STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

  • Dual JD program with the University of Windsor
  • Extensive international law and comparative law courses
  • Established relationship with Universite d’Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

  • A legal writing program that starts in the first year and continues through the upper level courses.
  • A clinical program that ensures every student the opportunity to represent a client.
  • A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Downtown Detroit location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting Detroit Mercy Law graduates
  • Ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law or Family Law

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Committed to developing lawyers who serve the public good
  • Committed to serving the Detroit community
  • Founded on Jesuit and Mercy principles of service and the success of each individual

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Law School Centennial Celebration

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Join us in celebrating 100 years of educating and
inspiring law students in the City of Detroit.

We're planning a variety of special celebratory events and want you to be a part of the anniversary activities.  Join the UDM Law community for the festivities.  It's going to be an exciting year, and we look forward to seeing you.

For more event information contact:

Denise P. Hickey (’95), Assistant Dean of Alumni Relations
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Phone:  (313) 596-0202

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UDM Law Centennial Events


Centennial Kick-off Party

Friday, August 24, 2012, 5 – 8 p.m.
UDM Law parking lot
or atrium if inclement weather

Alumni, faculty, staff, and students will all kick off the centennial festivities with a fun, outdoor party at the School of Law featuring live music with your favorite Motown hits and a food truck rally serving the best of Detroit food fare.
$20 per person.

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Red Mass

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 5 p.m.
Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church
The Annual Red Mass and Renewal of the Lawyer’s Oath of Commitment will be held at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church beginning at 5 p.m., followed by a reception at the School of Law.
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Event flyer>>
Press release>>

Centennial Gala

Saturday, October 27, 2012, 6:30 p.m. - Midnight
Detroit Athletic Club
The Centennial Gala will be a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of 100 years of legal education in the City of Detroit.  Hon. Michael Talbot (’71) will be honored as Alumnus of the Year and Michael Costello (’85) will receive the Time & Talent Award.  Fabulous band, dinner, and many surprises throughout the evening.  Black tie optional. 
$100 per person.
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Centennial Mass

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 11 a.m.
Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church
The Centennial Mass will be celebrated at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church by Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., Ph.D., General Curia of the Society of Jesus in Rome, former UDM Law faculty member, and current member of the UDM Board of Trustees.  Mass is at 11 a.m., followed by a continental breakfast at the School of Law.
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Detroit Red Wings Outing

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Hockeytown Café and Joe Louis Arena
Buffet at Hockeytown Café and roundtrip shuttle service to the hockey game at Joe Louis Arena between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. 
Limited number of tickets.  Puck drops at 12:30 p.m.  Registration will open soon!

Voice for Justice Auction

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 6:30 – 11 p.m.
Detroit Golf Club
The 11th annual live and silent auction supporting the UDM Law Public Interest Fellowship Program will be held at the Detroit Golf Club. 

100 Year Commencement Program

Friday, May 10, 2013, 5 p.m.
Calihan Hall
The Centennial class will graduate, with special recognition of the 50 year jubilee class of 1963.

EVENTS


Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam - Michigan State University

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:45 am

Complimentary boxed lunches will be served to Detroit Mercy Law graduates taking the Michigan Bar Exam on February 23 and February 24. We will be in the Kellogg Center during lunch breaks to distribute the free lunches.

For additional information, please contact Asst. Dean Denise Hickey at 313-596-0202, hickeydp@udmercy.edu. 


2016 International Drafting Competition - University of Detroit Mercy

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 9:00 am

Detroit Mercy Law's International Intellectual Property Law Clinic in conjunction with the Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office will host the inaugural International Patent Drafting Competition.

http://law.udmercy.edu/index.php/academics1/patent-drafting-competition


Book Awards Ceremony & Reception - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Detroit Mercy Law will host its annual Book Awards ceremony on March 1, 2016 at 5:00pm at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, followed by a celebratory reception in the atrium. Business attire is required.

The Book Awards celebrate outstanding academic and service achievement. Detroit Mercy Law presents the Book Awards to students who have ranked first in a law school course in the preceding year or who have provided exceptional service to the school. Students on the Dean’s Honor List are also acknowledged.  


Law Review Centennial Symposium - Room 226

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:30 am

The Law Review will host a symposium on March 4, 2016, in celebration of its centennial year. The symposium will feature legal professionals and scholars from the City of Detroit and across the country to discuss legal issues confronted throughout Detroit's history, today, and issues that may arise in the future. Confirmed speakers include Detroit's Deputy Mayor Ike McKinnon; Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of MI Gerald Rosen; and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Institute of Arts Gene Gargaro ('67).

Press Release>>

Law Review Centennial Symposium Speakers>>

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McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion - Detroit Mercy Law Campus

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Our annual McElroy Lecture provides a forum for prominent thinkers and leaders to address fundamental issues of law and religion. This year's lecturer is Professor Kent Greenawalt of Columbia Law School addressing religious exemptions in same-sex marriages. Professor Greenawalt will be joined by commentators Andrew Koppelman of Northwestern University and Michael Moreland of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and University of Notre Dame Law School.

The lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in room 226, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium.

Event Details>>

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