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WMU-Cooley Student Receives 2022 Ralph M. Freeman Scholarship

May 25

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has awarded WMU-Cooley Law School student Riley Stheiner with the 2022 Ralph M. Freeman Law School Scholarship.

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WMU-Cooley Holds Spring Commencement for Michigan Campus Graduates

May 20

Michigan campus graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School were honored during a graduation ceremony on May 12 at the Michigan State University Auditorium.

Rosemary Armstrong

WMU-Cooley Holds Spring Commencement for Tampa Bay Campus Graduates

May 18

Graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus were honored during a graduation ceremony on May 14 at the University of South Florida Oval Theater.


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.

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WMU-Cooley’s Innocence Project Helps Earn Release of Terance Calhoun

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.