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Wayne Law is the premier public-interest law school in the Midwest. Every day we train the next generation of lawyers, advocates and leaders. Our civil rights, entrepreneurship, environmental and international programs, and their related clinics, set Wayne Law apart as an advocate for justice committed to serving the community. If you're looking to make an impact with your career, join us at Wayne Law.


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Sign up for Halloween Costume Contest & Potluck
October 31 2014 at 12:00 PM
Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Freedom Hall Atrium
Please join us on Friday, Oct. 31, for our HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST & POTLUCK   First-, second- and third-place medals for the best costumes. RSVP with the dish you want to bring to the potluck. Open to all law students, faculty and staff!  
Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
November 3 2014 at 12:15 PM
Law School, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights,
The history and modern significance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be the focus of a Wayne Law program marking the legislation’s 50th anniversary. Speakers: Professor Peter J. Hammer, director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights. He’ll offer an overview of the Civil Rights Act and its impact 50 years later. Rachel Myung, second-year law student and an articles editor for The Journal of Law and Society at Wayne Law. She’ll speak on behalf of the Women’s Law Caucus about the Civil Rights Act from the perspective of gender equality in the workplace. Cecil Roberson, second-year law student, president of the Black Law Student Association at Wayne Law and a student attorney with the Free Legal Aid Clinic. He will discuss the Civil Rights Act today from the perspective of racial equality. Distinguished Professor Robert A. Sedler, who teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Conflict of Laws at Wayne Law. Sedler is the organizer of the anniversary event. He’ll discuss the legislative history of the Civil Rights Act. Lunch will be served. No registration is necessary. Complete details
The Finish Line: Exam Prep Strategies
November 4 2014 at 12:15 PM
Law Classroom, 1550
As part of the First Year Workshop series, this program will discuss first year exams as a whole and specifically the dreaded format of multiple choice questions.  We will discuss preparation, approach, and how to master this type of exam.   This is a brown bag event, please RSVP to Sarah Garrison at sgarrison@wayne.edu, or call 313-577-9293 to register.
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