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First-Year Law Classes on WMU's Kalamazoo Campus Beginning September 2016

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After earning 15 credits in the fundamental subjects of Torts, Contracts, Criminal Law, and completing the Introduction to Law program, students may pursue the balance of their legal education at the law school campus of their choice.

WMU Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University announced today that the law school will offer 15 credits of first-year instruction to incoming law students on WMU’s Kalamazoo campus beginning this September.

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August 2016

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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