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Issue: Spring 2015 | Section: Briefs

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Judge Haddad sitting at desk in front of windows Judge Haddad sitting at desk in front of windows

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Human Trafficking Clinic Helping to Create New Clinic in Brazil

Michigan Law’s Human Trafficking Clinic is working with a university in Brazil to create a similar legal clinic there in which law students will represent people who have been forced into slave labor in South America’s largest country.

Robert Fiske, ’55, with the 2014 Fiske Fellows (left to right): Samuel Hall, ’13, Elizabeth Grossman, ’12, Meredith Garry, ’13, and Austin Hakes, ’12. Robert Fiske, ’55, with the 2014 Fiske Fellows (left to right): Samuel Hall, ’13, Elizabeth Grossman, ’12, Meredith Garry, ’13, and Austin Hakes, ’12.

Briefs Spring 2015

2014 Fiske Fellows Gratefully Pursue Their Passions

The Fiske Fellowship was established in 2001 by Robert Fiske, ’55, a senior counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell and a former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Three-year fellowships are awarded annually to up to four Michigan Law graduates who serve as government lawyers.

Hudson talked with the Princess Royal (Princess Anne) about the value to Lincoln Cathedral of their original copy of the 1215 charter. Hudson talked with the Princess Royal (Princess Anne) about the value to Lincoln Cathedral of their original copy of the 1215 charter.

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A Royal Reception

Two Michigan Law professors reflect on a February reception honoring the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. 

Exterior view of the Law School's inner courtyard Exterior view of the Law School's inner courtyard

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Students and Alumni Unite to Guarantee Summer Funding for All 1Ls

Gifts from the Himan Brown Charitable Trust and from Lisa and Chris Jeffries, ’74—with a startup gift from the Law School Student Senate and ongoing fundraising through Student Funded Fellowships—will support 1Ls taking unpaid or low-paying summer internships in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors, making it the most inclusive program at any top law school. 

Justice Ginsburg Visits Campus Justice Ginsburg Visits Campus

Briefs Spring 2015

Justice Ginsburg Visits Campus

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in an engaging and spirited 90-minute conversation at U-M’s Hill Auditorium on February 6, during which she spoke about milestones in her own life, as well as key moments in the legal history of the past several decades.