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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.

The point where driverless vehicles and the law intersect is nearly uncharted territory, but one University of Detroit Mercy alumna has positioned herself there to help keep an industry on the right road.

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."

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