Red Mass 2017
Detroit Mercy Law will host its 105th annual Red Mass on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at noon at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, followed by a complimentary luncheon in the atrium. Red Mass is an opportunity for law students, judges, lawyers, civic leaders, faculty, staff, and administrators of all faiths to come together and celebrate the beginning of the new judicial term and academic year. The School has hosted the Red Mass on behalf of the Archdiocese of Detroit at Saints Peter and Paul since the School opened in 1912. Driving Directions and Parking>>
A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student
We invite you to experience "A Day in the Life of a Detroit Mercy Law Student" on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. You will meet members of the Detroit Mercy Law faculty, administration and current student and will sit in on a real class. Lunch or dinner will be provided and optional Law School Tours are also available. Email Caitlin McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Please include your full name, which section you'll be attending and rank the class preference (of the ones listed within the time slot you chose). RSVP by March 15th and you will be notified of your assigned class by March 17th. Day Section A: 10:00 AM - 1:50 PM Class options: Estates and Trusts Criminal Law Canadian & US Business Organizations (students interested in Dual JD Program) Day Section B: 12:30 PM - 3:25 PM Class options: Contracts Federal Jurisdiction US Constitutional Law (students interested in Dual JD Program) Evening Section: 4:30 AM - 7:20 PM Class options: Contracts Professional Responsibility
March 11, 2017: Prospective Student Open House
Find out why men and women have been choosing Detroit Mercy Law for over 100 years for their legal education. Learn how Detroit Mercy Law not only teaches you the law, but teaches you how to be a lawyer. Through your education here, you will become a lawyer who makes a difference in your workplace and your community. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the campus and speak with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students. To register, email email@example.com with your name L number and number of guests.
Detroit Mercy Law Aspiring Attorneys Workshop (By Invitation Only)
Detroit Mercy Law will host its 1st Annual Aspiring Attorneys Workshop on Friday, March 10th, 9:00 am - 12:30pm. This program is aimed at introducing high school junior and seniors from select schools in the Detroit Public Schools Community District to the law school and hopefully spark an interest in pursuing a legal career. Students will participate in a mock law school class taught by one of our professors, engage in activities aimed at exploring different areas of the law and career options, tour the law school, and participate in a college readiness workshop. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Eric McCloud, firstname.lastname@example.org, (313)-596-0264. This event is sponsored by the Law School Admission Council as part of DiscoverLaw.org Months.
Law Review Symposium
The Law Review will host its annual symposium on March 3, 2017. The symposium will feature legal professionals and scholars from across the country to discuss the American Bar Association's implementation of Standards 314 and 315, which deal with formative assessments in law school classrooms. For more information click HERE.
McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion
Our annual McElroy Lecture provides a forum for prominent thinkers and leaders to address fundamental issues of law and religion. This year's lecturer is Intisar A. Rabb, a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program. Dr. Rabb also holds an appointment as a Professor of History at Harvard University and as the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The title of Dr. Rabb's Lecture is, "Qāḍī Justice: Islamic Law as Procedure." The lecture will be held on March 2, 2017, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in room 226, followed by a complimentary reception in the atrium. Register Online for McElroy Lecture>> Event Details>>
November 10, 2016: Prospective Student Open House
Find out why men and women have been choosing Detroit Mercy Law for over 100 years for their legal education. Learn how Detroit Mercy Law not only teaches you the law, but teaches you how to be a lawyer. Through your education here, you will become a lawyer who makes a difference in your workplace and your community. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the campus and speak with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students.