U.S. Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Tells MLaw Crowd, “Nobody Dictates What Cases We Take”
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visited the Quad recently to speak with Michigan Law students and participate in a Q&A session moderated by his former U.S. attorney colleague, Professor Barbara McQuade, ’91.
Nancy Williams, ’81: Giving Back Is Its Own Reward
Nancy Williams, ’81, did not start out as a traditional law student. At 33 years of age, she was more than a decade older than most of her Michigan Law classmates. She was recently divorced. And for her, law school was fun. “After 11 years in the working world, being able to sit in class listening to great professors like Yale Kamisar felt like a luxury.”
Legal Services Corporation Convenes Access to Justice Forum at MLaw
At first, it might seem strange that the chairman of the board of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans, quoted a college football coach during the LSC’s recent Access to Justice Forum.
Grads Giving Back: Thomas Bean, ’86, Finds His Spark
It was day one for Thomas Bean, ’86, and his newest advisee—a seventh grader with dreams of attending a boarding school. “It will start me on the road to success,” she explained when he inquired after her long-term term goal. Her mother, who became pregnant at 15, begged her daughter not to follow her example. Bean’s young student listened.
Michigan Law Students Participate in Global Young Leaders Forum
"It's perfectly clear. The only reason to have a Bermuda company in there is because Bermuda is a tax haven."
—Professor Reuven Avi-Yonah, in a BBC News Service article about the Paradise Papers revelation that a major Scottish oil firm set up a "shell" company on the Caribbean island to purchase its share in a $50 million North Sea oil production platform.
FinTech Risks and Opportunities: An Interdisciplinary Approach
The Ethics of Being a Public Interest Attorney