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Susan Haack to deliver Cohen lecture in trial advocacy Oct. 7 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Susan Haack, a professor of law, humanities and philosophy at the University of Miami, will deliver the I. Goodman Cohen Lecture in Trial Advocacy on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Wayne State University Law School.
Reserve a spot for Wayne Law Reunion on Oct. 16
DETROIT – All Wayne State University Law School alumni are invited to the Wayne Law Reunion on Friday, Oct. 16, honoring the classes of 2005 to 2014, 1980 and 1965.
NLRB general counsel to speak at labor law symposium Oct. 15 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin Jr. will deliver the keynote address during the Bernard Gottfried Memorial Labor Law Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 15, at Wayne State University Law School.
Levin Center at Wayne Law to present Oct. 20 conference in D.C. on congressional oversight
The Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School will present a half-day conference, “Congressional Oversight of Classified Programs – 40 Years after the Church Committee,” on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Washington, D.C.
White House officials to explain Iran nuclear deal Wednesday at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Two White House officials will explain the nuclear deal negotiated with Iran during a presentation Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Wayne State University Law School.
Carl Levin to speak at Wayne Law Commencement; pioneering Indian justice to get honorary degree
Registration open for June 8 Wayne Law Golf Outing; sponsorship opportunities available
Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2015 Wayne Law Golf Outing, set for Monday, June 8, at the Country Club of Detroit.
April 2 event at Wayne Law to focus on 50 years of Voting Rights Act
Civil rights icon Morris Dees of Southern Poverty Law Center to speak April 13 at Wayne Law
Workshop March 24 to help residents buy vacant land in Detroit
Women judges to share their insights March 12 at Wayne Law
Billionaire developer, philanthropist Stephen Ross to speak April 9 at Wayne Law
Young to deliver Cohen lecture in trial advocacy March 10 at Wayne Law
Wayne Law plans film screening, panel Feb. 25 on International Criminal Tribunal
Wayne Law Good Governance panelists to evaluate mayor's first year Feb. 18
Wayne Law alumni to share expertise on international law Feb. 17
Black judges to discuss careers, issues of diversity Feb. 10 at Wayne Law
Wayne Law event Feb. 3 to focus on helping local entrepreneurs expand globally
Panel to discuss implications of Ferguson, New York cases Jan. 21 at Wayne Law
Area law students invited to panel Jan. 15 on judicial clerkships, externships
Community meeting set Friday at Wayne Law to talk about hockey arena project
Workshop Nov. 18 to help residents buy vacant land in Detroit
Human rights legal expert to speak Nov. 11 at Wayne Law
Attorneys to speak Nov. 5 on 'Women in the Law' for Wayne Law Alumni Speaker Series
Wayne Law program Nov. 3 to commemorate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Alumni accomplishments

Michael Pitt (1974)

has been selected for the Champion of Justice Award by the Michigan Association of Justice. The Champion of Justice Award is given to an individual in appreciation of their commitment to the civil justice system and to preserving the rights of citizens. Pitt is co-founding partner of Royal Oak-based law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers. He earned his bachelor’s from Michigan State University. 

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Faculty accomplishments

Eric Zacks

presented his latest article "Fee-Shifting Provisions in Foreclosure" June 7 at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Law and Society in Toronto.

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Student accomplishments

Lauren Marie Pereny

was awarded a 2018 Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship for her commitment to workers’ rights through previous educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences. Pereny will be a fellow at the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social. Read more here.

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