India’s Supreme Court Cites Article by SJD Student Ajitesh Kir, LLM ’18

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India’s Supreme Court Cites Article by SJD Student Ajitesh Kir, LLM ’18 It’s not very often that a junior scholar gets published in an esteemed peer-reviewed law journal. It’s even less common for that junior scholar to have their article cited favorably by a country’s highest court. Ajitesh Kir, LLM ’18, a Michigan Grotius Fellow, […]

Michigan Law Among Top US Teams at Vis Moot

Michigan Law Among Top US Teams at Vis Moot U-M’s Vis Moot team included Matt Azzopardi, Hannah Juge, Jessica Carter, and Steven Tennison (back row, from left), as well as Tyler Loveall and Cheyenne Kleinberg (front row, from left). A team of six Michigan Law students argued their way to the Round of 64 at […]

No Football? No Problem: Spring Reunion in the Quad

No Football? No Problem: Spring Reunion in the Quad By Meaghan Kelly Michigan Law’s special spring Reunion invited alumni back to the Law Quad after their celebrations were canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19. Without the usual tentpole event of fall Reunion—a tailgate, followed by watching Michigan football at the Big House—attendees were […]

Clinic Helps Bring Clean Cooking to African Nations

Clinic Helps Bring Clean Cooking to African Nations By Sharon Morioka Image credit: BURN Manufacturing Working from their clinic in Ann Arbor, three U-M law students participated in an international transaction during the 2021–2022 academic year that will have an impact not only on the environment but on millions of people living half a world […]

21 New Faculty Join Michigan Law

Beautiful image of the Law School Cafeteria

21 New Faculty Members Join Michigan Law Twenty one full-time professors joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty beginning in the 2022–2023 academic year, with research and teaching interests focused in areas as diverse as economics, energy law, entrepreneurship, international law, intellectual property, philosophy, and race and inequality, among others. “These new faculty members […]

Addressing Communication Disabilities in Jails and Prisons

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Addressing Communication Disabilities in Jails and Prisons The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse, which is housed at Michigan Law, published this summer the first in a series of white papers focused on criminal justice policy reform. It was drawn from the tens of thousands of litigation documents in the clearinghouse collection. The paper, “Effective Communication with […]

Fall Reunion Returns to the Quad

Alumni reuniting at the Spring Reunion 2022

Fall Reunion Returns to the Quad There’s something magical about fall in Ann Arbor, and that’s especially true for Michigan Law alumni celebrating reunion milestones. The first fall reunions since 2019 were held over consecutive weekends in September, and they provided alumni the opportunity to reconnect with old friends during dinner and a tailgate in […]

Senior Day

The Hon. Roger Gregory, ’78 and Hilary Allen, ’22 at Senior Day

Senior Day Hilary Allen, ’22, (center) and the Hon. Roger Gregory, ’78, (right) during the Senior Day ceremony at Hill Auditorium. “I come to you with a spirit of hope, a spirit that’s embedded in what I know you are capable of. And I want to make sure that my message to you is, let […]

Briefs

Fall image of the Law School Reading Room.

Briefs Santa Ono became the University of Michigan’s 15th president in October. Previously, he served as president and vice chancellor at the University of British Columbia and president of the University of Cincinnati. Earlier in his career, he was an administrator and professor at Emory University, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University, and University College London. President […]

Recent Gifts – Fall 2022 Law Quadrangle

Inside the Michigan Law School Reading Room

Recent Gifts Richard R. Burns, ’71, and Elizabeth M. Burns made a recent additional gift commitment of $225,000, which will support the Richard and Elizabeth Burns Debt Management Fund, the Law School Fund, and the Michigan Law Scholarship Fund in Honor of the Women of the Class of ’71. These gifts are in honor of […]