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WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Clients Seek Compensation for the Wrongfully Convicted

Sen. Steve Bieda (blue tie) joins all the WMU-Cooley Innocence Project team on the Capitol steps after the press conference introducing Senate Bill 291.

Sen. Steve Bieda (blue tie) joins all the WMU-Cooley Innocence Project team on the Capitol steps after the press conference introducing Senate Bill 291.

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September 2016

09/25/16 - State Bar of Michigan president Lawrence Nolan presents keynote address at WMU-Cooley Law School Graduation

09/23/16 - Graduate and Board Chair Lawrence Nolan Assumes Presidency of the State Bar of Michigan

09/22/16 - Criminal Justice Committee Votes to Send Wrongful Conviction Compensation Bill to the Full House

09/21/16 - WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Director, Professor Marla Mitchell-Cichon Receives State Bar Champion of Justice Award

09/21/16 - Professor Honored as one of Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly’s 2016 Women in the Law

09/20/16 - Professor Brendan Beery Receives Beattie Teaching Award

09/20/16 - Study Abroad Law Students on Hand for Historic ‘Brexit’ Vote

09/19/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Clients Seek Compensation for the Wrongfully Convicted

09/17/16 - Joint Leadership Class Reenact President Ford’s Pardon of Richard Nixon

09/11/16 - Retired Brigadier General Speaks at Day of Remembrance

09/01/16 - Students Learn the Importance of Professionalism in the Legal Profession

09/01/16 - Judges and Attorneys Greet and Guide New Students at Orientation

August 2016

08/29/16 - Leadership Promotions Announced at Tampa Bay Campus

08/19/16 - Leadership Promotions Announced at Lansing Campus

08/13/16 - Tampa Bay Campus Holds Summer Graduation

July 2016

07/29/16 - Lansing Army Officer Sworn into the State Bar of Michigan via Video Conferencing

07/26/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum to Offer Ethical Leadership Class

07/26/16 - Money Donated to Help Deserving Detroit Public School Students Attend College

07/26/16 - Students Participate in Mock Trial with Assistance from Oakland County Circuit Court Judge

07/26/16 - Students Honored for Academic Excellence

07/25/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School Hosts 16th Annual Cooley For Kids Day at the Ballpark

07/22/16 - Attorneys and Police Hold Panel Discussion about Police Violence

07/21/16 - Law Review Honors Scholarly Briefs Filed Before the Michigan Supreme Court

07/20/16 - Professor and Students Donate Food and Supplies to Food Pantry

07/13/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Honors Convocation

07/11/16 - Students Give Presentation on Debt Relief Clinic and Provide Solutions for Debt-Related Legal Issues

June 2016


06/30/16 - WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Granted Evidentiary Hearing in 1998 Rape Case

06/29/16 - Member of Devontae Sanford’s Legal Team Honored with Integrity Award

06/28/16 - The Art of Negotiation - Conflict Management and Training Center Opens to Help Business Professionals and Students

06/20/16 - Sports and Entertainment Law Society Hosts Panel Discussion

06/16/16 - Juneteenth Event Commemorates End of U.S.Slavery

06/16/16 - Grand Rapids Bar and WMU-Cooley Host Annual Law Day Event

06/09/16 - 5th Annual Mentor Jet Networking Program Connects Students with Lawyers and Judges

06/08/16 - Black Student Law Association Hosts Discussion with Community Leaders

06/02/16 - Homeland Security Law Students Participate in Supreme Court Mock Trial

May 2016

05/26/16 - Michigan Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter Speaks at WMU-Cooley Graduation

05/25/16 - First-Year Law Classes on WMU's Kalamazoo Campus Beginning September 2016

05/19/16 - Charity Event Helps Detroit Public School Students Attend College

05/11/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School to Raise Money to Help Detroit Public School Students Attend College

05/10/16 - Incoming Class Orientation Auburn Hills Campus - Focus on Ethics, Professionalism, and Civility

05/09/16 - Graduates Sworn into Florida Bar

05/06/16 - Debt Relief Clinic Receives Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

05/02/16 - Tampa Bay Campus Holds May Graduation Ceremony

April 2016

04/19/16 - Student Honored for Animal Rights Advocacy

04/11/16 - Professor Voices Need for Criminal Justice Reform in America

04/01/16 - Criminal Law Society Addresses Criminal Misconduct in the Justice System

March 2016

03/30/16 - Students Initiated Into International Legal Honor Society

03/30/16 - Associate Dean Speaks at Annual U.S. Coast Guard Ethics Forum

03/28/16 - Journal of Practical & Clinical Law and WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Host Symposium

03/25/16 - Law Students Connect Studies to Real-World Experience, International Business

03/23/16 - Law Students Work with Eighth Graders on Mock Trial Event

03/23/16 - Criminal Justice Misconduct Discussion Held at Grand Rapids Campus

03/23/16 - Clinic’s Law Students Help People with Debt Issues - New Debt Relief Clinic Director

03/21/16 - Students Explore Health Care Law Opportunities from State Bar Expert Panel

03/18/16 - American Bar Association Honors Professor for Contributions to the Legal Field

03/17/16 - Professor Honored as Leader in the Law, Innocence Project, Access to Justice Clinic

03/16/16 - Elizabeth Devolder named Law Student of the Year by National Jurist Magazine

03/15/16 - Edward Pappas Honored with Integrity Award

03/14/16 - Student Association Delivers Water to Support Flint Residents - Encourages Others to Help

03/08/16 - Students Volunteer at Bar Association Food Festival

03/09/16 - Michigan Gov. Snyder appoints WMU-Cooley Professor to Flint Water Committee

03/08/16 - Professor wins Cohn Prize in Law and Public Policy Scholarship

03/08/16 - Experts Lead Discussion on Minorities in the Legal Profession

03/03/16 - Law Journal Symposium: Ways to Help the Wrongfully Convicted after Exoneration

February 2016

02/26/16 - Florida Justice Association Discusses Job Search Process with Students

02/24/16 - Students Learn How to Avoid Top 5 Pitfalls with Bar Examiners and Florida Bar

02/24/16 - Capital Punishment in Florida - Retired Officer and Professor Speaks to High School Students

02/17/16 - Professor Stevie Swanson Receives Beattie Teaching Award

02/16/16 - Tampa Bay Campus Announces New Professional Development Coordinator

02/16/16 - New Staff Attorney Named for Access to Justice Clinic

January 2016

01/20/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School Signs New Agreements as Kalamazoo Law Classes Begin

01/18/16 - WMU-Cooley Law School Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01/16/16 - Tampa Bay Campus Holds January Graduation Ceremony

01/04/16 - Staff Attorney Appointed to WMU-Cooley Innocence Project


 

December 2015

12/22/15 - Student-led Group Donates to Victims of Domestic Violence

12/10/15 - Courses and Adjunct Faculty Added to Tampa Bay Campus

12/10/15 - Students, Faculty and Staff Donate Needed Items To Everyday Blessings

 

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