Fall 2012 Semester Recap

Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan was on hand to celebrate the South Hall Dedication Sept. 7. South Hall is the first academic addition to the Law School in nearly 80 years.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

It Takes a Village: Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Law School Dean Evan Caminker (center) assist in the ribbon cutting at the South Hall Dedication.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

John Reed, Thomas M. Cooley Professor of Law Emeritus, offers remarks at the Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony, which honored Prof. J.J. White, '62; the Hon. Amalyla Kearse, '62; and Bruck Bickner, '68.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

Alumni reconnected at Alumni Weekends in September and October.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

Let's Talk About Reproductive Justice (and Sex): Among the more memorable student events was the Oct. 18 Sex Ed Trivia Night, hosted by Law Students for Reproductive Justice.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

Martha S. Jones, associate professor of history and Afroamerican and African Studies and affiliated law faculty, addresses the audience in Aikens Commons during the Proclaiming Emancipation Conference Oct. 26, which was co-sponsored by Michigan Law. .

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

In the Spotlight: 2Ls Elena Peifer and Amee Vora, this year's recipients of the Jenny Runkles Memorial Award. The annual award is presented to second-year students who have exhibited a selfless commitment to improving the Law School community.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

White, Out: Prof. J.J. White, '62, taught his last class Dec. 6 as a professor at the institution where he has taught since 1964. Fifty faculty members gave Prof. White an ovation during the Law School's traditional "clapping-out" ceremony.

Fall 2012 Semester Recap

Pitch Perfect: The Headnotes spread their usual cheer and offered a respite from classes during their annual holiday concert in early December.

FAREWELL, FALL    The Mayan calendar has ended, along with the fall semester at Michigan Law. Since the world is still turning, why not sit back and enjoy a recap of our favorite scholarly (and not-so-scholarly) moments from the past few months. This is law-school life, Michigan style.

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