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Native American Panel Discussion Held at WMU-Cooley

May 12

WMU-Cooley Law School continued its monthly Community Conversations by discussing the PBS documentary Warrior Lawyers: Defenders of Sacred Justice.

norrel hemphill

WMU-Cooley Graduate Selected as an Equal Justice Works Fellow

May 11

Equal Justice Works, a nonprofit organization that brings together an extensive network of law students, lawyers, legal services organizations, and supporters to promote a lifelong commitment to public service and equal justice, announced its 2022 fellow class.

WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Gala

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Celebrates 20 Years; Attorney Wolfgang Mueller makes $250,000 donation during anniversary gala

May 09

LANSING, Mich. – On Friday, May 6, the WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project celebrated 20 years of screening legal cases, which has led to the exoneration of eight individuals, during a gala celebration and fundraiser at the Country Club of Lansing. The gala’s keynote speaker was Anthony Ray Hinton, who was wrongfully convicted of the 1985 murders of two restaurant managers in Birmingham, Alabama.

WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project

WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Helps Earn Release of Terance Calhoun After Over 15 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

April 22

DETROIT, Mich. - April. 27, 2022 - Today, Wayne County Judge Kelly Ramsey set aside the conviction of Mr. Terance Calhoun. Calhoun was wrongfully convicted of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping, and felony firearms possession arising from a pair of criminal sexual conduct cases in Detroit, Michigan, in October of 2006.

Anthony Ray Hinton

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project to Hold 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration

April 13

In recognition of the 20th anniversary of WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project, a gala will be held at the Country Club of Lansing on May 6.

Heather Silcott

WMU-Cooley Student Receives SBM Animal Law Section Wanda Nash Award

April 05

On April 4, WMU-Cooley Law School student Heather Silcott was presented the Wanda Nash Award by the State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Animal Law Section.

Tony Flores

WMU-Cooley Honors Professor Anthony Flores as he Becomes Judge

April 01

WMU-Cooley Law School Professor Anthony Flores was recognized during a reception at WMU-Cooley on March 31 following his being appointed to the post of judge for Lansing’s 54A District Court by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Brame, Hope, Anthony, Nessel

WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Expungement Fair

March 30

In collaboration with State Representatives Sarah Anthony (Lansing) and Kara Hope (Holt), Attorney General Dana Nessel, the Capital Area Michigan Works!, Safe and Just Michigan, and Nation Outside, WMU-Cooley Law School held an expungement fair at the law school’s Lansing campus.