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December 5, 2018

Jeffries’ $33M gift dedicated to student support at Law School

Lisa and Christopher Jeffries have committed $33 million to the University of Michigan Law School, with the gift’s entirety dedicated to student support, including scholarships and other forms of financial aid, summer funding programs and debt management.

February 5, 2018

Unicorn in the Garden

Students would have undoubtedly been amused at this Michigan Daily vignette recounting the unicorn in the garden of the dean of the Law School. (Photo courtesy of The Michigan Daily)

January 8, 2018

James Forman Jr. to discuss incarceration and black leaders

James Forman Jr., a Yale Law School professor and former public defender, will argue how the decisions of black leaders played a role in the mass incarceration of people of color as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

April 10, 2017

Law School student earns prestigious Luce Scholarship

For the third year in a row, a University of Michigan student was named to the prestigious Luce Scholarship Program. Law School student Varun Aery joins 17 other scholars from across the country to receive the fellowship for 2017-18.

January 16, 2017

Institute of Continuing Legal Education names executive director

David R. Watson, former executive director for the New York State Bar Association, has been named executive director of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, as of Jan. 3.

Housed at the University of Michigan, ICLE is the education provider of the State Bar of Michigan and was overseen by Lynn P. Chard since 1993.

January 22, 2015

Justice Ginsburg to deliver Tanner Lecture at U-M on Feb. 6

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will present the university's 2015 Tanner Lecture on Human Values on Feb. 6, from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Hill Auditorium.

"A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the general public, including alumni.

July 17, 2014

U-M initiative transforming what it means to 'go to court'

The University of Michigan is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people who have been charged with minor offenses interact with courts online, without needing to hire an attorney.                    

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