Board of Trustee member and alumnus David Williams II passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 8.

Detroit Mercy Law will host a lecture and panel discussions honoring the 160-year anniversary of the March 12, 1859 meeting between famous abolitionists Frederick Douglass and John Brown at the home of William Webb in Detroit.

Detroit Mercy Law will host a portrait unveiling ceremony and reception honoring alumna and Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise K. Langford Morris on Friday, March 8, International Women’s Day.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will present its 21st annual McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion on Wednesday, March 13, featuring Rebecca French, professor of Law at the University at Buffalo School of Law, part of the State University of New York system.

The Federal Pro Se Clinic Soiree has been postponed to Tuesday, June 18. Lawyers, judges and other community leaders will gather to celebrate the first anniversary of the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic on this new date.

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the Law Review's 2019 symposium will feature discussions on prominent women’s issues in the law. Topics include education, employment, gender discrimination, reproductive rights and the #MeToo movement.

Detroit Mercy Law wishes students, their families, alumni and our community a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season!

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is partnering with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, to launch an Environmental Law Clinic to aid organizational clients and teach students how to affect regulatory policy in all three branches of state, provincial and federal government in both the United States and Canada.

Detroit Mercy Law, in partnership with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, will launch an Environmental Law Clinic in January 2019.

Detroit Mercy faculty, staff and leadership gathered together Nov. 2 to honor two faculty members at the 2018 Faculty Recognition Awards.

Three student organizations at Detroit Mercy Law—the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the Women’s Law Caucus, and the Law Review—plan to honor Detroit Mercy Law alumna Judge Denise Langford Morris by donating a portrait of her to the School of Law and by recognizing her in a portrait unveiling ceremony on March 8, 2019, International Women's Day.

Paul Butler, now a professor of law at Georgetown University, shared his experience and insight Oct. 22 at the inaugural Dewitt C. Holbrook Lecture on Social Justice at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Butler researches and teaches in the areas of criminal law, race relations law, and critical theory.

Professor Lawrence Dubin received the State Bar of Michigan’s John W. Reed Michigan Lawyer Legacy Award during the annual State Bar of Michigan NEXT Conference in Grand Rapids in September.

The national debate about policing, criminal justice and race relations will be front and center when Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler speaks at Detroit Mercy Law at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will continue its work with low-income Oakland County residents who represent themselves in federal lawsuits thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation.