This seminar will examine selected topics in Michigan public sector labor law both in government and public education. There is no prerequisite for the course but having taken either a private or public sector labor law class would be helpful.
This seminar will undertake an in depth exploration of selected ethical issues concerning the professional responsibility of lawyers, as well as examine some ways in which lawyers can utilize their legal skills in working toward the promotion of social justice in our society. Students will be expected to research, write, and present a significant scholarly paper on an appropriate topic.
This seminar will undertake an in-depth exploration of selected topics in Animal Law, with an emphasis on animal rights and animal welfare. Students will be expected to research, write, and present a significant scholarly paper on an appropriate topic.
In the clinic, students will work on plea appeals and will prepare a criminal appellate brief to be submitted to the circuit court, Michigan Court of Appeals or Michigan Supreme Court under the supervision of attorneys from the State Appellate Defender Office.