AOI: Administrative Law
Forty years after its introduction, what is now known as the Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic continues to provide invaluable hands-on learning experience for students, using litigation and other means of advocacy to advance environmental priorities in the Great Lakes region and beyond.
Class Note Winter 2020
Michael Bobelian, ’98, a journalist who has reported on the Supreme Court and other legal topics since 2003, explores the controversial Supreme Court nomination of Abe Fortas in his new book, The Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court.
Class Note Fall 2015
When the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) was reintroduced with bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate in June, it was a personal victory for Dina Leshetz Bakst, ’97. Bakst helped to draft the legislation, which provides stronger legal protections for pregnant women in the workplace.
Class Note Fall 2015
Russell Smith’s clients are slimy. Really. They number in the billions, don’t communicate, and move constantly. He willingly allows many to get the death penalty. Smith, ’86, is deputy assistant secretary for international fisheries at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Class Note Spring/Summer 2018
What do a Spanish coin from the 17th century, natural gas, wind turbines, and exceptional Michigan red wines have in common? Marty Lagina and, strangely enough, the 45th parallel.
Impact Winter 2022
In recognition of a transformational $2 million dollar gift from Sam Zell, ’66, and the Zell Family Foundation, the Law School’s clinical program that represents and advises entrepreneurial ventures has been renamed the Zell Entrepreneurship Clinic. This extraordinary show of support for the Law School and its mission builds on a previous $5 million dollar gift from Zell and his foundation.
Briefs Fall 2022
Santa Ono becomes the University of Michigan’s 15th president | Professor Jim Hathaway retires | Professor Sam Bagenstos confirmed as HHS GC | and more...
@UMICHLAW Winter 2022
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson gives Constitution Day address | Luis C.deBaca, ’93, joins faculty | Professors Margo Schlanger and David Uhlmann nominated for government posts | and more...
@UMICHLAW Spring 2021
Tamar Alexanian, ’21, named 2021 Skadden Fellow | Daniel Fryer, ’18, joins Michigan Law faculty | Professor Samuel Bagenstos becomes OMB GC | and more...
“Legendary food, legendary service” is the mission statement of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain. And for in-house lawyer Nora FitzGerald Meldrum, ’99, legendary legal service is what she aspires to provide to the company and its nearly 60,000 employees.