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WMU-Cooley Student Speaks During Diversity Lunch

March 29

On March 25, the State Bar of Michigan American Indian Law Section (AILS) and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section's (ADRS) Diversity and Inclusion Action Team co-sponsored a virtual discussion for mediators, arbitrators, other alternative dispute resolution practitioners, and members of the American Indian Law Section.

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WMU-Cooley Law Review Symposium Discusses Qualified Immunity and Police Reform

March 25

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Law Review took an in-depth look at qualified immunity and police reform during its annual symposium on March 18.

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Virtual Honors Convocations Held at WMU-Cooley

March 22

Virtual honors convocations were held at all WMU-Cooley campuses this month, highlighting students' accomplishments and awards.

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Attorney Makes $8,500 Donation to WMU-Cooley’s Innocence Project

March 16

Attorney Wolfgang Mueller, of Novi, Michigan, said he “cannot think of a more noble calling” after donating to WMU-Cooley Law School’s Innocence Project. The founder of the Mueller Law Firm donated $8,500 to the project to support their work. The project strives to earn the release of factually innocent prisoners who have been wrongfully convicted.


WMU-Cooley Professor Appointed to Florida Judicial Nominating Commission

March 08

Joseline Jean-Louis Hardrick, a professor at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus, has been appointed to the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for the Middle District of Florida.

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WMU-Cooley Ranks 20th in Number of Women Enrolled in Law School

March 02

In honor of Women’s History Month, has ranked WMU-Cooley Law School as a top 20 school for female enrollment in 2020.

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus Stands Behind Police Transparency Legislation

February 24

Marla Mitchell-Cichon, distinguished professor emeritus at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and counsel to the law school’s Innocence Project, participated in a virtual legislative briefing on Feb. 19 focusing on the need for police transparency.

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WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Earns Release of Kenneth Nixon After More Than 15 Years in Prison

February 18

DETROIT, MICH. – Feb. 18, 2021 – Today, Wayne County Judge Bruce Morrow set aside the conviction of Mr. Kenneth Nixon. Nixon was wrongfully convicted of murder, attempted murder and arson in 2005.