Spring/Summer 2023

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Student Orgs Celebrate Outstanding Students

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The Law School’s affinity groups held their annual banquets during the winter semester to celebrate another year and to award scholarships and fellowships to second-year students in the community.

 


 

The Black Law Students Association held the annual Butch Carpenter Banquet on March 25, in conjunction with the Black Alumni Reunion. The winner of the Butch Carpenter Memorial Scholarship is Jalen Rose (right), who is pictured with runners-up Kamryn Sannicks and Braxton High. Rose is working with the Federal Public Defender Program in Chicago this summer.

Black Law Students Association

The Black Law Students Association held the annual Butch Carpenter Banquet on March 25, in conjunction with the Black Alumni Reunion. The winner of the Butch Carpenter Memorial Scholarship is Jalen Rose (right), who is pictured with runners up Kamryn Sannicks and Braxton High. Rose is working with  the Federal Public Defender Program in Chicago this summer. 

 


 

Outlaws

The Outlaws Gayla on February 18 featured a keynote address by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, who is pictured with Rory Peters, the recipient of the Kevin E. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship. Peters is a summer intern at the Legal Council  for Health Justice in the AIDS Legal Council Program. 

The Outlaws Gayla on February 18 featured a keynote address by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, who is pictured with Rory Peters, the recipient of the Kevin E. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship. Peters is a summer intern at the Legal Council for Health Justice in the AIDS Legal Council Program.

 


 

At the Jenny Runkles Banquet on March 11, sponsored by the Women Law Students Association, Professor from Practice Barbara McQuade, ’91, presented the Jenny Runkles Memorial Award to Emmy Maluf (center) and Jessica Nelson (right). Breezy Adams, who was not able to attend the banquet and is pictured separately, also received the award. Maluf is spending the summer with the ACLU Voting Rights Project in New York. Nelson is working at Community Legal Aid in Springfield, Massachusetts, this summer.
At the Jenny Runkles Banquet on March 11, sponsored by the Women Law Students Association, Professor from Practice Barbara McQuade, ’91, presented the Jenny Runkles Memorial Award to Emmy Maluf (center) and Jessica Nelson (right). Breezy Adams, who was not able to attend the banquet and is pictured separately, also received the award. Maluf is spending the summer with the ACLU Voting Rights Project in New York. Nelson is working at Community Legal Aid in Springfield, Massachusetts, this summer.

Women Law Students Association

At the Jenny Runkles Banquet on March 11, sponsored by the Women Law Students Association, Professor from Practice Barbara McQuade, ’91, presented the Jenny Runkles Memorial Award to Emmy Maluf (center, top picture) and Jessica Nelson (right, top picture). Breezy Adams, who was not able to attend the banquet and is pictured separately, also received the award. Maluf is spending the summer with the ACLU Voting Rights Project in New York. Nelson is working at Community Legal Aid in Springfield, Massachusetts, this summer. 

 


 

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

Lora Zuo (center left) and Sarah Choe received the Public Interest Fellowship at the annual Origins Banquet, hosted by the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, on March 24. They are flanked by past recipients Matthew Feng, ’23, and Zainab Bhindarwala, a rising 3L. Zuo is spending the summer at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle, in the Naturalization Unit. Choe is a summer law clerk in the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, serving  in the Special Education Division. 

Lora Zuo (center left) and Sarah Choe received the Public Interest Fellowship at the annual Origins Banquet, hosted by the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, on March 24. They are flanked by past recipients Matthew Feng, ’23, and Zainab Bhindarwala, a rising 3L. Zuo is spending the summer at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle, in the Naturalization Unit. Choe is a summer law clerk in the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, serving  in the Special Education Divi

 


 

Liliam Clavijo Hernandez, Vivian M. Fernandez, and Daniel Roque-Coplin were the recipients of the Juan Luis Tienda Scholarship from the Latino Law Students Association. Clavijo (left) and Fernandez received their awards at the Tienda Banquet on March 31. Roque-Coplin is pictured at an end-of-semester ceremony for the Law School’s student award winners. This summer, Clavijo is a civil rights litigation clerk with the Public Rights Project, Fernandez is a summer associate and 1L Diversity Fellow in the New Yo
Liliam Clavijo Hernandez, Vivian M. Fernandez, and Daniel Roque-Coplin were the recipients of the Juan Luis Tienda Scholarship from the Latino Law Students Association. Clavijo (left) and Fernandez received their awards at the Tienda Banquet on March 31. Roque-Coplin is pictured at an end-of-semester ceremony for the Law School’s student award winners. This summer, Clavijo is a civil rights litigation clerk with the Public Rights Project, Fernandez is a summer associate and 1L Diversity Fellow in the New Yo

Latino Law Students Association

Liliam Clavijo Hernandez, Vivian M. Fernandez, and Daniel Roque-Coplin were the recipients of the Juan Luis Tienda Scholarship from the Latino Law Students Association. Clavijo (left, top photo) and Fernandez received their awards at the Tienda Banquet on March 31. Roque-Coplin is pictured at an end-of-semester ceremony for the Law School’s student award winners. This summer, Clavijo is a civil rights litigation clerk with the Public Rights Project, Fernandez is a summer associate and 1L Diversity Fellow in the New York office of Milbank LLP, and Roque-Coplin is a judicial intern on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.