News Listing

Allison Koltunchik, 3L, was featured in the Legal News.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law awarded Voice for Justice Fellowships to Katya Rowley and Abrial Neely.

Incoming Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum was featured in the Legal News.

Jessica Dailey, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

After careful review and consideration of guidance from medical and public health experts, all University of Detroit Mercy students, faculty and staff will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated on or before August 16, 2021.

Deja Davis is the 2021 recipient of the Vivere ex Missione Award — Latin for “To Live Out the Mission” — for the School of Law.

Larry Johnson, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

Alumnus Edward Martell '18 tells his story of being given a second chance to pursue his dreams and being sworn in as a lawyer by the judge who gave him a second chance.

Professor Erin Archerd discusses her role as Chair of the Education Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools in the AALS Spotlight on Sections series.

Savanna Polimeni, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

Professor Nicholas Schroeck, Associate Dean of Experiential Education, discusses the connection between poor air quality in Detroit and high rates of COVID-19.

Professor Alex Vernon, Director of the Immigration Clinic, discusses COVID-19 travel exemptions for refugees trying to cross the border with The Catholic Register.

Professor Julia Belian was awarded the 2021 James T. Barnes Sr. Memorial Faculty Scholar Award. Each year, a full-time faculty member is chosen to receive this award based on scholarship, teaching excellence, and public service. 

Incoming Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum discusses the increase in Black women deans at American Law Schools.

Recent graduate Julia Walczak '21 received the Member of the Year Award for 2021 from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Wayne Region.

Tanya Lundberg, Assistant Dean of Career Services and Outreach, discusses the increase in employment for the Detroit Mercy Law Class of 2020 in the ABA Journal.

Incoming Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum spoke about her dedication to advancing anti-racism and equity in her new role as Dean of Detroit Mercy Law on Detroit Today.

Chanel Taylor, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Aya Beydoun, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

Joshua Davey, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Brianna Hines, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

University of Detroit Mercy is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jelani Jefferson Exum as Dean of the School of Law. Professor Jefferson Exum’s appointment begins on July 1, 2021.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 2020 graduate employment rate surpasses the national average, with graduates securing employment in a variety of positions, including at top law firms, in competitive judicial clerkships, and in government, business, and public interest organizations.

Alumna Lisa Gretchko '78 was recently appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Sarah Nassar, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Five Detroit Mercy Law alumnae were named Notable Women in the Law for 2021 by Crain's Detroit Business.

Mark Adamaszek, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Katherine Ganick, 3L, was featured in the Legal News.

Professor Michelle Richards discusses the conflict between state and city and county governments in divvying up a settlement from McKinsey & Co. related to the consulting firm's liability for working with the opioid industry.

Kenneth Nelson, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Three Detroit Mercy Law students were awarded scholarships from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation.

Eugene Yeung, 1L in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program, was featured in the Legal News.

Ahmed Elsharnoby, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law recently received a donation of a 1930s wood relief carving in honor of alumnus John James Beach LLB '49

Alumna Kyra Harris Bolden '14 was honored as one of the Michigan Chronicle's 40 Under 40.

Peter Lochbiler, 3L, was featured in the Legal News.

Carley Kavanaugh, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

Ryan Misiak, 2L, was featured in the Legal News.

Joshua Wilk, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Professor Nick Schroeck, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, discusses the Biden Administration's recent climate change executive orders with Great Lakes Now.

Chase Yarber, 2L, received the 2021 Charles J. Cohen Scholarship from the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan.

Brad Gray, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Macy Murasky, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Christos Strubakos, 1L, was featured in the Legal News.

Ruby Joy, 3L in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program, was featured in the Legal News.

Kaamil Ali Khalfan, 2L in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program, was featured in the Legal News.

Deja Davis, 3L, was awarded the 2021 Ralph M. Freeman Scholarship.

Perla Espinal, 3L in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program, was featured in the Legal News.

Invir Dhanoa, 2L in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program, was featured in the Legal News.

Maya Younis, 3L, was featured in the Legal News.