DOES V. SNYDER BRINGS CHANGES TO MICHIGAN’S SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION LAW
Six people who filed a lawsuit against the State of Michigan, challenging the constitutionality of its Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), have been removed from the public sex offender registry after a final order in their case, Does v. Snyder, was issued in January.
Michigan Law’s Class of 2021: Students are in the Quad and Ready to Make a Difference
"Sometimes eight hours in the jungle watching a sloth resting could be a bit of a drag, so to stay entertained I would have one earbud in to listen to podcasts and recordings of U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments, and one ear free to listen for snakes, jaguars, and other predators"
Professor Laura Beny Named Associate Director of U-M African Studies Center
MLaw Grads Study Professional Ethics by Reflecting on the Holocaust
For two weeks this summer, Shannon Gonyou, ’17, and Mary Waller, ’17, travelled to Germany and Poland to analyze the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on ethics in the legal profession today.
Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Mubarez Ahmed Granted New Trial
The Wayne County Circuit Court granted a new trial to Michigan Innocence Clinic (MIC) client Mubarez Ahmed on August 15. Ahmed was wrongfully convicted of two murders in 2002 and has been incarcerated for 16 years. A bond hearing is currently scheduled for early September.
"The question isn't only whether Brett Kavanaugh can still be a Supreme Court Justice: It's whether he can still be a federal judge."
—Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon, in a
Politico piece about the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Transnational Law Conference: The Role of "Soft Law" in International Insolvency and Commercial Law