Resources For:
Home Logo
Image
News Header Image

What's New

Leonard Peoples

WMU-Cooley’s Lansing Campus Holds Virtual Honors Convocation

July 16

On July 8, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus held a convocation honoring students who will be graduating following the law school’s summer term.

Daniela Mendez

WMU-Cooley’s Tampa Campus Holds Virtual Honors Convocation

July 16

WMU-Cooley Law School Tampa Bay students Yveline Dalmacy and Lakeshia S. Thomas were presented with Leadership Achievement Awards at the law school’s honors convocation on July 14.

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Collaborates to Secure Release of Corey Quentin McCall After Nearly 16 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Collaborates to Secure Release of Corey Quentin McCall After Nearly 16 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

June 25

Today, Berrien County Circuit Court Judge Angela M. Pasula set aside the conviction of Corey Quentin McCall, who was wrongfully convicted of three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in 2005.

“There are no words to meet the moment,” Berrien County Prosecutor Steven Pierangeli said during McCall’s hearing Friday morning. “It is tragic that you served time for this offense."

wmu-cooley logo

Brame Participates in Panel on Prison and Criminal Justice Reforms

June 17

On Tuesday, June 8, WMU Cooley Associate Dean Tracey Brame participated in a panel discussion on prison and criminal justice reforms.

joseline hardrick

WMU-Cooley Law School Honors Juneteenth and African-American Independence

June 17

On Tuesday, June 15, WMU-Cooley Law School held a virtual discussion titled Juneteenth Promises Made, Promises Delayed, Promises Kept.

Jay Kaplan

ACLU of Michigan Attorney Speaks on History of LGBTQ Rights

June 14

In recognition of Pride Month, WMU-Cooley Law School hosted ACLU of Michigan Attorney Jay Kaplan to discuss the history of LGBTQ rights. The June 10 virtual conversation was part of the law school’s Community Conversation Series.

cooley logo

Kimble Center for Legal Drafting Honored by Center for Plain Language

June 04

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Kimble Center for Legal Drafting has been honored with the 2021 ClearMark Award in the legal category by the Center for Plain Language.

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Paves the Way for Release of Gilbert Poole After 32 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Paves the Way for Release of Gilbert Poole After 32 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

May 26

LANSING, Mich. - May 26, 2021 - Today, Oakland County Circuit Judge Rae Lee Chabot set aside the conviction of Gilbert Lee Poole, Jr. who was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1989.