Wayne State University

Faculty, staff accomplishments

May 24, 2017

Alan Schenk will receive the John W. Reed Lawyer Legacy Award from the State Bar of Michigan. This award is presented periodically to an educator from a Michigan law school whose influence on lawyers has elevated the quality of legal practice in Michigan.

May 18, 2017

Peter Hammer spoke at an event to celebrate the launch of a book, Detroit 1967: Origins, Impacts, Legacies at the Detroit Historical Museum.

May 13, 2017

Blanche Cook attended the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School's Law & Economics Center's Thirty-Third Economics Institute for Law Professors.

May 12, 2017

Jan Bissett wrote a chapter for the recently published book State Practice Materials: Annotated Bibliographies (Frank G. Houdek and Adeen Postar, eds. Hein, 2017)The chapter is called Michigan Practice Materials: A Selective Annotated Bibliography

May 12, 2017

Jan Bissett co-authored an article, "Beyond Court Decisions-Dockets, Documents and Analytics," for The Colorado Lawyer's May 2017 edition.

May 12, 2017

Jan Bissett and Beth Appelbaum had a poster session description published in the spring 2017 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing. The poster is titled, "Scholarly, Meet Practice: Developing Sustainable Legal Research Skills," and is available here.

May 12, 2017

Beth Applebaum and Jan Bissett had a poster session description published in the spring 2017 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing. The poster is titled, "Scholarly, Meet Practice: Developing Sustainable Legal Research Skills," and is available here.

May 10, 2017

Blanche Cook presented at the University of Richmond School of Law's Mid-Atlantic Junior Faculty Forum. Her topic involved sex trafficking experts in federal cases.

May 5, 2017

Paul Dubinsky attended the executive board meeting of the International Law Association in his capacity as vice president and representative of the U.S. branch of the organization.  

May 3, 2017

Paul Dubinsky presented a work-in-progress titled, "The Elusive Hague Conference Judgements Convention," at the Dublin International Law Seminar Series in Ireland.

April 29, 2017

Megan Canty presented at the Legal Writing Institute's Biennial Moot Court Conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

April 21, 2017

Stephen Calkins spoke at the 17th annual Loyola Antitrust Colloquium in Chicago.

April 14, 2017

Stephen Calkins provided expert consumer advice about credit cards for WalletHub.com. Read his advice here.

March 30, 2017

Peter Hammer delivered the keynote address at an event titled, "Changing Together in an Era of Change." It was sponsored by Metro Solutions.

March 29, 2017

Stephen Calkins spoke at the American Bar Association Antitrust Section spring meeting in Washington, D.C.

March 28, 2017

Peter Hammer was invited to join the Detroit Urban Research Center's Community-Academic Research Network, which works to reduce health disparities and improve the health and wellness of residents in Detroit.

March 28, 2017

Nicholas Schroeck was part of a panel discussing, "Health Equity at Industrial Scale: the Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act under the Trump Administration." The event was held at the University of Michigan.

March 23, 2017

Lance Gable was the keynote speaker at a conference titled, "The Autonomous Patient: Entrepreneurs Driving Health Care" in Detroit.

March 15, 2017

Robert Sedler was a panelist at The University of Toledo College of Law for a discussion titled, "Alternative Facts, Fake News and the Role of the Media."

March 13, 2017

Jocelyn Benson will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Matrix Awards presented by the Detroit Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications to honor outstanding achievements.

March 7, 2017

Elise Bean spoke to 50 federal agency personnel about the Congressional oversight process as part of a 2-day Congressional Operations Seminar, run by the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University.

March 6, 2017

Kaylee Place was featured in The Mining Journal, Marquette, Michigan's local newspaper, for its report, "Can-do motto serves Marquette native well." Read the full article here.

March 1, 2017

Rebecca Robichaud wrote, "Traversing the Immigration Court in Light of the New Executive Order," for the Michigan Bar Journal. Read the full article here.

February 27, 2017

Jonathan Weinberg was a panelist for a program at the University of Windsor called "Trump: Control or Chaos?"    

February 25, 2017

Eric Zacks presented "The Statute of Limitations, Res Judicata, and Acceleration Clauses in Mortgage Foreclosures" at the 12th Annual International Conference on Contracts, which was held at Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California.

February 23, 2017

Jonathan Weinberg was a panelist at a town hall discussion about the rights of immigrants in the United States and the Metro Detroit region. The town hall was hosted by Representative Brenda Lawrence.

February 21, 2017

Peter Hammer was part of a panel discussing, "The Thirteenth Amendment - A Historical Perspective- Justice, Freedom and the Spaces In Between" for an event at the Detroit Public Library.

February 10, 2017

Peter Hammer was the keynote speaker for Fordham University School of Law's Environmental Law Review Symposium in New York City. He spoke on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

February 8, 2017

Stephen Calkins spoke at the American Antitrust Institute's International Antitrust Roundtable in Washington, D.C. His presentation was titled, "Observations on the Year in International Antitrust."

February 6, 2017

Jonathan Weinberg participated in an Interfaith Roundtable organized by Representative Brenda Lawrence to discuss President Trump's executive order imposing refugee and travel bans.

February 3, 2017

Noah Hall was part of a small group of law professors who filed an amicus brief in State of Washington v. Trump, the immigration executive order case. Through the brief, the professors seek to inform the court about the issue of state standing. 

January 26, 2017

Blanche Cook gave a TEDxWayneStateU talk titled, "CAUGHT: Calculating the Moves of Power in Our Midst." Watch her full talk here.

January 24, 2017

Noah Hall was a co-presenter of "Interstate Groundwater Disputes and the U.S. Supreme Court," a webinar sponsored by the Council of State Governments.

January 4, 2017

Elise Bean was included in the Global Tax 50, a list compiled by International Tax Review of the year's top 50 individuals and organizations influencing tax policy and practice.

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