Law School

  1. May 22, 2024

    Advisory committee named for Law School dean search

    Provost Laurie K. McCauley has named a 17-member advisory committee to assist the search for the next dean of the Law School, who will succeed Mark West and interim dean Kyle Logue.

  2. April 17, 2024

    Law student wins Soros Fellowship for New Americans

    Law student Rana Thabata has been awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a program that provides financial support to immigrants and children of immigrants.

  3. December 4, 2023

    U-M Innocence Clinic helps free wrongly convicted from prison

    Since 2009, the Law School Innocence Clinic has been correcting injustices inflicted upon wrongly convicted people, winning the release of 41 people who were wrongly convicted of criminal crimes.

  4. November 8, 2023

    Michigan Faculty Fellows Program develops future law professors

    The Law School’s Michigan Faculty Fellows Program offers promising young scholars a visiting assistant professorship and helps prepare them for future careers in permanent faculty positions.

  5. October 19, 2023

    Kyle Logue appointed Law School’s interim dean

    Kyle D. Logue, the Douglas A. Kahn Collegiate Professor of Law and professor of law, has been appointed interim dean of the Law School.

  6. September 18, 2023

    Law School launches Data for Defenders to aid defense work

    A new public database housed at the Law School aims to help public defenders assist indigent clients by making a wide range of social-science resources readily available.

  7. September 14, 2023

    Law School alum commits $20M for need‑based scholarships

    Alumnus John Hoyns has committed $20 million to the Law School to fund annual scholarships that prioritize students with financial need. It is among the largest gifts in school history.

  8. September 11, 2023

    Accolades — September 2023

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  9. April 19, 2023

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducts seven from U-M

    Seven U-M faculty members have been named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for their significant contributions in scholarly and professional fields.

  10. March 3, 2023

    End of an elm

    A diseased elm tree was removed from the Law Quad on Feb. 28. View photo gallery of the work.