The World Service of the BBC discusses tainted drinking water with Prof. David Uhlmann after the New York Times quotes him in a front-page story about U.S. municipal water systems that violate the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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Proud Michigan Law graduates pick up their J.D. and S.J.D. degrees Friday during December's Senior Day cermonies at the Michigan Theater. Afterwards the new graduates and their friends and families strolled back down State Street for a reception in the Lawyers Club Lounge. Watch a video ...
By Katie Vloet, Law Quad Editor
The highest court in the land makes an appearance at the U-M Law School, and playing the part of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., second from the right, is none other than Professor Eve Brensike Primus.
Professor Richard Friedman’s colleagues mooted him recently to prepare him for arguments in an upcoming Supreme Court case. Professors Christina B. Whitman, David Moran, Samuel R. Gross, Brensike Primus, and Douglas Laycock, as well as Joan Larsen, counsel to the associate dean for student and graduate activities, acted as members of the High Court. More ...
By John Masson, Amicus editor
Michigan Law’s new Bach’s Lunch music series may be named after a guy called Johann Sebastian, but it was a guy called Ludwig who drew scores for a recent lunch-hour concert featuring a string quartet made up of three law students and a professor.
The Lawyers Club performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 7 in F Major featured students Ben Bodnar and Nathan Simington on violin, Richard Kim on viola, and Professor Ted Parson on cello. More ...
By John Masson, Amicus editor
He bears a striking resemblance to Harry Burns Hutchins, this cramped, carved little man who’s visible in one of the archways leading into the Law Quad.
And it’s no coincidence. Hutchins and several other Law School and U-M luminaries were immortalized in stone in various key locations when the Quad was built. Passersby who look up while passing through the Quad's stone archways, for example, are sure to spot the tiny granite men who seem to be bearing the weight of the buildings (as well as the occasional tennis racket or football). More ...
The Christian Science Monitor quotes Prof. Richard Primus, whose work was cited by both the majority and the dissent in the recent Supreme Court decision over the New Haven Fire Department, in a story on the recent promotion of the New Haven 20.
Ambassador Luis de Baca, ’93, in charge of the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, tells U.S. Catholic that Vatican II helped guide his decision to become a civil rights lawyer.
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