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Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed with help from WMU-Cooley Innocence Project 

November 10, 2014 - After serving almost seven years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Donya Davis has been exonerated by post-conviction DNA testing. Davis was released on bond on June 20, 2014, pending a new trial. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office dismissed all charges against Davis on Thursday, November 6.


12/19/14 - Elves For Elders® Receives Gifts from Tampa Bay Campus Students and Faculty

12/17/14 - Children in Everyday Blessings Foster Care Receive Donations from Tampa Bay Campus

12/17/14 - Students, Faculty and Staff Donate Gifts to the Be a Santa to a Senior Program

12/10/14 - Students to Learn County Court Practice from Judge Greco


11/25/14 - Attorneys Discuss How to Capitalize in Today’s Economic Environment at Law Review Symposium

11/17/14 - D.C. Lawyer Patrick Griffin Elected President of Alumni Association

11/10/14 - Wrongfully Convicted Man Freed with help from WMU-Cooley Innocence Project

11/06/14 - Experts Share Insights with Students on Fight Against Human Trafficking

11/06/14 - Students Collaborate with Attorney General Schuette to Create a Military Family Law Guide

11/06/14 - Attorney Susan Kornfield Talks to Students on the Importance of Pro Bono Service


10/30/14 - Florida Commission on Education Approves Cooley Law School Name Change

10/20/14 - Students and Faculty Commit to Pro Bono Services

10/17/14 - Porscha Brown Elected to National Black Law Student Association

10/17/14 - Professor McDaniel Moderates Discussions at Homeland Security and Defense Education Summit

10/01/14 - Second District Court of Appeal Holds Oral Arguments at Tampa Bay Campus


9/19/14 - Graduates Sworn in as State Bar of Michigan Leadership

9/19/14 - Assistant Dean Tracey Brame Honored as one of the “2014 Women in the Law”

9/18/14 - Religion and the First Amendment Focus of Constitution Day Event

9/16/14 - Retired Brigadier General, Professor, and Eagle Scout Michael C.H. McDaniel Honors Military and Public Safety Professionals

9/16/14 - Graduate Clair Stevens Inducted into the Michigan Insurance Hall of Fame

9/12/14 - Lieutenant Governor Calley to Speak at Patriot Week Event


8/13/14 - Cooley Law is now Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

8/07/14 - Sarah Miller Honored with Great Deeds Award

8/07/14 - Keith Stickley Honored with Great Deeds Award

8/06/14 - Auburn Hills Campus is One of the Most Impressive Law School Buildings in the World

8/01/14 - Cooley for Kids Day at the Stadium


7/31/14 - High Achieving Students Honored at The Dux Event

7/29/14 - Pontiac Teens Get Law School Experience as Part of Youth Employment Program

7/29/14 - Students Help Publish Michigan Guide to Military Family Law

7/29/14 - Student Bar Association Helps Promote Day at the Park for Kids

7/21/14 - Immigrant Rights Clinic Wins Release of Detainees

7/21/14 - Marla Garland Receives Great Deeds Award

7/21/14 - Christopher Perez Selected to Serve as Florida Bar Section Representative

7/21/14 - Eula Bacon Receives Community Scholarship Award

7/15/14 - Attorneys Honored at Law Review Distinguished Brief Award Banquet

7/15/14 - Elderlaw Clinic Receives $10,000 Grant from Capital Region Community Foundation

7/09/14 - Selah Freedom Organization Receives Help from Students

7/09/14 - Mentoring Mixer Connects Students with Legal Professionals

7/09/14 - Youth Behind Bars Event Offers Research Data on Children in Prison

7/09/14 - Tampa Campus Donation Drive Benefits Foster Children

7/07/14 - Student Bar Association Hosts First-ever "Diversity Dialogue"

