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The Great IndoorsArtist's rendering of new Law School Commons
The Law School’s exemplary past anticipates its distinguished future -- a future as bright as this fresh artist’s rendering of the Law School Commons, which promises to bring Michigan Law's great outdoors inside. More ...
Remembering, Reflecting, Restoring
The last few weeks have been busy ones for Law School students, faculty, and staff, despite the winter break. A Martin Luther King Day talk by Dr. Dalton Conley was followed the next day by the historic inauguration of a new president -- which brought a standing-room-only crowd of witnesses into Hutchins Hall’s Honigman Auditorium for a video feed.
Finally, any student working in the Reading Room couldn’t help but notice its magnificent renovation has been completed, thanks to the generosity of Charles T. Munger, the Berkshire Hathaway vice-chair who donated $3 million for lighting improvements around the Law School. While work continues on the Hutchins Hall portion of the project, workers in the Reading Room hung the last of 22 restored chandeliers midway between the newly refurbished ceiling and the freshly refinished study tables Dec. 30. More ...
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|Michigan Law tied for second in number of alumni serving in Obama Administration, the Harvard Law Record reports.|
|The Washington Post reports on 1991 grad Lisa Konwinski, another alum joining the Obama team as deputy director of legislative affairs.|
|Bodman LLP endows new Michigan Law scholarship in honor of its late chairman, 1953 grad Richard D. Rohr.|
|Chesapeake Bay suit likely an uphill struggle, despite unusual alliances among plaintiffs, Prof. David Uhlmann tells The Washington Post.|
|Prof. Doug Laycock’s contributions to religious liberty honored with national award, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.|
|Prof. David Moran, on CNN.com about how the U.S. Coast Guard may not need physical evidence anymore to convict some of the most egregious cocaine smugglers.|
|The director of President Barack Obama's domestic policy council, 1989 grad Melody Barnes, is the subject of this hometown profile in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.|
|Filming of Hilary Swank legal thriller coming to Ann Arbor.|
|The Detroit News cites Vivek Sankaran in story on bias in Michigan’s child welfare system.|
|The Daily Kos cites Prof. Nina Mendelson’s scholarship on bureaucratic "burrowing."|
|Prof. John Pottow in the Detroit Free Press, on the biggest string attached to federal loans to the Big Three: a strike by the UAW will put them into immediate default.|
|Matt Owen, ’08, becomes second consecutive Michigan Law grad to earn Bristow Fellowship.|
|Three Skaddens, EJW and Coffin Family fellowships among those recently captured by Michigan students and alumni.|
Jan. 28: Los Angeles alums plan career event for lawyers at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.