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LAWBreaks Means Law Immersion for Students

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.

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Executive Orders on Travel and Immigration Create a Far-from-Ordinary Semester in Michigan Law’s Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

Executive Orders on Travel and Immigration Create a Far-from-Ordinary Semester in Michigan Law’s Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

Since the first travel-related executive order went into effect in late January, students working with Michigan Law's Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse have been making documents and daily updates in the correlating cases available to lawyers, journalists, and the public. 
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U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, '91, to Join University of Michigan Law School

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.

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Matt Gregory, '14, Receives Clerkship with Justice Anthony Kennedy

Matt Gregory, '14, Receives Clerkship with Justice Anthony Kennedy

Matt Gregory, '14, received an unforgettable gift last Christmas when he was offered a coveted clerkship with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy for the 2017 term.
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Lip-Syncing and an Absence of Blue Jeans Highlight Professor Krier's Blue Jeans Lecture

Lip-Syncing and an Absence of Blue Jeans Highlight Professor Krier's Blue Jeans Lecture

While delivering the Law School's winter-term Blue Jeans Lecture, Professor James Krier challenged his audience's expectations from the beginning. "I didn't wear jeans today," he pointed out. "I'm not going to be programmed to do so just because someone says this is a blue jeans lecture."
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Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Lamarr Monson Released after Judge Orders New Trial

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.

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Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Susanne Baer, '93, Stress the Importance of Diverse Communities during U-M Visit

Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Susanne Baer, '93, Stress the Importance of Diverse Communities during U-M Visit

Amid the debate concerning the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, two leading constitutional scholars spoke at the University of Michigan on January 30 about the importance of fostering diverse communities.
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MLK Day Speaker Beydoun: Have the Energy and the Proactive Spirit to Take Part

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."

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LLM Student Tom Temprosa Shares His Familial Link to the DeWitt Scholarship

LLM Student Tom Temprosa Shares His Familial Link to the DeWitt Scholarship

LLM student Tom Temprosa is one of many students attending the University of Michigan because of the generous contributions to scholarship funds by alumni and friends of the University. Here, Tom tells about his familial link to the DeWitt Scholarship, which is awarded each year to outstanding master of law (LLM) candidates from the Philippines.
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One Alum’s Role in Mapping International Investment Treaties

One Alum’s Role in Mapping International Investment Treaties

​With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the subject of intense national debate, the effectivity of international investment agreements (IIAs), particularly bilateral investment treaties (BlTs), also has been in the spotlight. 

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New MLaw students build community through Michigan Access Program.​ More...

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