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WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Case is Featured In Netflix Series

April 13

The Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Innocence Project’s exoneration of Kenneth Wyniemko in 2003 will be featured in a new Netflix series, The Innocence Files. The series is set to drop on Wednesday, April 15.

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Graduate and Extended Programs Director Named Director of Online Learning

April 07

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s director of graduate and extended programs Catherine McCollum is taking on an additional role as director of online learning.


Professor Emeritus Honored by Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters

March 20

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Distinguished Professor Emeritus Otto Stockmeyer has been awarded the 2020 Cohn Prize for Law and Public Policy by The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters.


WMU-Cooley Grand Rapids Campus Hosts Speed Mentoring Event

March 17

WMU-Cooley’s Career and Professional Development Department
hosted the National Association of Women Judges 2020 Mentor Jet program at the law school’s Grand Rapids campus on Wednesday, March 11.

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WMU-Cooley in Auburn Hills Honors Circuit Court Attorney

March 11

Oakland County lawyer and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School graduate Markeisha Washington was presented with the law school’s Integrity Award on March 9.

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All-Women Naturalization Ceremony Held at WMU-Cooley

March 11

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services held an all-women naturalization ceremony at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus on Friday, March 6. The ceremony includes the Oath of Allegiance, the final step to citizenship for the candidates.

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WMU-Cooley Honors Arthenia L. Joyner with Distinguished Leadership Award

March 11

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored Florida State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner (2006-2016) with the 2020 Distinguished Leadership Honoree at its annual Black Tie Ball held at the Hilton Garden Inn on Saturday, March 7.

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WMU-Cooley Access to Justice Clinic Hosts Expungement Clinic

March 04

Western Michigan University Law School’s Access to Justice Clinic, in partnership with WMU-Cooley graduate and attorney Amanda Sterkenburg, held an Expungement Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 29, for those wanting to learn about the expungement process and receive assistance in their expungement application.


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