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Director of the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic; Assistant (Clinical) Professor Nick Schroeck was quoted by Great Lakes Echo for its report, "Great Lakes offshore wind farm has funding, but faces hurdles before construction."

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Distinguished Professor of Law Robert Sedler was quoted in a Detroit Free Press Column by Brian Dickerson. The column is titled, "Justice delayed, again, for Michigan's juvenile lifers."

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Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel Stephen Calkins was quoted by the Indianapolis Business Journal for its report, "DuPont-Dow merger faces big EU obstacle."

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Director of the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic; Assistant (Clinical) Professor Nick Schroeck was a guest on WDET's Detroit Today with host Stephen Henderson to discuss, "The effectiveness of biofuels and green technology policy."

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Clinic Swearing-In Ceremony
August 31 2016 at 5:30 PM
Spencer Partrich Auditorium
Join the Wayne Law Clinical Education Program and the Free Legal Aid Clinic in welcoming 50 new students to the practice of law under Michigan Court Rule 8.120. The students will be sworn-in to practice by Justice Marilyn Kelly, Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Wayne Law. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.
If/When/How Monthly Meeting
September 7 2016 at 12:15 PM
2242 DJK Center
Join us for If/When/How's (formerly Law Students for Reproductive Justice) first general meeting of the year. We will be discussing upcoming events and electing a 1L Representative. If you are interested in running, please e-mail kristinagregerson@gmail.com. Lunch will be provided.
Cooper’s Mini 5k & 1 Mile Run/Walk (Prosecutors Foundation For Kids)
September 11 2016 at 9:00 AM
Auburn Hills Municipal Park
Prosecutors Foundation For Kids, a nonprofit organization assisting children who are placed in the Oakland County Foster Care System, will host this event. Entry fee for adults is $25 before Sept. 11 and $30 the day of the race; entry fee for youth (age 15 and younger) is $15 before Sept. 11 and $20 the day of the race. You also may register as a virtual participant to support the event for $30. Register online: www.coopersmini5k.com
Profiting from the Holocaust? Legal and Ethical Controversies over Nazi Art Looting
September 14 2016 at 7:00 PM
Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
The Arts, Communication, Entertainment and Sports Section of the State Bar of Michigan will present this program, which also is sponsored by the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan, Copyright Society of the USA and WSU's Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies.  Keynote speaker attorney Raymond J. Dowd will discuss the story behind Nazi looted art, through forced and coerced transfers, and the ethical and legal expectations of its return to its lawful owners. Dowd is a partner in the law firm of Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City. Moderater will be Howard Lupovitch, associate professor of history and director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies. Cost for students is $5 in advance and $7.50 at the door. Cost for the general public is $10 in advance and $12.50 at the door. The event is free for Holocaust Center members. Tickets: www.tinyurl.com/JBAM0914  
Damon J. Keith Scholar Reception and Alumni Reunion
September 15 2016 at 6:00 PM
Wayne Law's Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights,
Current students and alumni who received the Damon J. Keith Scholarship are invited to a reception to meet Judge Keith and celebrate the community of DJK scholars at Wayne Law. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Law Student Reception (Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan)
September 18 2016 at 3:00 PM
Home of Lawrence & Laura Garcia, Pleasant Ridge
The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan is offering this annual event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Beer, wine and Spanish cuisine will be provided. RSVP by Monday, Sept. 12. Specific location information will be provided upon RSVP.
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Alumni Accomplishments
Stephanie (Kamykowski) Mellin

Stephanie (Kamykowski) Mellin '10, joined Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller PC in Southfield as an associate in the firm's Consumer...

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Faculty, staff accomplishments
Virginia Thomas

Director of the Arthur Neef Law Library Virginia Thomas co-presented a paper at the International Federation of Library Associations...

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Student Accomplishments
Kristina Gregerson

Kristina Gregerson was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Health advocate: Wayne Law student serves...

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