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@UMICHLAW: Spring/Summer 2018

Professor Sam Gross retires  |  Cook Professors honored  |  LAW Breaks students volunteer  |  and more...

Law School Students in India Law School Students in India

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Students Study and Experience Law and Economic Development in India

“People have a lot of perceptions about India,” Professor Vikramaditya Khanna says. “But when you go there, the thing that strikes you is the non-stop activity.” In recent years, Khanna has taught Michigan Law students about how India’s policies and laws are shaping that growth. This year, he took it a step further by taking students from his Law and Economic Development in India seminar on a trip to his birthplace during winter recess.

Clinical Professor Paul D. Reingold Clinical Professor Paul D. Reingold

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Lawsuit Brings Changes to Michigan’s Sex Offender Registration Law

Six people who filed a lawsuit against the State of Michigan, challenging the constitutionality of its Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), have been removed from the public sex offender registry after a final order in their case, Does v. Snyder, was issued in January.

James Boyd White James Boyd White

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45th Anniversary Edition of The Legal Imagination Published

“When we first published The Legal Imagination, it was groundbreaking and inspirational to a generation of legal faculty and students seeking to re-situate the foundations of law in language and the human experience,” says Joe Terry, publisher of Wolters Kluwer’s legal education division. 

Carolyn Frantz speaking at Latham’s Leading Women Series Carolyn Frantz speaking at Latham’s Leading Women Series

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Latham’s Leading Women Series Kicks Off with Microsoft VP Carolyn Frantz, ’00

“When I attended Michigan, I didn’t join the Women Law Students Association because I was adamant that I was a law student, not a woman law student,” said Carolyn Frantz, ’00, who is vice president, deputy general counsel, and corporate secretary at Microsoft Corp. 

Alumni and Friends Service Day Alumni and Friends Service Day

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Alumni and Friends Service Day in Chicago Supports a Fellow Alum’s Labor of Love

"For a refugee like me, going to the University of Michigan Law School was a life-changing experience,” says Bernard Cherkasov, ’03. As executive director of the Chicago branch of Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit connecting those who can give with those who are in need, Cherkasov’s work involves providing everyday necessities for children from birth to age 12.

Photo of people announcing the launch of the Journal at ITS America Photo of people announcing the launch of the Journal at ITS America

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New Law and Mobility Transformation Project Driven by Michigan Law

“With its rich history and deep roots in automotive technology, Michigan has long pioneered mobility transformation,” says Daniel Crane, the Frederick Paul Furth Sr. Professor of Law.

Albie Sachs Albie Sachs

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Anti-Apartheid Leader, Former Constitutional Court Justice Delivers Bishop Lecture

Justice Albie Sachs knew Nelson Mandela “before he was the Nelson Mandela,” and during this year’s William W. Bishop Lecture in International Law, he regaled a standing-room-only crowd with tales from the frontline of the anti-apartheid movement and South Africa’s burgeoning democracy.

Day time aerial view of University of Michigan Law School Day time aerial view of University of Michigan Law School

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Michigan Law Announces Faculty Fellow Program

Michigan Law will launch a program of two-year fellowships for highly promising scholars with outstanding academic records, giving them an opportunity to develop their scholarship and teaching skills in preparation for the academic job market. 

 Bayrex Martí  Bayrex Martí

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Bayrex Martí, ’06, Named Assistant Dean of Student Life

Bayrex Martí, ’06, joined the Law School in October 2017 as assistant dean for student life. “I’m happy to be back at my alma mater,” Martí says. “There’s an energy here, and it’s something I haven’t gotten anywhere else. I feel invigorated coming to work every day.”