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Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the campus and speak with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students.
The UDM Law Alumni Relations Office and members of the Rock the Bar faculty and administration mentorship team will provide complimentary boxed lunches for alumni taking the Michigan Bar Exam on July 28 and July 29. Look for us outside the Breslin Center near Gate C during your lunch break each day. You can sit and relax or grab and go - whichever you prefer.
Best wishes on the exam. We're all rooting for you! For additional information, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey at 313-596-0202, email@example.com.
The School of Law's Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement for the Class of 2015 were held on May 7 and May 8. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez provided the keynote address for Commencement. Photos from both events may be found in the Law Class of 2015 Commencement Photo Gallery. Congratulations, graduates!
Professor Larry Dubin commented in a recent edition of The Detroit News on the fatal shooting of Terrance Kellom in Detroit by law enforcement and the circumstances under which a warrant to enter his home would not have been needed.
Professor J. Richard Broughton's paper, "The Snowden Affair and the Limits of American Treason," was featured recently on The Originalism Blog (Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, University of San Diego); in the "Worth Reading" section of War Crimes Prosecution Watch (PILPG & Cox International Law Center, Case Western); and as an SSRN Top Ten Paper in the area of Strategies of Self-Defense.
Student Manpreet ("Moni") Gill was recently honored by UDM's Institute for Leadership and Service for her work as a Fellow with the Ford Community Corps Partnership. Ms. Gill will graduate in May and intends to practice immigration law. Her leadership project for this academic year involved consulting with and providing legal advice to low-income Detroit area residents regarding immigration issues at the Ford Resource Engagement Center in Southwest Detroit. Ms. Gill assisted hundreds of people with navigating the complexities of immigration law. She also taught a class on leadership skills to students in the Immigration Law Clinic as well as guiding the clinic students in appropriate interviewing techniques. Ms. Gill was the only law student at UDM this year to receive the award.
Students enrolled in the Juvenile Appellate Clinic, taught by Prof. Deborah Paruch, presented proposed legislation on the best interest of the child factors in child protection proceedings to the legislative sub-committee of the Children's Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan on April 16th. They have been asked to assist the committee going forward as it takes this issue through the legislative process.
Markeisha Miner, Assistant Dean of Career Services and Outreach, is participating this week in a panel of experts addressing the most efficient and proactive strategies for collecting, analyzing, and producing relevant, useful data. The panel is featured at the National Association for Law Placement’s 2015 Annual Education Conference & Resource Center Exhibition in Chicago.