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Upcoming Events

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

Discover Detroit Mercy Law Day (Prospective & Admitted Students)
Friday, January 6, 2023
Join us to learn more about Detroit Mercy Law. Prospective and admitted students are invited to this event. You can sign up for our morning or our afternoon sessions—which ever works best for your schedule. You are welcome to come to all or just some of the sessions, whatever aligns best with you, your schedule, and your goals.

The event will be taking place in-person. Registration will be required.

Virtual Dual JD Transnational Law Mock Class for Prospective Students
Thursday, January 19, 2023, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST
Virtually participate in a Transnational Mock Law Class for Prospective Students and learn how the Dual JD program provides students with a one-of-a-kind legal education that gives them a competitive edge in today’s globalized legal environment.

Get First-Hand Experience: Meet Our Dual JD Current Students
Thursday, February 9, 2023, 7:00-8:30 p.m. (ET) via Zoom.
Gain insight from Dual JD current students on how you can get a fully integrated transnational experience in the only comparative, three-year law program of its kind in North America.

Detroit Mercy Law Review Symposium: Fallout: The Legal Impact of the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine
March 3, 2023, time TBD, in-person Detroit Mercy Law
Detroit Mercy Law Review presents the 107th Symposium on the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is a tragic event that has reverberated across the world. Fallout from it impacts a broad variety of legal specialties. While some of these impacts are yet to be fully realized, it is important to begin discussion and analysis of them.
Registration coming soon.


October 03, 2022

Detroit Mercy Law’s Conviction Integrity Clinic hosted panel discussion on wrongful convictions

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Conviction Integrity Clinic hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, September 28 to educate students and the community about the causes and impacts of wrongful convictions.

September 08, 2022

Detroit Mercy Law launched the Arts and Entertainment Law Clinic to support local creatives and cultural richness of Detroit through an expanded IP law clinical program

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law launched the Arts and Entertainment Law Clinic at the start of the fall 2022 term. This expansion of the clinical program is aligned with the School of Law’s Jesuit and Mercy traditions of service learning, access to justice, and educating the complete lawyer.

June 23, 2022

Detroit Mercy Law Faculty Publications & Presentations, Spring 2022

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law faculty members are well respected scholars in their area of expertise. This past winter term, the faculty published and placed numerous articles in law reviews across the country, saw chapters in books published, and presented in a variety of settings.