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American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters
May 1 2014 at 11:00 AM
Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
This special free event to mark Law Day 2014 will feature a panel disucssion at 12:30 p.m. in Courtroom 100 on historical and current issues regarding voting and the election process. Special guests will be Wayne Law Dean Jocelyn Benson, an expert on election law, and Michigan Director of Elections Chris Thomas. Tours of the courthouse will take place, and free hot dogs, chips and cookies will be on hand. Michigan voter registration will take place, and displays and handouts from many federal agencies will be available, as will a free "Ask the Lawyer" program. Cellphones are not allowed in the courthouse, and participants must bring photo ID.  The event is sponsored by U.S. District Court, the Federal Bar Association's Eastern District of Michigan Chapter and the Wolverine Bar Association.
Moot Court - Alternate Date - Tryouts
May 3 2014 at 8:00 AM
Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Moot Court - Alternate Date - Tryouts
Mock Trial (STAP) Tryouts
May 3 2014 at 9:00 AM
Law School Building, Moot Courtroom
Mock Trial (STAP) Tryouts Please register via Mock Trial TWEN page.
Detroit Public Schools Middle and High School Mock Trial Tournaments
May 6 2014 at 9:00 AM
Law School, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Wayne Law hosts this annual mock trial tournament between DPS middle and high school students.
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Welcome Alumni and Friends!

 The Office of Development & Alumni Relations is here to help our 11,000 alumni stay connected to Wayne Law and to each other.

There are many opportunities for Wayne Law alumni to get involved and play an active role in the life of the Law School.

  • Participate in the Law Alumni Association (LAA) or become a member of its Board of Directors
  • Attend an upcoming alumni event or host a future event
  • Participate in student activities like the Ambulance Chase
  • Share your expertise with a student organization
  • Join a Reunion Host Committee or attend a Reunion
  • Participate in Career Services programs such as mock interviews or panel discussions
  • Serve as a judge for the Legal Writing Program’s 1L oral arguments
  • Send us an alumni story idea for Raising the Bar or Wayne Lawyer

Help us stay in touch with you by keeping your contact information up to date. If you have changed employers or have a new address, phone or email address, please let us know by sending an email to lawalumni@wayne.edu.  If you have accomplishments that you’d like us to include for publication in Raising the Bar or Wayne Lawyer or on our website, please email lawalumni@wayne.edu and we will be happy to share them.

If you are interested in any of the above or have any thoughts on how we can better serve our alumni, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at Wayne Law at  lawalumni@wayne.edu. We want to hear from you! 





LAA President

LAA President Rob Kent

Our mission is to be a professional network, a point of connection to the School, and a resource for the students and the school. Please check this page frequently as we are in the process of finalizing our 2013 event schedule.

LAA President Rob Kent


Members of Wayne Law Class of 1961

Members of Wayne Law's Class of 1961 gathered for a special dinner during the 2011 Alumni Reunion Weekend on Sept. 23-24.

Members of Wayne Law Class of 1961