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Marla Mitchell-Cichon

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Partners on Grant for Research, Data Collection

October 29

The Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office Conviction Integrity Unit, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Innocence Project and the Urban Institute a $249,948.00 grant. The 24-month long grant program is entitled “Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions.”

Amy Timmer

WMU-Cooley Law School Appoints Amy Timmer as Interim Dean

October 22

Lansing, Michigan – October 22, 2018: Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School has appointed Amy Timmer to be interim dean effective October 22, 2018.

Skills workshop

Jury Selection Skills Workshop Held at WMU-Cooley Grand Rapids

October 19

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Student Bar Association at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus hosted a skills workshop on jury selection, which is known as “Voir Dire,” or “speak the truth.”

Jeffery Zapor

Mental Health Day Discussion Held at WMU-Cooley

October 18

In support of Mental Health Awareness Day, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus hosted the presentation, “Stress in the Legal Field,” on Thursday, Oct. 11.

Michael Burke

Former Attorney Shares His Battle with Addiction

October 12

Former Attorney Shares his Battle with Addiction During WMU-Cooley Mental Health Awareness Day Event

Professor Christopher Hastings

New Lawyers Tell WMU-Cooley Students the Secrets of Success

October 10

On Oct. 3, five members of the Grand Rapids Bar Association's Young Lawyers section came to WMU Cooley Law School to share with law students their fears while they were in law school, how they overcame them, and how to succeed in today's marketplace.

Victor Veschio

WMU-Cooley Debt Relief Clinic Director Appointed to Grievance Committee

October 04

WMU-Cooley Law School Debt Relief Clinic Director Victor H. Veschio has been appointed by the Florida Bar to serve a three year team on the 13th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F.”

Professor Marjorie Gell

Coping Mechanisms for Mental Health Issues Highlighted at WMU-Cooley Series

October 04

The student chapter of the Organization of Women Lawyers and the Mentorship Committee at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus hosted the first part of a series of discussions focusing on anxiety Oct. 2.


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