Spotlight


Adam Pritchard pens National Law Journal op-ed.

Focus

Susan Crawford explains One Web Day, the Earth Day for the Internet that she organizes each year, in a video interview.

Prima Facie


Alumni gathered at the Law School for football and fellowship in September and October. Some photographic highlights are gathered here.


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Renewable energy is focus of
Michigan’s future, governor says


Fresh off passage of a bipartisan renewable energy package in the state legislature, Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm shared her vision for the state's economic and environmental future with an eager audience this fall at the inaugural conference of Michigan Law's Environmental Law & Policy Program. More ...

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm addresses the audience in Honigman Auditorium Sept. 25.

Richard Pogue earns Distinguished Alumni Service Award

1953 grad Richard W. Pogue, left, points out one of the photos in a retrospective of his lifelong involvement with Michigan Law.

The guest of honor was ready with a quip.

"I think it's amazing that they're going to give this award to a guy from Ohio," said Richard W. Pogue, '53.

Believe it: the University of Michigan Alumni Association named Pogue one of four 2008 recipients of its Distinguished Alumni Service Award, the association's highest award for alumni. Pogue, of Shaker Heights, received the award at a ceremony October 2 in the Rackham Amphitheater. More ...


Career Services ready to help --
No matter when you graduated

In these unsettled and unsettling times, it's helpful to be part of a community that offers valuable expertise. So we'd like to remind you that, as a graduate and lifetime member of the Michigan Law School community, you have access to the many resources of our Office of Career Services (OCS). First and foremost, you can meet or talk by phone with an attorney-counselor to help you clarify your career goals and learn about the many services OCS offers to assist you in your search. Among other things, OCS can help you with networking, with drafting resumes and cover letters, and can also sign you up for an alumni job bulletin that's distributed every two weeks.

For more information, visit our website or call OCS at 734.764.0546.


No losers in this election


The results are pouring in from the precincts, and the winner looks like . . . Michigan Law's student organizations.

Less than halfway through the annual rite of fall known as the Nannes Third-Year Challenge, student fundraisers are two-thirds of the way to their goal, with 135 pledges secured toward a goal of 200.

This year's model has an election theme, "Vote Nannes 2008," with students depositing completed pledges in ballot boxes and the slogan, "A Chunk of Change Everyone Can Believe In." More ...

Nannes boardmember VJ Thompson casts his “ballot” as part of the election-themed Nannes Third-Year Challenge this month.