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.
Peter Hammer spoke at an event to celebrate the launch of a book, Detroit 1967: Origins, Impacts, Legacies at the Detroit Historical Museum.
Blanche Cook attended the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School's Law & Economics Center's Thirty-Third Economics Institute for Law Professors.
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.
Jan Bissett co-authored an article, "Beyond Court Decisions-Dockets, Documents and Analytics," for The Colorado Lawyer's May 2017 edition.
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.
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.
Paul Dubinsky presented a work-in-progress titled, "The Elusive Hague Conference Judgements Convention," at the Dublin International Law Seminar Series in Ireland.
Megan Canty presented at the Legal Writing Institute's Biennial Moot Court Conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Peter Hammer delivered the keynote address at an event titled, "Changing Together in an Era of Change." It was sponsored by Metro Solutions.
Stephen Calkins spoke at the American Bar Association Antitrust Section spring meeting in Washington, D.C.
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.
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.
Lance Gable was the keynote speaker at a conference titled, "The Autonomous Patient: Entrepreneurs Driving Health Care" in Detroit.
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."
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.
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.
Jonathan Weinberg was a panelist for a program at the University of Windsor called "Trump: Control or Chaos?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Jonathan Weinberg participated in an Interfaith Roundtable organized by Representative Brenda Lawrence to discuss President Trump's executive order imposing refugee and travel bans.
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.
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.