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4th Annual Association of Black Law Alumni Cookout
Saturday, August 17 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Detroit Mercy Law Student Parking Lot
Join Detroit Mercy Law's Association of Black Law Alumni (ABLA) for an afternoon of food, fellowship, and fun.
Detroit Mercy Law alumni, current students, faculty/staff, and friends of ABLA are invited to the 4th Annual Summer Cookout. Bring your appetite for some tasty grilled treats, games, music, great conversation, and enjoy reconnecting. For more information, visit our events page.



University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Veteran’s Law Clinic (VLC) had its first fully Honorable Discharge upgrade granted for a U.S. Navy veteran. Professor Holly Christian, Director of the VLC, expanded the clinic’s practice to include record corrections when she joined the law school in 2021. Nachiket Sarvaiya, Dual 3L, wrote the memorandum that was presented to the Board of Corrections for Naval Records.
Nicholas Carroll '24 is proud to wear his identity as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community on his sleeve. He is the most recent past-President of OUTLaws, a student organization at Detroit Mercy Law dedicated to advancing the inclusion of LGBTQIA+ perspectives within the law school, and works with allies, with the school, and beyond to end discrimination in all forms.
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Immigration Law Clinic recently secured a grant of asylum status for an opposition activist from a West African country.