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Discover Detroit Mercy Law Day
Friday, January 5, 2024, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in-person, Detroit Mercy Law
You will have the opportunity to take a mock law class and hear from members of our admissions office about the different programs offered and tips for the application in addition to taking a tour of the building and meeting current students. Check in will open at 12:30 p.m. Questions can be directed to
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Professor Cara Cunningham Warren is the 2023 recipient of the 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.
Sister Colleen Hickey passed away on October 2 at the age of 88. She dedicated her life to her faith and her community. She undoubtedly had a positive impact on anyone who passed through Detroit Mercy Law during her service.
Rita Samir Soka '22 hosted a private fundraiser at her home in support of the Detroit Mercy Law Power of One program on September 14. The program helps graduates pass the bar exam on their first attempt by providing key preparation benchmarks and financial support. With over 100 graduates sitting for a U.S. bar exam each year, the program requires significant annual funding.