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Wsu Law School Faculty To Host ‘The Supreme Court’s Term In Review’

September 6, 2007

DETROIT (Sept. 6, 2007) – Wayne State University Law School will host a discussion titled “The Supreme Court’s Term in Review” from 12:15 – 1:20 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, in Room 1545 of the Law School Classroom Building.

Wayne State University Law School faculty will discuss some of the most controversial cases from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2006-2007 term, including decisions on: school integration; campaign finance reform; student free speech; and search and seizure.

The discussion will be presented by Assistant Professor Jocelyn Benson, Professor Stephen Calkins, Professor Peter Henning, Visiting Professor Margaret Leibowitz, Associate Dean David Moran, Associate Professor C.J. Peters, Distinguished Professor Robert Sedler, Professor Jonathan Weinberg, and Professor and Chair in Constitutional Law Steven Winter. A question and answer session will follow discussion.

This event will be held as a brown bag lunch, the Law School will provide beverages. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Robin Dortenzio, Special Events Coordinator, at robind@wayne.edu or at (313) 577-3934.

Wayne State University Law School has educated and served the Detroit metropolitan area since its inception as Detroit City Law School in 1927. Located at 471 W. Palmer St. in Detroit’s re-energized historic cultural center, the Law School remains committed to student success and features modern lecture and court facilities, multi-media and distance learning classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, and the Arthur Neef Law Library, which houses one of the nation's 30 largest legal collections. Taught by an internationally recognized and expert faculty, Wayne State Law School students experience a high-quality legal education via a growing array of hands-on curricular offerings, five live-client clinics, and access to well over 100 internships with local and non-profit entities each year. Its 11,000 living alumni, who work in every state of the nation and more than a dozen foreign countries, are experts in their disciplines and include leading members of the local, national and international legal communities. For more information, visit www.law.wayne.edu