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Professors in the News
Jun27

Professor of Law Peter Henning was a guest on Michigan Radio's Morning Edition to discuss, "The legal context for groundbreaking female genital mutilation case."

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Jun26

Professor of Law Peter Henning was quoted by the Associated Press for its report, "In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction."

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Jun22

Professor of Law Peter Henning was a guest on a Marketplace podcast discussing the departure of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

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Jun21

Professor of Law Peter Henning was quoted by Detroit Metro Times for its report, "Stiff charges brought in Flint water case, but will justice be served?"

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CitizenDetroit Candidate Forum - City Council district candidates
June 29 2017 at 5:30 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Join CitizenDetroit for a Dinner and Dialogue about City Council district candidates who will appear on the August 8, 2017 primary election ballot. The candidates have been invited to introduce themselves and identify their priority issues if elected. You will have the chance to: Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the district candidates. Judge for yourself which candidates reflect your values and priorities. EVENT HOSTS: WSU president emeritus Dr. Irvin D. Reid and former Detroit Councilmember Sheila Cockrel Admission is free, but reservations are required. Space is limited.  Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., program at 6 p.m. To attend, RSVP online or call 313-577-5550.   **CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT CANDIDATES: District 1: De'Andre Nelson, Tamara Smith and James Tate District 2: Linda D. Bernard, George Cushingberry Jr., Roy McCalister Jr., Helena Scott, Virgil Smith and Tyra Dear Williams District 3: Cedric Banks, Russ Bellant, Scott Benson, Dennis Green and Adam Mundy District 4: Ane Bomani, Jackie Grant, Latisha Johnson and Andre Spivey District 5:* Mary Sheffield and Jewel Ware District 6: Tyrone Carter, Raquel Castaneda-Lopez, Felicita Lugo District 7: Gabe Leland, Regina Ross and JoAnna Underwood *District 5 candidates will not appear on the August ballot, according to officials, because only two candidates were certified. They will appear on the general election ballot in November. **Invited, participation not confirmed.
BARBRI Bar Review Course (Simulated Michigan Bar Exam)
June 30 2017 at 8:00 AM
Law School Building Room 2103
Bar review course for law students preparing for the July 2017 Michigan bar exam. 
Wayne Law Supplemental Bar Preparation Program
July 1 2017 at 9:00 AM
Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
This 5 part series acts as extra preparation for Wayne Law alumni preparing for the bar exam. This is a course designed exclusively for Wayne Law with JD Advising, which supplements students' bar prep programs by giving them extra practice opporutnities and intensive review sessions.
BARBRI Bar Review Course
July 5 2017 at 8:00 AM
Law School Building Room 2103
Bar review course for law students preparing for the July 2017 Michigan bar exam. 
Wayne Law Detroit Admitted Student Dinner
July 11 2017 at 6:00 PM
HopCat
Please join Interim Dean Gable, Wayne Law faculty, admissions staff, alumni, and current students for dinner at HopCat, Detroit, MI. This will be a great opportunity to meet your future classmates and professors, and have your law school questions answered by the Dean, alumni, admissions staff and current students. Please click on the link below to RSVP. Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests at this dinner. 
Information Democracy: Legislative Processes
July 11 2017 at 6:00 PM
Damon J. Keith Law Collection
The Detroit Equity Action Lab at Wayne Law's Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights presents "Information Democracy: Community Investigation and Research Trainings." The sixth of eight workshops will cover Legislative Processes and Explore how State Legislative processes work to become a more effective community organizer or researcher. The workshops are free and open to the public. A light dinner will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m.
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Alumni Accomplishments

Dana Khalife-Marjieh '07, has started a full-service law firm, Black Marjieh Leff & Sanford LLP, in metro New York. She...

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Faculty, staff accomplishments
Stephen Calkins

Professor of Law Stephen Calkins spoke at the American Antitrust Institute's annual conference in Washington,...

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Student Accomplishments

Dane Lepola was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Wayne Law student serves as new...

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