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Upcoming Events

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

108th Law Review Symposium: Law School 101: An Exploration of Legal Pedagogy
Friday, March 8, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (EST), in-person at Detroit Mercy Law
This year’s symposium theme will be Law School 101: An Exploration of Legal Pedagogy. Visit the Law Review Symposium website for information on the Symposium. RSVP>>

Erin Go Law
Thursday, March 14, 2024, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (EST), Detroit Mercy Law Atrium
The Detroit Mercy Law Alumni Association invites you to attend a networking reception with fellow members of the law community. Come and celebrate the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day while enjoying an evening of great conversation, making connections, as well as delicious Irish brew and fare. RSVP>>

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Vegas Night Scholarship Fundraiser
Thursday, April 4, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (EST), Huntington Bank, (2025 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226. Huntington Tower-19th Floor)
Vegas Night will include a silent auction showcase, casino-style games, raffle giveaways, music, and more. For more information on how to become a sponsor, donor or how to register to attend Vegas Night, please visit our Events Page.

2024 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. (EST), Calihan Hall, McNichols Campus
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will celebrate the graduating class of 2024 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.

News

Jazmine Goode (2L) serves as the executive treasurer of the Student Bar Association (SBA)—the governing body that represents students, liaises with the school, and oversees all other student organizations. In addition to her leadership with the SBA, Goode is as an active member of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA)—the organization responsible for one of her fondest moments at Detroit Mercy Law and her very own designated parking spot.
Robbie Gaines '15 is President-Elect of the Wolverine Bar Association (WBA). When he assumes the role of President during the 2024-2025 year, he will promote and adhere to the principles the WBA has stood for since it was established in the 1930s—justice for all, diversity in the legal profession, and community leadership. Through this influential role, he will join the ranks of the many distinguished attorneys who have served as past presidents of the WBA over the years.
Christin DewBerry (3L) is a leader at Detroit Mercy Law. Her classmates elected her to serve as their executive president of the Student Bar Association (SBA)—the governing body that represents students, liaises with the school, and oversees all other student organizations.