Grand Rapids Campus Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 16, 2012 - On January 16, the Black Law Students Association at Cooley Law School's Grand Rapids campus hosted the school's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program. The topic of this year's event was "Where are all the black men?" The program focused on the numbers of incarcerated black men and their transformation when they are released from prisons/jails. Program panelists included Grand Rapids attorney Patrick Miles, 61st District Court Judge Benjamin Logan, social worker Stacy McGinnis and Joe Jones from the Grand Rapids Urban League. The program was moderated Cooley students Kara Beaufort and Phil Harte.
About Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 15,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.