Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Detroit Mercy Law will host its annual Book Awards ceremony on February 28, 2017 at 5:00pm at Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, followed by a celebratory reception in the atrium. Business attire is required.
The Book Awards celebrate outstanding academic and service achievement. Detroit Mercy Law presents the Book Awards to students who have ranked first in a law school course in the preceding year or who have provided exceptional service to the school. Students on the Dean’s Honor List are also acknowledged.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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.
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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 8:30 am
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.
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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 9:00 am
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, email@example.com, (313)-596-0264.
This event is sponsored by the Law School Admission Council as part of DiscoverLaw.org Months.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 4:00 pm
The Professor Patrick A. Keenan Memorial Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Detroit Mercy Law upperclass students will be held on campus in March. Professor Keenan served on the Detroit Mercy Law faculty from 1976 until he passed away in 2006. He taught numerous courses, including constitutional law, evidence, criminal law, trial practice, torts, and professional responsibility. From humble beginnings as a storefront lawyer, he was always passionate about the law and taught his students the importance of fair representation for people from all walks of life.
The preliminary rounds will be held on March 10 and March 11 and the final round will be on March 15. Alumni are needed to judge the preliminary rounds and may RSVP to the Moot Court Board of Advocates. Questions may be directed to Professor Gary Maveal.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:00 am
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your name L number and number of guests.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
The Board of Directors of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Alumni Association invites judges, attorneys, and Detroit Mercy law students to attend its career networking reception, "Erin Go Law," on Thursday, March 16, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the atrium of the School of Law.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:00 am
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 email@example.com 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
- Estates and Trusts
- Criminal Law
- Canadian & US Business Organizations (students interested in Dual JD Program)
Day Section B: 12:30 PM - 3:25 PM
- Federal Jurisdiction
- US Constitutional Law (students interested in Dual JD Program)
Evening Section: 4:30 AM - 7:20 PM
- Professional Responsibility
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:00 pm
The Detroit Mercy Law Black Law Students Association is hosting its 12th annual Vegas Night on Saturday, March 25, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at Pi Banquet Hall in Southfield. Questions regarding the event may be directed to BLSA's President, Alex Green IV.
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