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WMU-Cooley Holds Commencement for Michigan Campus Fall Term Graduates

December 22

Michigan campus graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School were honored during a graduation ceremony on Dec. 18. The commencement, which was held live at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center, allowed family and friends the opportunity to join the ceremony remotely through a YouTube livestream event.

Vellar Morris

WMU-Cooley Senior Selected as Finalist for Prestigious Federal Award

December 17

Soon-to-be graduate of WMU-Cooley Veller Morris has been selected for the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Class of 2022. The coveted program, administered by the U.S Office of Personnel Management, values leadership, problem-solving, strategic thinking and other qualities that lead to excellent service in a future career in the government.

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project

WMU-Cooley's Innocence Project Receives Grant to Support Forensic Case Review

December 10

The Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School $300,000 in grant funding to screen post-conviction claims of innocence. In 2019, the WMU-Cooley Innocence Project (Project) first received the Upholding the Rule of Law grant.

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WMU-Cooley’s Tampa Campus Holds Virtual Honors Convocation

December 02

On November 19, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored students during the law school’s fall-term honors convocation.

Michigan Appeals Court Judge Christopher Murray

WMU-Cooley Law Review Honors Top Scholarly Briefs

December 02

The WMU-Cooley Law Review honored attorneys Mark Bendure, Sima Patel, and Jessica Zimbelman during the organization’s annual Distinguished Brief Award ceremony on Nov. 18. The ceremony, which recognizes the most scholarly briefs filed with the Michigan Supreme Court in 2021, was held virtually to due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drone Law Symposium

Homeland & National Security Law Review Hosts Drone Law Panel Discussion

November 19

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Homeland and National Security Law Review hosted national drone experts during a virtual Drone Law Symposium on Nov. 10, 2021.

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WMU-Cooley Lansing Campus Holds Virtual Honors Convocation

November 17

On November 11, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus held a convocation honoring students who will be graduating following the law school’s fall term.

WMU-Cooley LL.M. New Scholarship Opportunity

WMU-Cooley Offers New Master of Laws Degree Scholarships

November 16

WMU-Cooley Law School has announced a new scholarship opportunity beginning November 2021 for students beginning a Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in January, May, or September 2022.