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WMU-Cooley Ranks 20th in Number of Women Enrolled in Law School

March 02

In honor of Women’s History Month, Enjuris.com has ranked WMU-Cooley Law School as a top 20 school for female enrollment in 2020.

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus Stands Behind Police Transparency Legislation

February 24

Marla Mitchell-Cichon, distinguished professor emeritus at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and counsel to the law school’s Innocence Project, participated in a virtual legislative briefing on Feb. 19 focusing on the need for police transparency.

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WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Earns Release of Kenneth Nixon After More Than 15 Years in Prison

February 18

DETROIT, MICH. – Feb. 18, 2021 – Today, Wayne County Judge Bruce Morrow set aside the conviction of Mr. Kenneth Nixon. Nixon was wrongfully convicted of murder, attempted murder and arson in 2005.
 

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Distinguished Historian Provides Perspective on America

February 16

“It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: America in 2020,” was the title given to historian James Kratsas’ review of 2020 in a program sponsored by  the WMU-Cooley Wellness Committee.

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Student Bar Association Hosts Virtual Welcome Back Activity

February 04

The West Michigan Student Bar Association at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus hosted its Welcome Back Game Night on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

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Mental Health and Wellness in the Legal Profession Discussed

February 04

Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales spoke virtually to over 40 attorneys and law students on Monday, Feb. 1 and shared Florida Bar initiatives aimed at assisting current and future members of the bar in their legal practices and beyond.

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Associate Dean Serves as Panelist for WLAM Implicit Bias Event

January 29

WMU-Cooley Associate Dean Tracey Brame was a panelist for the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan’s discussion on Interrupting Implicit Bias.

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WMU-Cooley Holds Commencement for its Fall Term Graduates

January 25

Members of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Justice Ward Hunt Class were honored during graduation ceremonies on Jan. 24.

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