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WMU-Cooley Holds Spring Honors Convocation

March 22

On Wednesday, March 22, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus honored more than 70 students for their leadership roles with various student organizations and for achieving academic excellence by being named to the Dean’s List or Honor Roll.

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News Ethics Topic of Panel Discussion at WMU-Cooley Law

March 22

As “fake news” and social media have been a heightened topic of discussion recently among the public and national daily news, WMU-Cooley Law School and the Michigan Capital Chapter, American Society for Public Administration hosted the panel discussion, “Social Media: The Ethics of Fake News,” on March 22.

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Judge Allen Given Integrity Award

March 22

Judge Donald L. Allen Jr. was recently honored with WMU-Cooley Law School’s Integrity Award. Judge Allen received the award following his keynote speech on March 22 as part of the school’s “Integrity in Our Communities” speaker series. The award is presented to legal professionals who demonstrate the highest integrity in their profession. 

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WMU-Cooley Tampa Spring Honors Convocation

March 15

On March 15, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored nearly 150 students for their leadership roles with various student organizations and for achieving academic excellence by being named to the Dean’s List or Honor Roll.

Sierra Whitaker-Davis was presented with the Distinguished Student Award for her involvement and leadership with numerous student organizations.

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Aaron Burrell Honored with Integrity Award

March 15

Attorney Aaron Burrell of the Dickinson Wright law firm presented the keynote during WMU-Cooley Law School’s “Integrity in Our Communities” speaker series. Following his March 15 presentation, the law school honored him with the Integrity Award. The award is presented to legal professionals who demonstrate the highest integrity in their profession. 

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Michael C.H. McDaniel is Leader in the Law

March 13

Michael C.H. McDaniel, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School associate dean and professor of law has been accepted as one of 30 lawyers in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law Class of 2017.

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All-Women Naturalization Ceremony Held at WMU-Cooley

March 10

Sixty women completed the path to U.S. citizenship Friday, March 10, during an all-women naturalization ceremony at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus. The ceremony was held in honor of Women’s History Month, and included candidates from 28 countries.

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Exoneree Released by DNA Evidence Speaks

March 10

James Bain, the longest serving exoneree in U.S. history to be released using post-conviction DNA evidence, and former FBI agent Robert Cromwell spoke at the Tampa Bay campus of WMU-Cooley Law School on Friday, March 10.

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