Published: March 05, 2024
The 2024 Shapero Cup Moot Court Competition and Symposium took place Monday, February 19. The competition was held in courtrooms at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the symposium was held at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit.
District Court Judge Julie Nicholson to retireMarch 05, 2024Oakland County 52-3 District Court Judge Julie Nicholson is announcing her retirement after more than 27 years on the bench effective April 1. Located in Rochester Hills, the district court serves 11 communities which include Auburn Hills, Lake Angeles, Lake Orion, Rochester, Rochester Hills and the townships of Orion, Oakland, Addison, Leonard, and Oxford.
Possible pathway: Environmental law piques interest of local studentMarch 05, 2024Growing up, Haley Marion loved to play in the dirt, catching frogs, snakes, and anything she could get her little hands on.
“I grew to understand the importance of nature to one’s sense of self, and how harmful it could be if those resources were stripped from us as humans,” she says.
Happy HourMarch 05, 2024Wayne State University Law School hosted a Happy Hour event on Tuesday, February 20. Wayne Law alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered at Urbanrest Brewery in Ferndale to socialize and network.
Firm donates legal fees to ACLU of MichiganMarch 05, 2024Honigman recently announced the firm is donating to the ACLU of Michigan $262,000 in legal fees—its portion of a $315,000 attorneys’ fee settlement with the Michigan Department of Corrections. The donation follows a victory in July 2023 in Woodman v Department of Corrections, in which the Michigan Supreme Court held that courts cannot reduce attorneys’ fee awards solely because lawyers work on a pro bono basis.
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