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The Fight Against Malaria Discussed at WMU-Cooley Law School

October 21

WMU-Cooley Law students Rumita Singh and Brian Brijbag, along with WMU-Cooley graduates Ricardeau Lucceus and Hardam Tripathi held a community engagement event Oct. 21to discuss policies working toward a better life for the future by funding the fight against malaria, a disease identified as a top public health threat by the Department of Defense.

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WMU-Cooley Team Makes it to Competition Semi-Finals

October 15

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Pretrial Competition team finished in the top four during the National Pretrial Competition at Stetson University College of Law in Tampa, Florida, Oct. 12-15. 

Ken Wyniemko

WMU-Cooley Innocence Project Exoneree Discusses Wrongful Conviction Book

October 13

WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project exoneree Kenneth Wyniemko and author Bob Henige held a public reception and media briefing at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus to introduce their book, “Deliberate Injustice – The Wrongful Conviction of Ken Wyniemko.”

Renalia DuBose and Brendan Beery

WMU-Cooley Professors Present Discussion On Free Speech

September 27

More than 100 students attended a Constitution Day event on WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus to participate in a discussion on free speech in public schools and universities on Sept. 25.

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McDaniel Honored with Champion of Justice Award

September 27

Michael C.H. McDaniel, WMU-Cooley Law School associate dean and professor of law, and retired Brigadier General, was presented with the Champion of Justice Award during the State Bar of Michigan’s annual meeting on Sept. 27 in Detroit.

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WMU-Cooley Bestows 61 Law Degrees

September 24

WMU-Cooley Law School presented 47 juris doctor and 14 master of laws degrees to graduates during the law school’s commencement ceremony for the Michigan campuses (Grand Rapids, Lansing and Auburn Hills) at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Laura Lambert

WMU-Cooley Hosts Training for Students in Pro Bono Bankruptcy Cases

September 23

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus hosted a bankruptcy representation training for students on Sept. 23 in partnership with Access to Bankruptcy Court (ABC), a nonprofit corporation that provides bankruptcy representation to low-income debtors.

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Judge Warren Discusses Federalism, Limited Government During Constitution Day Event

September 22

More than 80 students, faculty and staff gathered on WMU-Cooley Law School’s Lansing campus for a luncheon about federalism and limited government on Sept. 19. The event was hosted in honor of Constitution Day and featured Hon. Michael Warren from the Oakland County Circuit Court.


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