Past Events


Auburn Hills Integrity in our Community Speaker Series

Keynote speaker: Lynn Helland, executive director of the Judicial Tenure Commission
Auburn Hills Campus
Room 145



Grand Rapids Honors Convocation

Grand Campus
Room 529
5:00 p.m.


Auburn Hills Honors Convocation

Auburn Hills Campus
Room AH 145
5:00 p.m.



Lansing Honors Convocation

Lansing Campus
Cooley Center, lobby 
5:00 p.m.


WMU-Cooley for Kids Day

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s students, faculty and staff hosted nearly 500 students from Lansing Parks and Recreation at Cooley Law School Stadium for its 15th Annual Cooley for Kids Day July 22. Kids get to participate in an afternoon of fun, including a parade around the ball field with colorful student-made banners, introduction of a dream team during the pre-game ceremony, participation in the first pitch and singing the national anthem, lunch, and the opportunity to take in a Lansing Lugnuts baseball game.


Constitutional Interpretation Debate to be Held

On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Hauenstein Center, the Koeze Business Ethics Initiative, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum will host "Debating the Constitution." Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Professor Victoria Vuletich will moderate the debate and the debate is part of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Constitution Day activities. The debate is being held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, at 7 p.m. The debate on constitutional interpretation is free and open to the public, and will be between Nathan Goetting of Adrian College and John McGinnis of Northwestern University.


Civil Forfeiture to be Discussed During Constitution Day Event

On Friday, Sept. 15, Clark Neily, vice president of criminal justice of the Cato Institute, will join a panel discussion at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus to discuss the constitutionality of civil forfeiture. The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Joining Neily is Daniel Lemisch, the acting United States  Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren will make closing remarks. The event will be held Friday, Sept. 15, noon-2 p.m. in Room 145 of the Auburn Hills campus, 2630 Featherstone Rd., Auburn Hills, Michigan.


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