Michigan Innocence Clinic Secures Release of Desmond Ricks
The Michigan Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School has secured the release of Desmond Ricks, who, in 1992, was charged with murdering his friend outside a Detroit restaurant and sentenced to 30 years in prison...
Lara Finkbeiner, '13: Fulfilling Her Dream of Helping Refugees
Senior Day Speakers Celebrate the MLaw Family
As their future career plans move closer to reality, the Michigan Law Class of 2017 spent their last day as students reflecting on their time at the Law School—the challenges they overcame and how they grew and supported one another as a family.
Chad Readler, ’97, Appointed Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice Civil Division
Three months in as the acting assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Division, Chad Readler, ’97, is enjoying the fast pace of his prominent government role.
MLaw Adjunct Professor Joan Larsen Nominated to Sixth Circuit
Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Marwin McHenry Released
Michigan Innocence Clinic client Marwin McHenry has been released from prison following the approval by Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Gregory Bill of a request to vacate the charges against him. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office and the University of Michigan Law School's Michigan Innocence Clinic jointly filed the request.
"Many communities and groups are excluded from high-brow, top-down approaches to peace promulgated by cadres of briefcase expats and experts far removed from centers of conflict on the peripheries of South Sudan."
—Professor Laura Beny, in an op-ed for
Al Jazeera about the need for an indigenous, all-inclusive peace process to end the conflict in South Sudan.
May 30-31: Summer Starter Orientation
June 1: First Day of Classes