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Professors in the News

Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel Stephen Calkins was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for its report, "Ohlhausen Seen Auditioning to Keep Top FTC Role."

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Professor of Law Jonathan Weinberg was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "At town hall, residents share immigration policy fears."

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Professor of Law Peter Henning was quoted by The Detroit News for its report, "‘Bad Girls' fugitive arrested after 11-year chase."

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Associate Professor of Law Christopher Lund was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for its report, "Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say."

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Calendar of Events

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Black Lives Matter in the Trump Era
February 28 2017 at 6:00 PM
Wayne State University Law School, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, will discuss her book, #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation. This event is sponsored by: WSU Department of African American Studies Wayne Law's Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights WSU Center for Peace and Conflict Studies WSU Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies WSU Humanities Center WSU Departments of History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology and Urban Studies
Student Board of Governor's Meeting
February 28 2017 at 8:30 PM
Damon J. Keith Center Room 2242
Student Board of Governor's Bi-Monthly General Meeting
Women's Law Caucus General Meeting
March 1 2017 at 12:15 PM
Law Classroom Building Room 1550
Women's Law Caucus General Meeting
Let’s Talk Program – Confidential drop-in time with a counselor
March 1 2017 at 4:00 PM
Wayne State University Law School, Room 1250 (Interview Room B)
Let’s Talk is an opportunity for law students to have a free, confidential drop-in consultation with a professional counselor from WSU Counseling and Psychological Services. Evening appointments also can be scheduled by calling 313-577-3398.
Film Screening of "Detroit Minds Dying"
March 1 2017 at 5:00 PM
Law School Building Partrich Auditorium
"Detroit Minds Dying:" Trump, Water Shutoffs & Resistance. Join us for a film screening and panel discussion about the mass water shutoff crisis in Detroit. 'Detroit Minds Dying' is a documentary-in-progress which follows residents, activists, and the United Nations as they fight for the human right to water. Featuring work of We the People of Detroit, Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management, Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, members of the Homrich 9 and many others. Film screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Monica Lewis Patrick of We the People of Detroit; Julie Hurwitz of the National Lawyers Guild and Homrich 9 defense attorney; and Bill Wylie-Kellermann, Pastor at St. Peter's Episcopal Church and Homrich 9 defendant.   Free and open to the public. Food will be served.
Wayne Law East Lansing Admitted Student Dinner
March 1 2017 at 5:30 PM
Please join Interim Dean Gable, Wayne Law faculty, admissions staff, alumni, and current students for dinner at HopCat, East Lansing. 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. 
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Alumni Accomplishments
Henry Baskin

Henry Baskin '57, was inducted into the Gold Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...

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Faculty, staff accomplishments
Jonathan  Weinberg

Professor of Law Jonathan Weinberg was a panelist for a program at the University of Windsor called "Trump:...

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Student Accomplishments
Nicole Sappingfield

Nicole Sappingfield was awarded the Dickinson Wright Women's Network scholarship from the Women Lawyers Association of...

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