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Wayne Law honors graduates at Commencement

May 16, 2014

DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School honored recipients of degrees for December 2013 and candidates for degrees in May 2014 and August 2014 during the law school’s 2014 Commencement ceremony Monday, May 12.

Students eligible to participate in the ceremony included 170 for juris doctor degrees and five for master of laws degrees. The ceremony was in the Jack White Theater at The Masonic Temple of Detroit.


Faculty and administrators applaud as graduating students proceed to Wayne State University Law School’s Commencement ceremony Monday, May 12. For additional photos, visit law.wayne.edu/commencement2014.




Jocelyn Benson, left, dean of Wayne State University Law School, congratulates graduate Bonsitu Kitaba during the Commencement ceremony.





Dignitaries at Wayne State University Law School’s Commencement included, from left, Professor Peter J. Hammer, director of the law school’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights; law school Associate Dean Lance Gable; WSU Provost Margaret E. Winters; keynote speaker and honorary degree recipient Brian A. Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., and a professor at New York University School of Law; WSU President M. Roy Wilson; and Wayne Law Dean Jocelyn Benson.



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