U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith Conducted Motion Call at Cooley
March 30, 2012 – On March 1, 2012, United States District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith conducted his motion call at Cooley Law School's Auburn Hills campus. This is a continuing program whereby federal judges move their court to Cooley's Auburn Hills campus to hear motions and is sponsored by the Criminal Law Society and the Auburn Hills Mock Trial Board.
The judge heard one motion involving a civil rights case brought by parents whose children were removed from their home by the Department of Human Services. The parties argued for summary judgment based upon such complicated issues as immunity, substantive and procedural Due Process, and collateral estoppel.
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.