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Professors in the News

Dean Jocelyn Benson was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article titled "WSU law school to freeze tuition, offer scholarships."

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Professor of Law John Mogk was quoted in a Detroit News report titled "Detroit's recovery taps riverfront's potential."

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Professor of Law Laura Bartell was quoted in a Detroit News report titled "Bankruptcy ruling to come first week of November."

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Professor of Law Laura Bartell was interviewed for a Michigan Public Radio report titled "Detroit reaches settlement with last major objecting creditor in bankruptcy."

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Wayne State University Farmers Market
October 22 2014 at 11:00 AM
5201 Cass Ave
The Wayne State University Farmers Market unveils its seventh season June 4. Open Wednesdays from 11 to 4 pm at its usual location in front of Prentis Hall, the market will run through October 29. Detroit-grown produce will be on offer by D-Town Farm, Grown in Detroit Cooperative, Brother Nature Produce, and Labrosse Farm. Produce anchors Van Houtte and Holtz will also return with their usual selections of fruits, berries, vegetables, flowers, herbs, potted plants, and eggs. They will be joined by Burda’s Berries, who offers a variety of fresh berries throughout the season. Delicious hot and/or cold prepared foods and desserts will be sold by Russell Street Deli, Avalon Bakery, Brooklyn Street Local, and Sweet Potato Sensations, all returning vendors. Nikki’s Ginger Teas will offer a splash of freshness to warm afternoons, while Greentoe Gardens will sweeten them with several local honey flavors. Mystic Kettle—joining us for a first full season—will pop delicious popcorn right in front of you. The market accepts cash, Bridge Card benefits, Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB), and WIC and Senior Project FRESH coupons. Sponsored by the Fair Food Network, DUFB matches Bridge Card spending at the market up to $20 per card per day. The market also offers the Student Advantage Project, in which students pay $5 to get $10 in vouchers to spend on produce at the market.
Stockyard Detroit food truck
October 22 2014 at 11:00 AM
Law School parking lot
The Stockyard Detroit food truck will be in the Law School front parking lot.
"Sports and the Law" with Rob Fournier, WSU Athletic Director
October 22 2014 at 12:15 PM
Law School Building, 2242
The Sports and Entertainment Law Society presents "Sports and the Law" with Rob Fournier, WSU Athletic Director.
Let's Talk program - Confidential, drop-in time with a counselor
October 22 2014 at 4:00 PM
Law School, Jury Room (off lobby of Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium)
No appointment necessary. Let's Talk is an opportunity for law students to have a free, confidential, drop-in consultation with a professional counselor from Counseling and Psychological Services. No files are established or kept. Let's Talk isn't traditional counseling and offers students the opportunity to receive information about: Solutions Resources Immediate problem-solving Support Reasons you may use Let's Talk: Stress Peer pressure Relational concerns Anxiety The Let’s Talk program is modeled in part on the Let’s Talk program at Cornell University. We are indebted to our colleagues there for the name and idea; some of the material on their website has been duplicated here with permission. Special thanks to Matt Boone, LCSW, Cornell’s Let’s Talk coordinator, for sharing his expertise and experience.  
Wayne Law, Sixth Keith Biennial Lecture featuring Julian Bond
October 23 2014 at 7:30 PM
Community Arts
Note new location: WSU Community Arts Auditorium, 450 Reuther Mall The Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University Law School is pleased to announce its Sixth Biennial Lecture featuring civil rights activist and distinguished professor Julian Bond.  The lecture, titled "Under Color of Law" is sponsored by Comerica Bank and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Wayne State University's Community Arts Auditorium on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Reservations are not required, but recommended. Complete details
Wayne Law SBG HalLAWeen Party
October 23 2014 at 10:00 PM
Coaches Corner
Come out and celebrate with SBG at our annual EPIC HalLAWeen Party this THURSDAY from 10pm until 2am!!! Dance. Drink. Dress up. Bring your friends! Drink Specials all night and a live DJ! Tickets are $10! Get them at the door or avoid a line and buy them on paypal ahead of time!  http://wsulawsbg.blogspot.com/ The party will be at Coaches Corner Bar - 1465 Centre, Detroit, Michigan
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Alumni Accomplishments
Gerald Gleeson II

Gerald Gleeson II '95, a principal in Miller Canfield's Litigation and Dispute Resolution, has been elected as a fellow of...

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Faculty Accomplishments
Jocelyn Benson

Dean Jocelyn Benson spoke on the state of Michigan's campaign finance law in the aftermath of the...

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Student Accomplishments
Mahde Abdallah

Mahde Abdallah was awarded a scholarship by the Michigan Muslim Bar Association. He is a third-year...

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