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Dean Phyllis L. Crocker is the recipient of the Patriot Award administered by the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

A new agreement between Oakland University and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just six years.

In May, the Michigan State Board of Law Examiners (BLE) released the February 2018 bar exam results, which indicate that Detroit Mercy School of Law graduates earned the school a second-place bar passage ranking among Michigan law schools for this cycle.

University of Detroit Mercy held commencement ceremonies on May 11 and 12, 2018, and welcomed more than 1,500 students to the University’s alumni ranks. Congratulations to all graduates for achieving your academic goals!

The 2018 McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion, The Revitalization of Indigenous Spirituality: Court and Community Conflicts, was presented by Dr. John Borrows, Professor of Indigenous Law at University of Victoria Law School.

Oakland County Circuit Judge and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alumna Denise K. Langford Morris '82 will be receiving the Mary S. Coleman award at the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) Centennial Gala on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Detroit’s Colony Club.

“Law school is a stereotypically cutthroat environment, but from my experiences, students at Detroit Mercy Law don’t let competitiveness get in the way of friendships."

2L student, Krissy Slaney discusses the Dual JD program and Immigration Law Clinic with Detroit Legal News. Slaney is the first person from Newfoundland to do the Dual JD Program.

Detroit Mercy Law 2L evening student, Najah Allaham was featured in the Legal News. Allaham also works as a legal assistant at Dagher Khraizat Immigration Law Group in Dearborn.

Dean Phyllis Crocker recently wrote an op-ed piece urging Ohio not to execute William Montgomery, who lost before a divided en banc 6th Circuit in 2011

University of Detroit Mercy Law students Jessica Gnitt and Matthew Tapia took first place at the 2018 Regional Transactional LawMeet held in Washington, D.C., on February 23.

University of Detroit Mercy Law students Jessica Gnitt and Matthew Tapia took first place at the 2018 Regional Transactional LawMeet held in Washington, D.C., on February 23. “I was proud to represent the school and bring home a win for us,” Tapia said. “My colleagues and friends work really hard, and it’s nice to have something we can all be proud of."

Jen St. Amant, Vice President of Detroit Mercy Law OutLaws and CSO peer advisor, discusses Detroit Mercy Law and her internship at the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office in the Detroit Legal News.

More than 250 alumni and friends gathered on the McNichols Campus for the annual Titan tradition: Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Chili Cook-off, Feb. 24. Taste buds were sent into overdrive with pots of delicious chili created by representative teams of the University’s colleges/schools, as well as the Titan Club.

Dual JD graduate, Joe Vernon, a senior principal in the litigation practice group, has been named the new resident director of Miller Canfield’s headquarters office in downtown Detroit.

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