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Upcoming Events

For the most up-to-date event schedule, please visit our events page.

Current Events in the Law Series: President Biden's Climate Change Agenda and the UN Climate Change Conference 
Monday, November 1, 2021,1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST via ZOOM
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law invites you to join discussions about issues on law and policy related to current topics and events in the United States. As the United Nation's Climate Change Conference COP-26 convenes in Glasgow, Scotland, this program will explore the goals of the conference, President Biden's climate agenda, and local efforts towards climate justice.

Mock Law Class and Current Student Panel
Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Noon EST via ZOOM
Join us for a virtual Mock Law Class and panel discussion with our current law students. After you register for the class, you will receive a copy of the case to read prior to the class. Come prepared to join in the discussion and learn more about Detroit Mercy Law.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

BLSA Meet and Greet
Monday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. EST via ZOOM
The BLSA Meet and Greet will start with a brief introduction from the admissions team about the admissions process followed by a moderated discussion about all the things BLSA does on campus to help their members succeed and then opening it up for questions.

Virtual Open House
Friday, January 7, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EST via ZOOM
The Virtual Open House is an interactive experience to meet one-on-one with professors, current law students, staff, and alumni and learn about the advantages of Detroit Mercy Law. Launch your legal career at the only law school in the heart of Downtown Detroit and immerse yourself in the region's largest legal community.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


October 20, 2021

Detroit Mercy Law hosts annual Patrick A. Keenan Memorial Appellate Advocacy Competition virtually for second year

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Moot Court Board of Advocates hosted the annual Patrick A. Keenan Appellate Advocacy Competition Oct. 15-19. For the second year, the competition took place entirely over Zoom.

October 18, 2021

Career Opportunities Spotlight: Detroit Mercy Law students hopes to pursue career in health care law

Andrew Foley ’23 recently began his position at Ottenwess Law, an opportunity he landed through On-Campus Interviews.

October 12, 2021

Detroit Mercy Law Students Complete Externships in Circuit Courts

Over the summer, Detroit Mercy Law Students completed externships in judge’s chambers in Circuit Courts.