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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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May 2016

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

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

05/10/16 - Auburn Hills Campus Holds Incoming Class Orientation - 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

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

01/04/16 - 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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