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WMU-Cooley Tampa Bay Campus Hosts Summer Graduation Ceremony

August 12

Graduates from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus received their juris doctor degrees during the law school’s summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 12, 2017. The event was held at the University of South Florida’s College of Music Auditorium.

Hardam Tripathi

Law School Students, Graduate, Discuss The Fight Against Malaria

August 08

WMU-Cooley Law School Tampa Bay campus students Rumita Singh and Ashley Hart and graduate Hardam Tripathi, along with other leaders involved in the United Nations Association of the United States of America, Tampa Bay, and Nothing But Nets, organized a

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Law School Treats Students to WMU-Cooley For Kids Day

August 01

On Tuesday, August 1, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School students, faculty and staff hosted hundreds of youth participants from the Lansing Parks and Recreation summer program at Cooley Law School Stadium for the 17th annual WMU-Cooley for Kids Day.

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WMU-Cooley Tampa Bay Connects With School Employees

August 01

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus participated in the United School Employees of Pasco’s (USEP) annual "Rep Rally” at the Hilton Garden Inn in Odessa, Florida, an event designed to update USEP building representatives on relevant topics for the 2017–2018 school year

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WMU-Cooley Law Review Honors Scholarly Briefs

July 31

The WMU-Cooley Law Review celebrated the best of Michigan’s practicing bar during its 32nd annual Distinguished Brief Award ceremony at the Country Club of Lansing on Thursday, July 27.

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WMU-Cooley Law School Hosts Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking

July 19

Community members gathered at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus on Wednesday, July 19 for a panel discussion on human trafficking, titled, “You Don’t Own Me: Perspectives on Human Trafficking.” A diverse group of panelists discussed the issue and its impa

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Mock Trial Winners Announced for Evidence Competition

June 17

The Mock Trial Board at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus recently awarded Mackiesch Taylor and Mayra Puerta winners of the term’s Evidence Competition.

WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project’s Efforts Free Detroit Man After 42 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

Free After 42 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

June 15

LeDura (Ledora) Watkins was released today after serving almost 42 years for a robbery and murder he did not commit. Based on the WMU-Cooley Innocence Project’s motion for new trial, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office agreed to vacate the judgment of conviction and dismiss all charges in the 1975 murder of a Detroit woman.

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