Spotlight

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox, ’89, breaks ranks with some fellow Republicans in a Washington Post op-ed on the many things the Detroit Three are doing right.

Focus

Mary Sue Coleman Video

Judy Woodruff interviews 1981 grad and senior Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett on PBS News Hour about how the new president and his family are adjusting to life in the White House.

Prima Facie

Senior Day 2008

"Hail, Hail, the graduates!"




History and Traditions



Stop by a virtual Michigan Law time machine, created under the auspices of Margaret Leary, Director and Librarian at Michigan's Law Library.



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The Great Indoors

Artist'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

Unretouched before-and-after photos illustrate dramatic changes in the Reading Room. Photos © Curt Clayton

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 ...


Campaign numbers in;
building push continues

Without missing a beat, the Law School is celebrating the most successful fundraising campaign in its history while continuing to seek private gifts to support the building expansion and renovation project.

Michigan Law's part of the Michigan Difference campaign raised more than $139 million in private support for all aspects of the Law School’s mission, exceeding the overall goal of $135 million. In addition to nucleus funding for the building project, other campaign priorities included student support, faculty support, programmatic support and the Law School Fund. More ...


Cambodia Program Alumnae Raise Funds for Internship


2l Nick Ferre passes through an ancient doorway in Angkor Wat.

Cindy Dyar, ’07, is a legal-aid lawyer in southern Texas. Arielle Krause, ’07, practices tax law with a firm in Washington, D.C.

Though their career paths are different, the alumnae share a life-changing experience: Both had summer internships in Cambodia through Michigan’s Cambodian Law and Development Program. Now they’re making it possible for other Michigan Law students to have the same opportunity. More ...