Law School

  1. February 9, 2020

    UMMA gallery transforms into a courtroom for ‘Witness Lab’

    A new courtroom installation and performance series that invites visitors to consider the relationship between performance and law will open at the U-M Museum of Art Feb. 15.

  2. September 9, 2019

    Law School scholar started center to tackle mass incarceration

    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.

  3. September 3, 2019

    Passion projects: How schools and colleges plan to shape their year

    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.

  4. December 5, 2018

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

    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.

  5. June 6, 2018

    Law School, Mcity launching journal for mobility legal issues

    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.

  6. February 5, 2018

    Unicorn in the Garden

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. April 10, 2017

    Law School student earns prestigious Luce Scholarship

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. September 30, 2015

    Law School’s Joan Larsen named Michigan Supreme Court justice

    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.