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Professors in the News
Nov25

Distinguished Professor of Law Robert Sedler was interviewed for WDET report: "The Fight For Gay Marriage: How One Michigan Case May Change Our Nation's Marriage Laws."

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Nov24

Professor of Law Peter Henning was quoted in National Law Journal article: "GM Defect Claims Falling Flat."

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Nov20

Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel Stephen Calkins was quoted in Legal News report: "Wayne Law professor serving on new commission in Ireland."

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Nov20

Assistant Professor of Law Blanche Cook wrote a column, "Is Darren Wilson receiving affirmative action?" in the Detroit News.

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Events

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Wayne Law - Class of 2004 10th Reunion
November 29 2014 at 6:30 PM
Detroit Historical Museum
Members from the class of 2004 will be gathering to celebrate, reconnect, and get involved. November 29, 2014Class Reception6:30 - 9:30 p.m.Detroit Historical Museum5401 WoodwardDetroit, MI 48202Afterglow at CircaCirca Saloon5474 Cass AvenueDetroit, MI 48202$75 per person$125 per coupleReservations can be made online or by calling the Office of Special Events & Services at (313) 577-0300. Parking details: Parking is FREE in the Detroit Historical Museum lot. The parking lot entrance is located on Kirby street. When you pull up, please hit the buzzer on the speaker and let them know you are a guest for the Wayne Law 10th Reunion.  Attire: Dressy Casual Men: Seasonal sport coats or blazers, dress shirt & pants, optional tie, etc. Women: Dress, skirt and dressy top, dressy pants, etc.  
Celebrating the Civil Rights Act of 1964
December 3 2014 at 12:00 PM
Theodore Levin Courthouse
This panel discussion moderated by Barbara McQuade, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, will feature: Mark Fancher, Racial Justice Project attorney, ACLU of Michigan Jocelyn Benson, dean, Wayne State University Law School Heidi Budaj, regional director, Anti-Defamation League Fatina Abdrabboh, Michigan director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee   During this brown bag lunch event, each panelist will focus on highlighting the impact that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had in one particular area of civil rights.   The free event is presented by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Social Justice Committee of the Federal Bar Association.
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion Special Evening with Judge Damon J. Keith: Crusader for Justice
December 8 2014 at 6:30 PM
Schoolcraft College Vista Tech Center
Reserve a spot by Dec. 1 for a special evening program with Judge Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, who will speak about his life's work, chronicled in the recently released book Crusader for Justice.  The price of $50 includes dinner and a copy of the book. Registration and book-signing will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 and a program featuring book author and director of Wayne State University Law School's Keith Center for Civil Rights Professor Peter Hammer as well as Keith, a 1956 LL.M. graduate of Wayne Law, along with a presentation on current civil rights challenges by the judge's clerk, Sharika Robinson. 
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition
January 16 2015 at 5:00 PM
Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium & Moot Courtroom
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition:  First Round
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition
January 30 2015 at 5:00 PM
Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium and Moot Courtroom
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition:  Second Round
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition
February 13 2015 at 5:00 PM
Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Student Trial Advocacy Program Inside Competition:  Semi-Finals
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Alumni Accomplishments
Erin Behler

Erin Behler '09, is on the 2014 Up & Coming Lawyers list recently released by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is...

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Faculty Accomplishments
Laura Bartell

Professor of Law Laura Bartell presented "Detroit's Bankruptcy - A Primer for the Non-Lawyer" to the Grosse...

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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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