Michigan Law Grad Kurt Johnson, ’15, to Clerk for Justice Gorsuch
Kurt Johnson, ’15, will start the new year looking forward to a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship with Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch. Johnson’s one-year clerkship is for the October 2019 term. He will start the job next summer.
Professor Chris Whitman, ’74, Teaches Last Class at Michigan Law
The 1Ls in Professor Christina Whitman’s Torts class weren’t sure what to make of the professors lining up at the back of the room. Toward the end of class, however, it became apparent why they were there: to applaud—or “clap out”—Whitman, who was teaching her last class on December 5.
Lisa and Christopher Jeffries, '74, Commit $33 Million to Michigan Law for Student Support
Professor Maureen Carroll Imparts Career Advice to Students in Blue Jeans Lecture
In her Blue Jeans Lecture, Assistant Professor Maureen Carroll shared a glimpse into her career journey with students, many of whom selected her as the recipient of the 2018 L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching in only her second year at Michigan Law.
Pair Exonerated Thanks to Michigan Innocence Clinic
“The first time Justly called my partner and me during office hours, he tested whether his new student-attorneys were worth their salt by asking us what standard of review the Michigan Supreme Court would be using when evaluating the merits brief we were working on.
"I'm hopeful and optimistic that if we collect lots of data, put it all together and crunch our way through it, we'll find out useful and interesting things and be able to improve health."