Professor Howard Abrams was a panelist at a symposium on copyright history and policy held at the University of Glasgow in Scotland on March 25 and 26. The symposium was organized by CREATe Copyright, an organization formed by several universities in the United Kingdom. Prof. Abrams participated in a panel entitled, "What is the Point of Copyright History?" He submitted a paper that was distributed at the symposium, which he will expand into a full length article.
Professor J. Richard Broughton is featured in the new issue of Ambassador magazine as part of a roundtable discussion on free speech and the First Amendment. The piece is entitled, “Mightier than the Sword.”
Mightier than the Sword, Spring 2015, Ambassador magazine
Detroit Mercy School of Law student and Michigan State Representative Vanessa Guerra was the featured speaker at the 12th Annual Cesar Chavez Scholarship Luncheon recently. Rep. Guerra is a past recipient of a GI Forum Scholarship.
State Rep. Vanessa Guerra keynotes America GI Forum lunch, March 25, 2015, mLive
Professor Troy Harris is listed in the global edition of "Who's Who Legal: Construction 2015." He was selected through a peer-nomination process that required independent nominations. He is the only Michigan lawyer listed and only one of four American lawyers to be listed by the publication for both construction and arbitration in 2015.
Business leaders in the news, March 22, 2015, Detroit Free Press
New adjunct professor Amer Zahr is a keen observer of cultural and political issues with an interesting professional background as an attorney and comedian. His course will study the journey of Arab-Americans through the legal system, beginning with Arab immigration to the United States in the 19th century to the present.
Amer Zahr named adjunct professor of law at the University of Detroit-Mercy Law School, March 3, 2015, The Arab American News
Professor Andrew Moore published an Opinion article recently analyzing the Michigan Attorney General's decision to join a lawsuit, on behalf of the People of the State of Michigan, seeking an injunction against the Department of Homeland Security's program of deferred action, thereby objecting to the stay of deportation of immigrants.
On immigration, is Michigan on wrong side of history?, March 23, 2015, The Detroit News