’re Jurists, and His Peers Law profs moot Rich Friedman for his return trip to Supreme Court, Ludwig van Lunchbreak: New "Bach’s Lunch" music series features concerts by students and faculty, Weight of the World: Heroic figures bear burden of Quad architecture; now they cheer on new construction, too More ...

November 2009: $10 Million Aikens Gift Boosts Building Project, Simply Super: New rankings put Michigan Law in second spot, Retired military brass push for Guantánamo closure, Law alum continues musical tradition of holiday cheer, More ...

September 2009: Big Year, Big House, Big Ideas, U-M Innocence Clinic triumphs in its first two major cases, Legends of the Fall: 1Ls descend on Michigan Law, More ...

June 2009: In Clinical Detail, Hiring season over, world-class faculty grows by 10, Face the Koufax: Law prof, baseball fan Rich Friedman reflects on meeting famed pitcher, his boyhood hero, Calling Aspiring Law Profs, A Few Opportunities for Mid Summer Night's Drinks: Reconnect with M Law alums and faculty in summer gatherings around the country, More ...

May 2009: Roots and Branch Dodgers legend, M Law grad Branch Rickey -- and a new professorship created in his name -- honored at Mets' new stadium, Purple Haze, Moot Court champs exultant — and exhausted Team of 2Ls takes top honors, More ...

April 2009: Gone to the dogs:2008 grad Chad Lindner mushes his way to Iditarod Rookie of the Year honors, Bids and blood: Ann Arbor’s SFF and NYC’s AFF auctions bring in cash for public-interest interns, Rainmaking 101: Tips for bringing in a flash flood of new clients, More ...

March 2009: Drawn to the law, A Category 5 Recovery Effort: Students still coming to the aid of the Big Easy, Lives lifted by little loans: New International Transactions Clinic helps break cycle of poverty in Central Asia, John Nannes, Susan Liss receive Judge Learned Hand Award More ...

February 2009: Chief Justice to headline gala Sesquicentennial weekend, SIAS Summer Institute coming to Michigan Law , Alumni Funded Fellowships group holds fundraiser in NYC, Parson and Ratner hold new Sax and Simma professorships, More ...

January 2009: The Great Indoors, Remembering, Reflecting, Restoring, Campaign numbers in; building push continues, Cambodia Program Alumnae Raise Funds for Internship, More ...

December 2008: The life of Brian, Jentes $1.5 million gift boosts building fund, Michigan Law’s ECJ stagiaires converge on Luxembourg, More ...

November 2008: Regents approve design for Michigan Law building project, Born to the Purple, Dedicated to the law, Steering a steady campaign course, More ...

October 2008: Renewable energy is focus of Michigan’s future, governor says, Richard Pogue earns Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Career Services ready to help -- No matter when you graduated, No losers in this election, More ...

September 2008: Supreme Court Justice teaches and tours at Michigan Law, Public Service with a smile, One in a billion -- the truth about Michigan Law 1Ls, Building up to it, More ...