Commencement 2017

Commencement 2017

Friday, May 12. For more information please read the FAQ.

STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

STUDY INTERNATIONALLY

  • Dual JD program with the University of Windsor
  • Extensive international law and comparative law courses
  • Established relationship with Universite d’Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

  • A legal writing program that starts in the first year and continues through the upper level courses.
  • A clinical program that ensures every student the opportunity to represent a client.
  • A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Downtown Detroit location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting Detroit Mercy Law graduates
  • Ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law or Family Law

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Committed to developing lawyers who serve the public good
  • Committed to serving the Detroit community
  • Founded on Jesuit and Mercy principles of service and the success of each individual

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Legal News features Professor Catherine Archibald

Archibald WebThe Legal News recently ran a feature on Professor Catherine Archibald and her examination of transgender rights. 

"This group (transgender individuals) has experienced and is still experiencing pervasive and tragic discrimination in our society."

Her article "Transgender Bathroom Rights" is soon to be published in the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. 

Read the full article here

EVENTS

No events

NEWS

  • Professor Broughton Discusses Immigration Issues

    Richard Broughton August 2014

    Professor Richard Broughton discussed Tuesday's Supreme Court decision and the White House's immigration issue on Click on Detroit with WDIV-TV 4's Devin Scillian. 

     

    Watch the interview here

  • Detroit Mercy Law Grads Volunteer At Detroit Metro Airport

    Detroit Mercy Law grads Joe Vernon ('05), Conor Fitzpatrick ('14) and Ellie Mosko ('09) were part of a team of lawyers sent to Detroit Metro Airport to assist travelers impacted by the immigration ban.

    "We wanted to be able to answer questions and assist travelers who were facing confusion and a great deal of uncertainty as a result of the executive order." - Joe Vernon

    Read the full Detroit Free Press article here


  • ACS Panel on Immigration Order

    Detroit Mercy Law’s American Constitution Society  chapter hosted a panel discussion on President Trump’s recent Executive  Order on immigration on Wednesday, February 1. 

    ACS

    Panelists were Abed Ayoub of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Dawud Walid of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), and Professor Khaled Beydoun.

    Watch a student recording of the panel here.

  • President Garibaldi’s Executive Order Statement

    "Detroit Mercy is a place where 'all are welcome' and where respect for the dignity of each person is one of our core values." - President Antoine Garibaldi

    Detroit Mercy provides information and FAQs regarding Executive Order. Read President Garibaldi’s official statement here

  • Legal News features Professor Catherine Archibald

    Archibald WebThe Legal News recently ran a feature on Professor Catherine Archibald and her examination of transgender rights. 

    "This group (transgender individuals) has experienced and is still experiencing pervasive and tragic discrimination in our society."

    Her article "Transgender Bathroom Rights" is soon to be published in the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. 

    Read the full article here

  • Professor Khaled Beydoun: Politics, Protests, Law and Islam

    Beydon Web

    Professor Khaled Beydoun spoke at Michigan Law last week on 'Politics, Protests, Law and Islam'.

    Beydoun spoke about Islamaphobia, how the law enforces fear against Muslim community and how activism can be used to push against those fears. 

    Read the full Legal News feature here