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Upcoming Events

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

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Vegas Night Scholarship Fundraiser
Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. (EST)
In-person Detroit Mercy's Main Campus Ballroom (4001 W. McNichols Rd. Detroit MI)
This will be the first year back in-person since the COVID pandemic began. Vegas Night will include a silent auction showcase, casino-style games, raffle giveaways, music, and more. For more information, please visit our events page.

Friday, May 12, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. (EST), Calihan Hall, McNichols Campus
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will celebrate the graduating class of 2023 at the Commencement Ceremony in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of University of Detroit Mercy. Currently, there are no limit to the number of guests allowed per graduate for the School of Law ceremony. No tickets are required. Visit our Commencement page for more details.


March 17, 2023

Detroit Mercy Law invites community to second installment of “Women in Arts and Entertainment Law” series, hosted in partnership with Windsor Law and City of Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law invites community participation in the second installment, Women in Film Law, of the Women in Arts and Entertainment Law series on Wednesday, March 22 from 6 to 8 pm (ET) via Zoom. This series is being hosted in partnership with University of Windsor Faculty of Law and the City of Detroit.

March 08, 2023

Detroit Mercy Law Students Win Regional USPTO Patent Drafting Competition

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law students won the Midwestern Regional Round of the National Patent Application Drafting Competition hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The competition introduces students to issues arising in U.S. patent law and develops their patent application drafting, amending, and prosecution skills.

February 06, 2023

Alumna makes history as first black female on Michigan Supreme Court

When she was sworn in as Michigan Supreme Court justice on Jan. 1, Kyra Harris Bolden ’14 made history. The University of Detroit Mercy Law alumna is the first Black woman to serve on the state’s highest court.