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Professors in the News

Professor of Law John Mogk was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "Marouns aren't done trying to block Gordie Howe bridge."

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Assistant Professor of Law William Ortman was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Lecturer from Harvard Law joins Wayne Law as assistant professor."

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David Berry was quoted by Crain's Detroit Business for a blog post titled, "Pro bono IP work a growing service."

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Professor of Law Peter Henning was quoted in an Associated Press report, "Flint water case could hinge on misconduct charges." It appeared in The Detroit News.

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Michigan Urban Farming Initiative service project
August 25 2016 at 2:00 PM
Michigan Urban Farming Initiative, Detroit
Current law students are invited to join incoming first-year, transfer, LL.M. and guest students at the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative for the annual Orientation Week service project. The two main work shifts are 2 to 5 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. A shuttle will run between the Law School and the farming initiative during the following times: 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 5:30 p.m. The shuttle will return participants to the Law School at 7 p.m. Participants will want to wear closed-toe shoes and older clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. There will be projects of different skill and activity levels.
Summer Splash networking event (Oakland County Bar Association)
August 25 2016 at 6:00 PM
One-Eyed Betty's
The Oakland County Bar Association New Lawyers and Lawyers of a Certain Age committees will present this event, which also is open to law students. Cost of admissions is a cash donation to the Frank C. Perez Youth Fund. Appetizers and cash bar will be available. RSVP isn't required but is appreciated for planning purposes.
Clinic Swearing-In Ceremony
August 31 2016 at 5:30 PM
Spencer Partrich Auditorium
Join the Wayne Law Clinical Education Program and the Free Legal Aid Clinic in welcoming 50 new students to the practice of law under Michigan Court Rule 8.120. The students will be sworn-in to practice by Justice Marilyn Kelly, Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Wayne Law. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.
Cooper’s Mini 5k & 1 Mile Run/Walk (Prosecutors Foundation For Kids)
September 11 2016 at 9:00 AM
Auburn Hills Municipal Park
Prosecutors Foundation For Kids, a nonprofit organization assisting children who are placed in the Oakland County Foster Care System, will host this event. Entry fee for adults is $25 before Sept. 11 and $30 the day of the race; entry fee for youth (age 15 and younger) is $15 before Sept. 11 and $20 the day of the race. You also may register as a virtual participant to support the event for $30. Register online: www.coopersmini5k.com
Profiting from the Holocaust? Legal and Ethical Controversies over Nazi Art Looting
September 14 2016 at 7:00 PM
Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
The Arts, Communication, Entertainment and Sports Section of the State Bar of Michigan will present this program, which also is sponsored by the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan, Copyright Society of the USA and WSU's Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies.  Keynote speaker attorney Raymond J. Dowd will discuss the story behind Nazi looted art, through forced and coerced transfers, and the ethical and legal expectations of its return to its lawful owners. Dowd is a partner in the law firm of Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City. Moderater will be Howard Lupovitch, associate professor of history and director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies. Cost for students is $5 in advance and $7.50 at the door. Cost for the general public is $10 in advance and $12.50 at the door. The event is free for Holocaust Center members. Tickets: www.tinyurl.com/JBAM0914  
Damon J. Keith Scholar Reception and Alumni Reunion
September 15 2016 at 6:00 PM
Wayne Law's Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights,
Current students and alumni who received the Damon J. Keith Scholarship are invited to a reception to meet Judge Keith and celebrate the community of DJK scholars at Wayne Law. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
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Alumni Accomplishments
Leslie A. Rojas

Leslie A. Rojas '08, recently joined Plunkett Cooney's Healthcare Industry Group in Bloomfield Hills. She focuses her...

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Faculty, staff accomplishments
Virginia Thomas

Director of the Arthur Neef Law Library Virginia Thomas co-presented a paper at the International Federation of Library Associations...

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Student Accomplishments
Shareece McCauley

Shareece McCauley was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Wayne Law student helped protect youngsters...

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