Michigan Law Welcomes Class of 2023 for Socially-Distant Semester
Following a non-traditional admissions cycle that was disrupted by the pandemic, 310 members of the Class of 2023 recently began their 1L year at Michigan Law. "Having spent this past summer counseling many about their decision to plunge into the unknown of our pandemic law school experience, I think that their choice speaks volumes about their considerable strength of spirit and resilience," said Sarah Zearfoss, '92, senior assistant dean for admissions.
National Registry of Exonerations Releases New Report on Misconduct in Convictions of Innocent People
Sarah Alsaden, '16, Selected As SCOTUS Fellow
Sarah Alsaden, BA '13, JD '16, was selected as one of four Supreme Court Fellows for the 2020–2021 term, and is assigned to the Federal Judicial Center, the education and research agency for the federal courts.
Mary Miller, '16, Carries Michigan Spirit to High Court
Mary Miller, ’16, will clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito during the upcoming October term. “I never thought that this opportunity would come around,” she said. “But it's here and it's happening, and I’m really trying to dive in and appreciate every moment of it.”
Professor JJ Prescott wins Distinguished University Innovator Award
For developing technology that’s helping to democratize the justice system while decreasing the spread of COVID-19, Michigan Law Professor J.J. Prescott has earned the 2020 Distinguished University Innovator Award.
October 22: Stepping Up and Stepping In: Mutual Aid in a Time of Crisis & Beyond
November 10: Criminal Justice Reform with Professors J.J. Prescott, Eve Primus, and Margo Schlanger