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WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Discussion for Women’s History Month

March 08

WMU-Cooley Assistant Professor Dr. Amanda Fisher led a discussion on gender equality and women’s rights as part of WMU-Cooley Law School’s monthly Community Conversation series.

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Brame Joins Distinguished Panel Discussing Opera Premiere on Racial Injustice

February 28

In coordination with the world premiere of the opera, Stinney: An American Execution, the Federal Bar Association hosted a panel discussion in partnership with Opera GR and the Grand Rapids Bar Association.

David Ponton

WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Black History Month Discussion

February 22

As part of WMU-Cooley Law School’s monthly Community Conversations, a discussion on the past and present relationship between race and society was held on Friday, February 18. The guest speaker was University of South Florida professor David Ponton and was held in celebration of Black History Month.

Attorney Jamie White

Attorney in Nassar and Anderson Litigation Speaks to WMU-Cooley Students

February 17

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, WMU-Cooley Law School students had the opportunity to learn from lead attorney James White about the complex process that went into litigation against doctors Larry Nassar at Michigan State University and the late Robert Anderson, at the University of Michigan.

Tracey Brame and James McGrath

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tracey Brame Honored by Grand Rapids Business Journal

January 26

Tracey Brame, WMU-Cooley associate dean, professor and director of the law school’s Innocence Project, was among three finalists in the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Newsmakers of the Year for law in 2021.

James McGrath and Mina Woodard

Mina Woodard Graduates Summa Cum Laude

January 21

Of the 92 WMU-Cooley graduates earning their juris doctor degrees in December 2021, Mina Woodard ranked first with a perfect cumulative grade point average of 4.0 and was named Summa Cum Laude.

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WMU-Cooley Hosts Voter Suppression Discussion in Honor of MLK Day

January 20

As part of WMU-Cooley Law School’s monthly Community Conversations, Professor Monica Nuckolls hosted a discussion on voter suppression and voter protection. The discussion was held in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Desmond Meade

WMU-Cooley Holds Commencement for its Tampa Bay Campus Fall Term Graduates

December 22

Graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus were honored during a graduation ceremony on Dec. 19. The commencement, which was held live at the University of South Florida Music Hall Center, allowed the opportunity for family and friends to join the ceremony remotely through a YouTube livestream event.