Assistant Professor of Law Instruction Nicholas Schroeck discusses the safety of dams in Oakland County, Mich. in Downtown Newsmagazine, July 14. Read the full article online.

Detroit Mercy Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs James Broughton was featured in a Michigan Radio podcast, discussing how two recent Supreme Court decisions may impact cases of COVID-19 in Michigan. Listen to the full show or Broughton’s segment online.

Associate Professor of Law Instruction Karen Henning co-authored the third edition of Mastering Criminal Procedure Volume 1–The Investigative Stage. Mastering Criminal Procedure is a two-volume project and is part of Carolina Academic Press’s Mastering Series. The Mastering Series, drafted by expert legal scholars, is designed to provide the core doctrine …

Associate Professor of Law Instruction Erin Archerd’s article, “Evaluating Mediation’s Future,” was recently published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution.

Professor of Law Instruction Jelani Jefferson Exum will discuss policing and police reform on Friday, June 19 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., hosted by the American Constitution Society. Click here to register and attend on Zoom.

Associate Professor of Law Instruction Stephen Wilks published the article, “The Reimagined Schoolyard: Cryptocurrency’s Adoption in Tomorrow’s International Monetary Order,” in the Boston College Intellectual Property and Technology Forum.

Grants aid students and community work

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm within the …

Grants aid Detroit Mercy service work and students

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at University of Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm …

Detroit Mercy Law to host Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for annual social justice lecture series

The national discussion about voting rights will be front and center when Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson visits the Riverfront Campus on Monday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. A national leader in election law, Benson will deliver her lecture, “Voting Rights at the Core of a Just Society,” as …

Detroit Mercy Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs J. Richard Broughton was quoted in the Voice of America News article, “Americans have been torn for decades over use of capital punishment,” July 27. The article examined the Justice Department’s recent announcement on resuming executions of federal death row inmates.

Detroit Mercy Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs J. Richard Broughton was interviewed by Cheddar News Network, discussing the Justice Department’s announcement regarding the federal death penalty. Watch the segment online.

Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Law Instruction Nicholas Schroeck shared his thoughts with WDET 101.9 FM on the proposed Detroit ordinance that would measure greenhouse gas emissions in the city. Listen to the interview online.

Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards 2019

On Friday, April 12, Detroit Mercy honored eight special alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors alumni from each …

Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Law Nick Schroeck was interviewed on WDET 101.9 FM on Great Lakes restoration initiative funding, March 18. Listen to the interview online.

Detroit Mercy Law honors alumna Judge Denise Langford Morris with portrait

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law hosted a portrait unveiling of alumna and Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise K. Langford Morris, March 8, on International Women’s Day. Painted by Detroit artist Henry Heading, the portrait is a gift from four Detroit Mercy Law student organizations—Law Review, Black Law …

Detroit Mercy Law to host symposium honoring 1859 Frederick Douglass-John Brown meeting in Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host “Detroit’s Abolitionist Moment: 160 Years of Fighting for Justice,” a symposium celebrating the historic March 12, 1859 meeting of famous abolitionists Frederick Douglass and John Brown at the home of William Webb in Detroit. The event is Tuesday, March 12 from 9 a.m. …

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Professor Lawrence Dubin received the State Bar of Michigan’s John W. Reed Michigan Lawyer Legacy Award during the annual State Bar of Michigan NEXT Conference in Grand Rapids. The prestigious John W. Reed Michigan Lawyer Legacy Award is presented periodically to an educator …