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GR Campus Hosts Talk on Poverty, Rule of Law

February 20

The Christian Legal Society (CLS) at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus hosted a discussion on poverty and issues surrounding the Rule of Law in the Developing World with a showing of the PovertyCure Inc.’s video series, “Justice for the Poor.” The Feb. 20 event explored the roots of human flourishing with a focus on entrepreneurial solutions to poverty.

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WMU-Cooley Students Host Benefit for Kids’ Food Basket

December 09

On Dec. 9, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted an event to help West Michigan’s Kids’ Food Basket. Students, faculty, and staff designed lunch sacks to donate to the Food Basket’s Sack Suppers program.

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Judges and Attorneys Gather for Mock Trial

November 03

On Thursday, Nov. 3, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids Campus Mock Trial Board held a professional mock trial with Judge Christina Elmore, of the 61st District Court; John Beason, attorney; and Chad Catalino, Muskegon county attorney.

Cody Brooks

Students Help Renovate Home for Vietnam Veteran

October 01

Federal Student Bar Association members from WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus recently volunteered to help remodel a local Vietnam veteran’s home.

Khadija Swims

State Bar President Speaks at September Graduation

September 25

On Sunday, Sept. 25, WMU-Cooley Law School held commencement ceremonies for graduates from the law school’s Michigan campuses at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts in East Lansing, Michigan.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Jonker

Students Learn Importance of Professionalism

September 16

Hon. Robert J. Jonker, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, was the keynote speaker during WMU-Cooley Law School’s Professionalism in Action program.

Michael C.H. McDaniel

Retired Brigadier General Speaks at Day of Remembrance

September 11

WMU-Cooley Law School Associate Dean and retired Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel was the featured speaker during the September 2016 Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute on the grounds of Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

Kenyata McGill

Panel Discussion Held About Police Violence

July 22

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) and the Student Bar Association (SBA) at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus held a panel discussion on July 22 about recent police violence.

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