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Julie Baumer

Female Exoneree Speaks During WMU-Cooley Women’s History Month Event

March 07

In honor of Women’s History Month, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Criminal Law Society hosted Julie Baumer, the state’s first female exoneree.

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WMU-Cooley Black Law Students Association Honors Warren Hope Dawson

March 05

Attorney Warren Hope Dawson was presented the “2019 Distinguished Leadership Award” by Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus.

Lisa Halushka and Marianne Drescosky

WMU-Cooley Staff, Students Recognize World Rare Gene Day

March 04

On Feb. 28, in honor of World Rare Disease Day, and in support of student Marianne Drescosky, and Assistant Dean Lisa Halushka, who both have children with rare genetic diseases, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus students, faculty, and staff were given permission by Associate Dean Joan Vestrand to wear jeans in place of business attire.  

Matthew Newburg

Larry Nassar Defense Attorney Presents ‘Defending The Notorious Client’

February 22

Defense Attorney Matthew Newburg, of Newburg Law, shared his experience as defense counsel for Larry Nassar, former Michigan State University sports physician and USA Gymnastics national team doctor, who pleaded guilty to child pornography and 10 counts of sexual assault.

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WMU-Cooley Center for Civil Discourse Holds Talk on Public Dialogue

February 14

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Center for Civil Discourse co-sponsored a discussion on public dialogue featuring Dr. Laura Black, associate professor of communication studies at Ohio University.

Jeffrey May and Lisa Halushka

Attorney Jeffrey May Discusses Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

February 13

Attorney Jeffrey May of Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, presented “Our Network Has Been Hacked!” at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus on Monday, Feb. 11.

Jacqueline Baker

WMU-Cooley Black Law Students Association Hosts Professionalism Event

February 08

The Black Law Students Association at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus kicked off Black History month by hosting a presentation on professionalism and etiquette. The keynote presenter was Jacqueline Baker of Scarlet Communications.

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WMU-Cooley Moot Court Team Ranks 25th in the Nation

February 06

After sweeping the writing division awards and winning the oral portion during the New York Bar Association’s Moot Court Regional Competition in November, WMU-Cooley Law School Auburn Hills campus’ National Moot Court team finished in the top 25 at the New York City Bar Association and American Trial Lawyers National Moot Court Competition on Jan. 29-31.


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