Law Day event planned for federal courthouse

The U.S. District Court, the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and the Wolverine Bar Association are jointly hosting a Law Day open house on Monday, May 2.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Theodore Levin U.S. District Courthouse, 231 W. Lafayette in Detroit. The theme of Law Day 2016 is “Miranda, More than Words.”

The complimentary program is open to the public and includes an “Ask the Lawyer” pro bono component; courthouse tours; free hotdogs, chips, and cookies; and agency displays and handouts.

Several agencies are participating in Law Day including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Coast Guard; Consumer Bankruptcy Association; Court Historical Society; Drug
Enforcement Agency; FBI; Federal Defenders Office; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; IRS; U.S. Attorney’s Office; U.S. District Court; U.S. Probation Department; U.S. Pretrial Services Agency; and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.

For additional information, visit the court’s website at or the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the FBA’s website at