Defense Attorney Michael Tigar Talks Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Controversy
Speaking recently at Michigan Law as part of the School’s lecture series on ethics, professionalism, and civility, Michael Tigar illustrated the complexity and uncertainty of these topics in today’s legal practice.
LAWBreaks Means Law Immersion for Students
LAWBreaks is an opportunity for students to spend their spring break using their legal skills outside of the classroom to work with organizations around the country and abroad. This year, six groups of students traveled to worksites in Arizona, San Francisco, Minnesota, Detroit, and Belize to work on issues ranging from environmental and housing law to death penalty appeals and LGBT rights.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, '91, to Join University of Michigan Law School
Michigan Law is pleased to announce U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, '91, will join the faculty as a professor from practice, effective May 1, 2017. She will teach in the areas of national security, criminal law, and criminal procedure.
Lip-Syncing and an Absence of Blue Jeans Highlight Professor Krier's Blue Jeans Lecture
Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Lamarr Monson Released after Judge Orders New Trial
Monson's attorneys at the Michigan Innocence Clinic moved to overturn his conviction in 2015, three years after a woman revealed that her ex-boyfriend had committed the murder of Christina Brown. Three years later, the Clinic learned that a fingerprint matching that same suspect had been found.
Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Susanne Baer, '93, Stress the Importance of Diverse Communities during U-M Visit
MLK Day Speaker Beydoun: Have the Energy and the Proactive Spirit to Take Part
Beydoun, an associate professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law who focuses on critical race theory, visited Michigan Law on Jan. 16 to lead the event "Politics, Protests, Law, and Islam."
Video: Being Black at Michigan: A Community of Strength, Support, and Understanding.
Slideshow: 2016 Scholarships Banquets
Slideshow: 2016 SFF Auction
Slideshow: 2016 Mr. Wolverine
Slideshow: 2016 Midway Madness
Slideshow: Fall 2015 Culture Show