Bridget McCormack to keynote Wayne Law Commencement

Bridget McCormack to keynote Wayne Law Commencement

DETROIT – Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack will deliver the keynote address at Wayne StateBridget Mary McCormack University Law School’s Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 14.

The ceremony, open to graduates and their guests, will be at the Detroit Opera House. Tickets are required.

McCormack was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 2012 and is the court’s liaison to Michigan’s business and tribal courts.

She was elected to The American Law Institute in 2013 and in 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology appointed her to the National Commission on Forensic Science. She also serves as an editor for the American Bar Association’s preeminent journal, Litigation.

McCormack joined the Yale Law School faculty in 1996 and went on to the University of Michigan Law School in 1998 where she taught criminal law, legal ethics and various clinics. She was named associate dean for clinical affairs in 2002. Since her election to the Michigan Supreme Court, she has continued to teach at Michigan Law and publish in professional journals and law media.

She is a graduate of New York University School of Law.


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Invitation to media: The media is invited to Commencement to cover the ceremony and Justice McCormack’s address. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. For media tickets, contact Kaylee Place, 313-577-4629 or

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Contact: Kaylee Place

Phone: 313-577-4629


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