September 9, 2019
Years ago, it became clear to Amanda Alexander that it wouldn’t be possible to build a Detroit that works for everyone without addressing mass incarceration. The Detroit Justice Center was her solution.
September 3, 2019
From planning new facilities to launching public engagement initiatives, U-M’s 19 schools and colleges have a wide variety of plans to further research, enhance learning and impact society.
December 5, 2018
Lisa and Christopher Jeffries have committed $33 million to the Law School, with the gift’s entirety dedicated to student support. The school’s South Hall will be renamed Jeffries Hall.
June 6, 2018
The Law School and Mcity are set to announce the launch of the Michigan Journal of Law and Mobility, dedicated to the complex legal issues at the intersection of mobility transformation and law.
February 5, 2018
On the morning of April 27, 1954, University of Michigan students reported numerous sightings of a unicorn in the central courtyard of the Law Quad.
January 8, 2018
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.
April 10, 2017
Law School student Varun Aery will join 17 other scholars from across the country in the 2017-18 cohort of scholars in the prestigious Luce Scholarship Program.
January 16, 2017
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.
September 30, 2015
Joan Larsen, special counsel to the associate dean and lecturer II in the Law School, has been appointed a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court by Gov. Rick Snyder.
February 6, 2015
Speaking to a packed Hill Auditorium, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday that the Citizens United ruling on campaign funding is the one she’d most like to see overturned.