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Professors in the News

Chair, Levin Center at Wayne Law; Distinguished Legislator in Residence Carl Levin wrote a column, "The United States should fight against tax dodgers, not for them," for The Washington Post.

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Director of the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic; Assistant (Clinical) Professor Nick Schroeck was quoted by The Guardian for its report, "Detroit incinerator is hotspot for health problems, environmentalists claim." 

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Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Schenk was mentioned in The Chronicle of Higher Education for its report, "A Family Profession."

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Professor of Law Laura Bartell was quoted by the Detroit Free Press for its report, "How Wayne County navigated its financial crisis."

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Entrepreneurship and Business Law Society Bake Sale
October 27 2016 at 9:00 AM
Wayne State University Law School
Help the Entrepreneurship and Business Law Society raise funds for their upcoming Seraph Biosciences Startup Forum.
Student Board of Governors Annual Halloween Party
October 27 2016 at 9:00 PM
The Old Shillelagh,
The party runs from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Cost is $10 at the door or $5 if you sign up in advance. Names will be entered into a spreadsheet and will be checked off at the door if you buy in advance. There is no paper ticket. Buy tickets in advance in the Law School Lobby between 12:15 and 1:15 or 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25; Wednesday, Oct. 26; or Thursday, Oct. 27.
2016 LSAC Atlanta Forum
October 28 2016 at 12:00 PM
AmericasMart Atlanta
Atlanta Forum
Blessing Bag Service Project Fundraiser
October 31 2016 at 9:00 AM
Law School
The Medical & Health Law Society is partnering with the Greater Detroit Coalition's "Homeless Not Helpless" to raise money and in-kind donations to support the second annual Blessing Bag Service Project. Blessing Bags include personal hygiene items such as hand sanitizer, mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, and bottled water. The goal is to raise enough money to pass out 100 Blessing Bags to homeless and at-risk of homelessness persons across Detroit, with an emphasis on Midtown. Fundraising will occur in the Law School Atrium from October 31 through November 3 (9am to 5pm)
Energy: Issues, Innovations, and Implications
October 31 2016 at 12:00 PM
Student Center
This event brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss alternative energy and how it is reflected in law, politics, science, and engineering. It will include a panel, an artistic interlude, and a talk. See below for the schedule and speakers. Refreshments will be served. Panel on Science, Technology & Law (noon) LEELA ARAVA, Mechanical Engineering/WSU MARK BASKARAN, Geology/WSU NICK SCHROECK, Director, Transnational Environmental Law Clinic/WSU Artistic Interlude (1:30) Photography by Steve Andre Poetry by Olya Lemberg Art Project: Don’t Follow the Wind Talk: "Energy Democracy: how a grassroots movement became German energy policy - and why that matters" (2 pm) CRAIG MORRIS, Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany   Sponsored by the WSU German Program, WSU Global Studies, CMLLC, CLAS, The Sustainability Scholars Forum, and MSU  
Practicing Law Abroad - My Lives in International Practice
November 1 2016 at 12:15 PM
Wayne State University Law School, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Wayne Law's Program for International Legal Studies will host Mark Sadoff, '86, partner at Shubert Collin in Paris.  Sadoff will reflect on his nearly 30 years of practice (private, government, in-house) and will discuss lessons learned and how he was prepared (or not). He will describe his journey from Wayne Law to international practice and provide practical advice to students interested in a similar career path. Lunch will be served.
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Alumni Accomplishments
Barbara Levin

Barbara Levin '77, served as the sponsor of the USS Detroit, which was commissioned into the U.S. Navy this month. As...

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Faculty, staff accomplishments
Nick Schroeck

Director of the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic; Assistant (Clinical) Professor Nick Schroeck moderated a community enviornmental health chat titled, "Getting the Lead Out:...

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Student Accomplishments
Giuliano Mancini

Giuliano Mancini was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Building blocks: Law student has passion...

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