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Beauty Image of the Dining Hall Beauty Image of the Dining Hall

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Halberstam and Seinfeld Outline Plans for Associate Deanships

Professors Daniel Halberstam and Gil Seinfeld have been appointed associate deans of the Law School by Dean Mark West. As of July 1, Halberstam is the associate dean for faculty and research and Seinfeld is the associate dean for academic programming. 

Sonja Starr Sonja Starr

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Ban the Box Legislation Leads to Increase in Racial Discrimination

“Ban the Box” legislation seeks to open doors to employment for people with criminal records by barring employers from asking about records on employment applications. But a major study points to a serious unintended consequence of these laws: While they may indeed improve the prospects of people with records, this gain comes at the cost of encouraging a substantial increase in racial discrimination by employers.

Douglas A. Kahn Douglas A. Kahn

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Douglas A. Kahn Collegiate Professorship: Alumni Return a Professor’s Investment in Them

In honor of the Law School’s longest-teaching professor, and one of its most influential, the U-M Board of Regents has approved the creation of the Douglas A. Kahn Collegiate Professorship. Professor Kyle Logue has been named the inaugural chairholder.

Beauty image of Arches in the University of Michigan Law School Quad Beauty image of Arches in the University of Michigan Law School Quad

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Carroll, Price, and Rauterberg Join Michigan Law Faculty

Three tenure-track professors with expertise in civil procedure, health innovation, and capital markets began teaching at the Law School this fall, each as an assistant professor of law.

Dr. Mary Frances Berry, PhD ’66, JD ’70, HLLD ’97 Dr. Mary Frances Berry, PhD ’66, JD ’70, HLLD ’97

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Dr. Mary Frances Berry Named 2016 Distinguished Alumna

Michigan Law has named Dr. Mary Frances Berry, PhD ’66, JD ’70, HLLD ’97, as a recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, the Law School’s highest honor. Berry is one the nation’s leading activists for civil rights, gender equality, and social injustice. 

Beauty image of the Law School Reading Room Beauty image of the Law School Reading Room

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@UMICHLAW: Fall 2016

Prof. Edward Cooper's clap out  |  Mich. governor signs Michigan Law clinic bills  |  Child Welfare Appellate Clinic scores three big wins  |  and more...

Sabrina Hadinoto, ’15 Sabrina Hadinoto, ’15

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Sabrina Hadinoto, ’15: Helping Businesses Get Off the Ground

With experience honed in the Zell Entrepreneurship and Law (ZEAL) Venture Capital Lab, Sabrina Hadinoto, ’15, works as an associate at Venture Investors, identifying and analyzing prospective investments. She's just one of the successful VC innovators to benefit from ZEAL.