7/07/14 - Tampa Campus Students Participate in Moot Court Competition

7/01/14 - Thomas M. Cooley Law School Statement


6/26/14 - Tax Student Receives Achievement Award from State Bar of Michigan

6/24/14 - Phi Delta Phi Initiates New Members into Legal Honor Society

6/24/14 - Mentor Jet Connects Students with Local Legal Professionals

6/24/14 - Students, Faculty, and Staff Celebrate Juneteenth

6/20/14 - Cooley's Innocence Project Gains Freedom For Wrongfully Imprisoned Man

6/17/14 - Former FBI Agent Speaks to Homeland and National Security LL.M. Students

6/16/14 - Professor Receives Distinguished Service Award from Oakland County Bar

6/13/14 - Graduates Offer Insights on How to Be Successful in Solo Practice

6/11/14 - Cooley Law School Brightens the Lives of Individuals at Ann Arbor’s Stimson Apartments

6/10/14 - Zaneta Adams (May 2014 Grad) Showcases Her Professional Talents During Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference

6/09/14 - James M. Cameron, Jr. Honored with Ethics, Service And Professionalism Award

6/05/14 - $4,000 Raised at Charity Event to Help End Bullying

6/04/14 - Solo By Design™ Teaches Students Secrets to Success


5/22/14 - Public Defenders Clinic Receives Cornerstone Award

5/06/14 - New Courses and Faculty Added to Tampa Bay Campus


4/11/14 - Academic Excellence and Community Service Recognized at Convocation Ceremonies

4/02/14 - National Jurist Magazine Gives Cooley an "A" in Practical Legal Training

4/01/14 - Associate Dean Talks Ethics, Integrity, and Professionalism to Coast Guard Cadets

4/01/14 - Cooley to Host Public Roundtable on Patent Review Proceedings


3/27/14 - Professor and Expert on Patent Law Discusses Importance of U.S. Supreme Court Software Patents Case

3/26/14 - Students Hold Peacemaking Court to Build Trust and Communication

3/24/14 - Cooley Hosts Dollars for Scholars Program

3/21/14 - Students Network with Judges and Attorneys at Mentor Jet Event

3/19/14 - Students Elected to Lead American Bar Association Law Student Division

3/19/14 - Associate Dean Joan Vestrand Speaks at Citadel Leadership Symposium

3/19/14 - Student Volunteers and Professor Receive CDAM Justice for All Award

3/18/14 - Michigan Supreme Court Justice, Ontario Bar Leader Elected to Cooley Law School Board of Directors

3/18/14 - Tampa Bay Campus Receives SERF Certification for Environmental Stewardship

3/18/14 - Graduate Donates Bronze Sculpture of Thomas McIntyre Cooley

3/10/14 - Daniel M. Houlf, General Motors Director of U.S. Tax Counsel, Honored with Adjunct Faculty Award

3/07/14 - ABA Awards Cooley with Bronze Key Award for Outstanding Student Participation and Membership


2/25/14 - Legal Authors Society New Inductees Announced

2/21/14 - Student Chapters Host Panel Discussion on Race-Based Preferences in College Admissions

2/17/14 - Interfaith Dinner and Panel Discussion Hosted at Cooley

2/17/14 - Suicide Prevention Foundation Educates Law Students

2/11/14 - Students Meet and Network at Macomb County Bar Association Masters Section Event

2/05/14 - Panel Grades Workplace Diversity in the Legal Profession


1/31/14 - Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity Chosen to Edit Law Journal

1/30/14 - President LeDuc Receives 2013 Newsmaker of the Year Award - Grand Rapids Business Journal

1/25/14 - 115th Commencement Ceremony Bestows Juris Doctor and Master of Laws Degrees to 346 Students

1/21/14 - Foreign Study Program Expands to Oxford, England

1/21/14 - Joan Vestrand Honored with Leadership Award - Eastern Leaders Group

1/17/14 - Cooley Hosts Webcast on Separation Between Government and Religion

1/16/14 - Innovation and IP Legal Writing Competition Open To All Law Students in Michigan

1/10/14 - Professor James Carey to Lead Corporate Law and Finance LL.M. Program

1/03/14 - New Students Take Part in Professionalism in Action at Orientation


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